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MP Dunleavey

MP Dunleavey

About MP

MP Dunleavey is a personal finance expert, and the co-founder and former editor-in-chief of She's a former columnist for The New York Times and MSN Money, and the author of "Money Can Buy Happiness." She lives in Manhattan with her family. Contact MP at Google+

Articles written by MP

Is Your Year-End Financial Plan Missing Something?

Q4 is the carpe diem quarter. You’ve got nine months of the year behind you, the blank slate of 2016 around the corner.

Why the 4% Rule Is Broken

There are fundamental flaws in the popular 4% rule for retirement income, including its reliance on a higher yield environment.

How to Talk About Money With Friends and Family

Healthy habits are contagious, studies show, especially when people "catch" them from their friends. Could the same be true of money?

Inside Betterment’s Investment Advice

No other online investment advisor is as intelligent and precise in giving advice—and our advice continually adapts to your progress, helping to keep you and your portfolio on track.

Why Index Fund Portfolios Win

For the first time, a new study takes on the passive vs. active debate at the portfolio level. Guess which one wins?

How to Roll Over An IRA : The Indirect Method

Use this easy 8-step breakdown to get your IRA rollover rolling.

This Couple Retired in Their 30s. Could You?

An early retirement requires more than a couple million stashed away. By minimizing taxes on income and gains, you can live well—and your money can keep growing.

The True Cost of a 1% Expense Ratio

Even if you’re already on top of investing costs, you might be surprised to see how much of your hard-earned money you can keep by lowering these charges.

Nobel Prize-Winning Investing

Betterment philosophy synthesizes the lifelong work of two recent Nobel laureates.

3 Hacks To Improve Your 401(k) Account

Your 401k plan needs a yearly tune-up, but you're unsure of what to do? This three-step plan will help you maximize your hard-earned retirement savings.

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