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FINANCIAL FUTURES

If you’re counting on a big inheritance to get you through your retirement, you might consider a backup plan. The median inheritance of Americans in 2004 was just $29,000 in today’s dollars, according to the Federal Reserve Board.

RESOURCES

Keeping you informed and prepared amid the coronavirus outbreak

We’re gathering the latest news stories along with relevant columns, tips, podcasts, and videos on this page, along with curated items from our archives to help with uncertainty and disruption.

VIDEO

Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.