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When Keeping up with the Joneses Brings You Down



Comparisons to the folks next door are rarely the path to smart decision making. That’s especially true when it comes to money. You may be amazed that given the choice, many people would select a payout that places them above others, even if it meant making less money overall. In a study…

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Picking Up the Pace: New Evidence of Better Employment and Wage Growth (Video)



The current economic expansion in the United States is healthy and robust; however, it has failed to excite many observers. Part of the reason is a lack of wage growth. The economists at Principal Global Investors dug through data compiled from retirement-plan clients of The Principal Financial…

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