TMFSelena

Selena Maranjian

Selena Maranjian has been writing for the Fool since 1996 and covers basic investing and personal finance topics. She also prepares the Fool's syndicated newspaper column, which appears in scores of newspapers across the country, and has written or co-written a number of Fool books, such as "The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens" and "The Motley Fool Money Guide." For more financial and non-financial fare (as well as silly things), follow her on Twitter...

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Sun Jun 28

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Senior Discounts: Save Thousands of Dollars Starting at Age 50

It’s not hard to save $6,000 or even more over a decade.

Wed Jun 24

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Do I Need to File an IRS Schedule E?

You might not realize it, but you might need to file an IRS Schedule E.

Fri Jun 19

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What Is Taxable Income? You May Be Surprised by What Qualifies and What Doesn’t

Learning what taxable income is can make your tax season go more smoothly.

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Nursing Home Costs May Nearly Bankrupt You Unless You Plan Ahead

Take some steps now and you might decrease the burden of nursing home costs later.

Wed Jun 17

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What Do You Need to Open a Bank Account?

You don’t need very much to open a bank account. Still, proceed with caution.

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Forget Mortgage Prequalification: Here’s a Better Option

If you’re thinking about securing mortgage prequalification, forget it -- there’s a better option.

Mon Jun 15

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What Is a Contingent Beneficiary? Something You Shouldn't Overlook

What is a contingent beneficiary? It’s an important plan B.

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The IRS W9 Form: It's Important If You Want to Get Paid

The IRS W9 form is one of the simplest and easiest to fill out.

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The Passive Foreign Investment Company: What It Is and Why You Might Care

If you're invested in a passive foreign investment company, you face some complicated tax issues.

Sun Jun 14

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The Foreign Tax Credit: Putting Dollars Back Into Your Pocket

How to avoid double taxation by using the foreign tax credit.

Thu Jun 11

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Funeral Insurance: Do You Need It?

Learn about why funeral insurance might be the right -- or wrong -- decision for you.

Wed Jun 10

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Homebuyer Mistakes: 7 to Avoid Making

These classic homebuyer mistakes can be costly.

Tue Jun 9

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IRS Form 3903: Bon Voyage, and Congratulations!

You may be able to deduct those moving expenses -- via Form 3903.

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The Subrogation Definition

If you're an insurer who wants to make money, knowing the definition of subrogation will help.

Mon Jun 8

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The Best Stocks in Hotels

If you're seeking the best stocks in hotels, here are three to consider.

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The Best Stocks in eCommerce: All in One Convenient Package

A single ETF can instantly plunk you into the best stocks in eCommerce.

Fri Jun 5

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The 3 Worst CEOs of All Time

The performances of the three worst CEOs of all time are breathtaking -- in a bad way.

Thu Jun 4

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Renaissance Technologies: Here’s What this Huge Hedge Fund Company Has Been Buying

Keeping up with Renaissance Technologies and other big investors can yield investment ideas.

Tue Jun 2

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TIAA-CREF: What This $8.6 Billion Trust Has Been Selling

It can pay off to keep an eye on TIAA-CREF and other big investors to see what they're doing.

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Tiger Global Management: Here's What This Big Hedge Fund Company Has Been Buying

Keeping up with Tiger Global and other big investors can yield insights and investment ideas.

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CAPS Player Rating 85.69
Player Rank 10763 out of 75215
Score 1510.23
Score Change Today +50.54
Accuracy 50.96%
Active Picks 94
Total Picks 105
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