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  • Financial discipline = happiness in retirement, study says

    Financial discipline = happiness in retirement, study says
    People who are financially disciplined feel more secure about their finances and are likelier to be happy in retirement, according to a new study.
  • Chris Avetisian - Chief Financial Officer

    Chris Avetisian was named senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Los Angeles Times in February 2008. Most of his career has been in publishing, with almost 30 years of business experience at The Times. Since 1978, Avetisian has worked...

    Counting assets before paying for college

    Dear Liz: We have a son who is a high school junior and who is planning on going to college. We met with a college financial planner who suggested we put money in a whole life insurance policy as a way to help get more financial aid. Is that a good idea?...

    Keep credit cards active without slipping into debt

    Dear Liz: Recently I've paid off almost $20,000 in credit card debt and am determined not to go down that path again. Because I haven't used these cards in a while, though, I'm starting to get notifications from the credit card companies that they're...

    Record number of educated women are 'marrying down'

    Record number of educated women are 'marrying down'
    A record number of American women are “marrying down,” tying the knot with a husband who is less educated than they are, according to a new study. Nearly 21% of married women in 2012 were better educated than their spouses, a threefold...