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Color of Money: The 'fast' way to riches

WASHINGTON -- If you want to prosper, you have to work at it.

I don't want to be a dream-killer, but the odds are not in your favor of winning the lottery. And a relative isn't likely to leave you an inheritance that will allow you to tell your ...

Color of Money: Getting your 'number' right

WASHINGTON -- If you resolved to save more for your retirement in 2014, you may be happy to hear about some new research on estimating the income you'll need.

To have enough money for when you are no longer working, you have to know your "number....

Color of Money: When identity thieves strike

WASHINGTON -- One of the best parts of my job is helping address readers' financial concerns. The data breach at Target had a lot of people really worried.

During my last online discussion of the year, a number of people were concerned that ...