The Savings Game - Humberto Cruz

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The Savings Game

For years, The Savings Game has laid down the basic principles of prudent financial planning and helped readers educate themselves about saving and investing. Columnists Elliot Raphaelson and Anya Kamenetz continue this tradition with fresh insights.

Elliot Raphaelson: Former bank executive, lecturer and Florida court mediator, Raphaelson has decades of experience observing the mistakes that savers and investors make.

Anya Kamenetz: Author of the popular book "Generation Debt," Kamenetz is an expert on the financial challenges facing young adults.

The Savings Game Samples

Onus is on you to get Social Security benefits you deserve

Many good books have been written about getting the most out of Social Security, and I have reviewed several of them. No one should decide when to take Social Security without fully understanding all options.

Financial firms offer bonuses for IRA transfers, rollovers

If you are looking to roll over your 401 into an IRA or simply move your retirement accounts from one financial institution to another, there's good news.

Go back to work or stay home with the kids?

The workforce participation of mothers has been dropping over the last decade, with 29 percent of mothers staying at home in 2012 compared with 23 percent in 1999.

Customer-funded models help get businesses off the ground

Many people aspire to start their own business. One major reason for such failures is insufficient financing.

5 lessons about money I learned from my grandmother

Last week my grandmother, my last living grandparent, passed away at the age of 96. 1. Education is the best investment. My grandmother and her sister both graduated from college -- a highly unusual accomplishment for women of their generation.

Obamacare penalty for uninsured is due at tax time

The Affordable Care Act required taxpayers to have qualified health care insurance in 2014. If you, your spouse and your dependents had what is known as "minimum essential coverage" for all months in 2014, you will not have a penalty.

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