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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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Here's What David Einhorn's $7.7 Billion Hedge Fund Has Been Buying and Selling

Should you buy General Motors and pare back your Apple stake, too?

Sat May 23

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Healthcare Investment Opportunities for the Long Term

Three healthcare investment opportunities that could be profitable for decades to come.

Fri May 22

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Here's What This 149-Bagger Hedge Fund Has Been Buying and Selling

Are you interested in these airlines and this tech company, too?

Thu May 21

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Here's What Bill Ackman Has Been Buying and Selling

Bill Ackman's Allergan defeat was kind of a victory.

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Here's What Billionaire Activist Carl Icahn Has Been Buying and Selling

It can pay off to keep an eye on big investors such as Carl Icahn.

Wed May 20

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5 Life Insurance Types to Know

The main life insurance types to know are whole, universal, variable, variable universal, and term.

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What Is Whole Life Insurance?

The answer to the “What is whole life insurance?” question is this: It's financial protection, plus an investment.

Tue May 19

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Berkshire Hathaway's Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Berkshire Hathaway's sustainable competitive advantage is that it actually has many of them.

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3 Pervasive Banking Myths Debunked

Don't fall for these banking myths, lest your pocketbook suffer.

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The Bequest: What Givers and Receivers Need to Know

Consider a bequest to benefit a loved one or favored organization.

Mon May 18

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Gross Annual Income: Why This Number Matters

Understanding gross annual income is important for your taxes and investing.

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What Is a W9?

Reduce your risk of tax troubles by knowing the answer to the question: "What is a W9?"

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Time to Take Profit in Berkshire Hathaway Stock?

Here are some good and bad reasons to sell your shares of Warren Buffett's company.

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Elizabeth Warren Is Worried About Annuities: Should You Be, Too?

Is your salesperson trying to earn an expensive cruise?

Sun May 17

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What Is an LLC? It’s How You Might Organize Your Business

The "What is an LLC?" question is an important one to understand if you're a business owner.

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How a Strong Dollar Affects the Average American

There are upsides and downsides to the strong dollar.

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The RMD Table: Your Helper in Retirement

The RMD table will tell you how much you need to withdraw from retirement accounts each year.

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CASE Credit Union: What You Need to Know

Credit unions such as CASE Credit Union can save you a lot of money.

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Downriver Community Federal Credit Union: What You Need to Know

Meet and consider the Downriver Community Federal Credit Union.

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How to Save Money Fast

If you're wondering how to save money fast, here are lots of strategies to consider.

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