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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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5 Great Ways to Spend Your Income Tax Refund

Make the most of your income tax refund, as it can do a lot of good.

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The Roth 401(k): 9 Things to Know

Your retirement can be made comfier with a Roth 401(k).

Fri Aug 29

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This 149-Bagger Hedge Fund Bought Google Inc. Should You?

Do you think its potential outweighs its risks?

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This $25 Billion Hedge Fund Sold Facebook Inc. Should You?

See if you find the reasons to buy Facebook more compelling than the reasons to sell.

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This $74 Billion Hedge Fund Sold World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Should You?

See if you think the potential outweighs the risk here.

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Why You Need an IRA Account

You can powerfully enhance your retirement with an IRA account.

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This $8 Billion Money Manager Has Bought Netflix, Inc. Should You?

Netflix offers great potential, but also some risk. See if you think the risk is worth taking on.

Wed Aug 27

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401(k) Contribution Limits: One Limit Few Know About

The current 401(k) contribution limits may be more generous than you think.

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2013 and 2014 Tax Tables: What You Need to Know

The 2013 and 2014 tax tables look confusing, but you can master them.

Tue Aug 26

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The SIMPLE IRA Rules You Need to Know

The SIMPLE IRA rules make for an easy path to richer retirement savings.

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3 Reasons the PowerShares QQQ ETF (QQQ) Could Fall

Will these reasons lead you to sell, hang on, or buy?

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Bad News for Your Son, Worse News for Your Daughter

You can make your kids' financial futures much brighter.

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Planning for Retirement: Prepare for These 6 Surprises

Sound planning for retirement includes expecting some unexpected developments.

Mon Aug 25

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This Massive Hedge Fund Company Sold Warren Buffett's Company. Should You Buy?

There are lots of reasons to consider buying into Berkshire Hathaway.

Sun Aug 24

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Filing Taxes for 2014: 5 Things to Know

How you go about filing taxes for 2014 and future years matters.

Sat Aug 23

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How to Retire Early: It May Be Easier Than You Thought

Do you have the secret ingredient that makes it easy to retire early?

Fri Aug 22

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3 Reasons the PowerShares QQQ ETF Could Rise

See if you find the PowerShares QQQ ETF worthy of your portfolio.

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Will You Get an IRA Deduction?

Learn the rules governing the valuable IRA deduction to see if you qualify.

Thu Aug 21

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Billionaire John Paulson Has Sold General Motors Company. Should You?

There are actually plenty of reasons to consider buying General Motors.

Tue Aug 19

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The IRA Limits for 2014

If you make the most of your IRA limits, 2014 can be a strong retirement-prepping year.

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