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Gail MarksJarvis
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Be the boss of your student loans
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Pay increases are half of those in a strong economy
Although the economy added an impressive number of new jobs in April, Americans are still waiting to get raises.
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Stocks on roller coaster as the lookout for higher interest rates begins
With the first quarter of the year about to end, the lesson of the stock market over the last three months has been: ;Don't peek.
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What to do if you win the lottery....OR, more likely, get a juicy tax refund. Hint:  I won't make you suffer #taxrefund #RothIRA #lottery
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Record dividends and stock buybacks are a treat for investors; not economy
Despite their ongoing struggle to get customers to buy their products and services, large U.S. companies flush with cash are handing it out like candy to win investors' affections.
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Frustrating effort to get people back to work when the world is struggling to grow demand
The economy is showing some signs of strength — not tremendous strength, mind you, but enough to prove there was adequate heft to weather the partial government shutdown and keep investors in a stock market that has climbed a remarkable 23.6 percent this year.
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Bond investors show fear, stock investors don't.  Who's right?
What do bond investors know that stock investors don't?
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Miss Gail' stock investors is no right, there is not futur stock' where is our economic futur?
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You may not love the U.S. dollar, but you can't leave it
In contrast to just a few years ago, you don't hear the shrill cry over the dollar much anymore.
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Americans are richer than ever, but not people under 40. It's not surprising  that retailers are wondering where the customers are http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/yourmoney/ct-economy-gail-0309-biz--20140309,0,4562145.column #wealth #stockmarket #millennials #consumers
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Is the MyRA a good deal for you? 
President Barack Obama announced a retirement savings program for lower-income workers, called "myRA"; an idea that has been kicking around for awhile.
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Is Santa stuck in Wall Street's chimney?
Did Santa get stuck in Wall Street's chimney? ;
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Nationally syndicated financial columnist, Chicago Tribune Author, Speaker
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Chicago Tribune financial columnist, author
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Gail MarksJarvis is a syndicated financial columnist at Chicago Tribune and author of best-selling "Saving for Retirement (Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery)"
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My book is the 2013 EIFLE Award-winner, the nations top award for a personal finance book: "Saving for Retirement (Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery)"
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  • University of Minnesota
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