Personal Finance Roundup

The Index Funds Win Again [NY Times]
“After fees and taxes, it is the extremely rare actively managed fund or hedge fund that does better than a simple index fund.”
5 Ways to Get a Better Deal on a New Car [Smart Money] “To get the best deal on the lot, follow these tips.”
5 steps to rescue your retirement [CNN Money] “These five strategies will help repair the cracks in your portfolio and make sure your money lasts as long as you do.”
Cheap Decorating: Three Simple Hacks for Style on a Dime [Wise Bread] “Here are three easy and cheap decorating ideas to add unexpected sass and style.”
Certified used car worth more money [Bankrate] “A factory-certified preowned plan can add as much as 5 percent to the selling price of a used vehicle. You have to decide how much money more peace of mind is worth to you.”

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