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Will retiring boomers kill the stock market?
The theory is that the coming wave of retiring baby boomers will want to invest conservatively, and that means taking money out of stocks. Here's a reality check.

These financial rules of thumb are unreliable
Fifteen financial rules – some useful and some out to lunch.

It's my latte and I'll indulge if I want to
A blogger offers up three personal finance tips you should ignore, including the old standby about avoiding fancy coffee drinks.

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Using Airbnb? Two warnings for you
If you're renting your home, condo or apartment to visitors to your city through the online service Airbnb, be wary of squatters who won't leave.

And also a warning for business travelers thinking about using Airbnb. Are you sure the place you're renting has wireless?

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