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Color of Money: The physical way to fiscal health

WASHINGTON -- I didn't think you could sweat in a swimming pool.

"You're at 50 percent, now push it to 80 percent," my water fitness instructor yells over the blaring music. The tempo is about to increase. Those of us in the class prepare for ...

Color of Money: No easy way to get out of debt

WASHINGTON -- Many people who are deeply in debt are desperate for a quick fix.

They ask the question: What can I do to get out of debt?

But they aren't willing to accept the answer I give them, which is that it takes time. And discipline. And ...