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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 DailyWorth.com. 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

Articles written by MP

Strategy: Investing in Your 20s

Slackerville? Hardly. Your 20s are a crucial stage when you have more control over your cash flow than you may later (when kids and college plans kick in).

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.

Roth IRA Rules: Smart Ways to Avoid Taxes on a Conversion

Roth IRA rules can appear limiting on first glance—but you may be able to fund a Roth by rolling over funds from another account.

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.

4 IRA Puzzlers for Tax Time

Can you contribute to a 401k and a deferred compensation plan? How about a 401k, a SEP, and a Roth? If you've got quirky tax-time questions, we've got answers.

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 will keep growing.

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