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A history of women on world currency

Harriet Tubman’s fate on the $20 bill may not be as certain as we once thought. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told CNBC that Tubman’s placement on the bill is “not something that I’m focused on at the moment.” According to Doug Mudd, museum director and curator at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, women have appeared on

A simple-but-effective retirement income plan

When I retire, I plan to invest half of my nest egg in a Standard & Poor’s 500 index fund and the other half in a total bond market index fund and then withdraw 3.5% each year adjusted for inflation. Is this a retirement income plan that will work? –John, New Jersey You’ve got a