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An actionable lesson from #Brangelina: Where you file for divorce can make a big difference, financially: http://cnb.cx/2d1R0r1
Which jurisdiction you choose to file for divorce can matter greatly on asset division, alimony and other issues. How to protect your finances.
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Celebrities: They're just like us. At least, they are when it comes to estate-planning mistakes: http://cnb.cx/2cWy8d0
You may not be Prince or Robin Williams, but you can learn a whole lot from them about estate planning. Here's how not to wreck yours.
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Here's what to do if you're lucky enough to have leftover college savings: http://cnb.cx/2cG7F4O
College costs are rising, but there are some circumstances that could mean you've saved too much. Here's how to make the most of leftover 529 funds.
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Only 6% of millionaire retirees say amassing $1M was their most important financial milestone: http://cnb.cx/2cn9yDj
A new study from Ameriprise finds that saving $1 million isn't the most important financial milestone for many retirees. Here's what is.
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How much you leave to your heirs may depend on the estate tax laws in your state: http://cnb.cx/2bI8BYd
Dying isn't cheap if you live in certain places with low estate-tax thresholds, inheritance taxes or high funeral costs.
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Traveling over Labor Day? Better make sure your plans are storm-proof: http://cnb.cx/2byt7dO
Meteorologists are watching storms in the Atlantic and Pacific, which could affect your holiday weekend travel plans.
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Two-thirds of couples have an agreement to talk before spending a certain amount. The problem? They disagree on that amount. http://cnb.cx/2cZvW62
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Are you worried about the security of all the financial data you hand off to an advisor? You should be: http://cnb.cx/2ccEVfP
You're right to be worried about the security of financial data you've handed off to an advisor. Only half are aware of the risks, a survey finds.
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There are more than 100 shopping days left before Christmas -- but not if you're buying holiday airfare: http://cnb.cx/2cwm0hE
New data from Hipmunk finds that some travelers may have just a few days left before prices start to increase. Others may have a few weeks.
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New financial thriller "Equity" spotlights real-life career challenges for women: http://cnb.cx/2bXWrro
The new Wall Street drama "Equity" hits on the professional and personal challenges women face in the workplace.
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Planning to buy a new car over Labor Day weekend? Better shop around for financing, first: http://cnb.cx/2bEzXyu
A new report from WalletHub.com finds that auto loan rates can vary widely. Where to get the best pricing.
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Faking your own death, weirdly, has a lot of financial considerations. "Playing Dead" author Elizabeth Greenwood talks to me about why money is a big motivator: http://cnb.cx/2bC8Qhw
Elizabeth Greenwood, author of "Playing Dead," talks to CNBC about the money motivations of people who commit pseudocide.
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Consumer reporter, personal finance expert, reader of books, wrangler of cats.
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Kelli B. Grant is a consumer reporter for CNBC.com. 

Grant appears regularly as a financial expert on CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC and Fox. She has written for various publications, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal Sunday, Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, Kiplinger's Personal Finance and Family Circle. Before joining CNBC.com, Grant worked at MarketWatch.com and SmartMoney.com as the senior consumer reporter. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and anthropology from Ithaca College.
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I once bought $350 worth of clothes at Macy's. Final bill, after my various discounts and free gift cards? They owed me $7.
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  • CNBC.com
    Writer, 2013 - present
  • SmartMoney.com
    Senior Consumer Reporter, 2005 - 2013
  • MarketWatch.com
    Reporter, 2004 - 2005
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