Selena Maranjian

Selena Maranjian

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Selena Maranjian has been writing for the Fool since 1996 and covers basic investing and personal finance topics. She also prepares the Fool's syndicated newspaper column and has written or co-written a number of Fool books. For more financial and non-financial fare (as well as silly things), follow her on Twitter...

Recent articles




Social Security: A Comprehensive Guide

Social Security encompasses more than just retirement benefits, and the more you know, the more money you might collect from it.






The Top 12 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid

An employer-sponsored 401(k) account can be a wonderful thing, helping you amass hundreds of thousands of dollars for retirement. Don't make any of these mistakes, though, or they could cost you -- a lot.


18 Ways to Reduce Your Taxes

Whether you're a first-time filer or an expert, understanding these timeless tax tips can help lower the amount you owe in taxes or beef up your refund.







Investing for Retirement: The Ultimate Guide

Don't leave your future financial security up to chance. Here's what you need to know to get yourself on solid footing for retirement -- in a handy comprehensive review.


The 6 Best Tax Deductions for 2019

If you have a big heart or are saving for retirement, you may be able to shrink your tax bill with deductions. See which of these six key tax deductions you can use.