Personal Finance Daily: How to game the new standard tax deduction and why you should talk about your salary

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Birthing the next royal baby will probably be cheaper than the average American birth

Most royals are born in a luxury suite.

Your financial adviser’s ‘sleep easy’ portfolio may be riskier than you think

The 60/40 portfolio allocation has burned investors in the past.

‘If stock prices reflect fundamentals, why are they so volatile?’ and other awkward questions for your financial adviser

“The U.S. accounts for less than a third of the global economy, so why should I have most of my portfolio in U.S.

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