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Monthly Archives: May 2018

What to Know Before Saying ‘Yes’ to an Online Wedding Dress

Written on May 31, 2018 at 9:00 am, by

Carol Hickins’ wedding dress arrived at her office “in a plastic bag inside a brown cardboard box,” she says. The packaging was a “letdown,” she says, but the dress was not. She loved the gown she bought from the Ann Taylor website. That was in 2013, and Ann Taylor has since stopped selling wedding dresses.  Continue Reading »

7 Gifts That Help Your Grad Stash More Cash

Written on May 25, 2018 at 2:54 pm, by

If you want to give a graduation gift that is always appreciated, give cash. If you want to give a gift that will help your grad save cash, though, you’ll need to give it a little more thought. Any of the following gifts would be appropriate for a college graduate heading out into the world, and most  Continue Reading »

Money Advice for New Grads — and Some Old-School Wisdom

Written on May 17, 2018 at 11:29 am, by

Many basic principles about saving and investing don’t change. But plenty of other things do, including the economy, tax law and employment trends. So we asked leading personal finance experts to share with us the best money advice they ever received, as well as what they would tell today’s new graduates. Here are their responses,  Continue Reading »