Top weekly financial articles - MSN Moneyhttp://money.msn.com/This week's top stock market, investing and financial stories. Get the latest stock quotes and learn investment strategies on MSN Money.2011 Microsoften-us60week in review, financial newsHow to stress-test your portfolioIt's important to determine how your retirement savings will hold up in a crisis -- and figure out what to change if necessary. 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Those concerns spur some people to save more than they need.Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:15:00 GMThttp://money.msn.com/retirement/are-you-saving-too-much-for-retirementretirement/http://money.msn.com/retirement/are-you-saving-too-much-for-retirementMarilen Cawad, MainStreetPros and cons of long-term care insuranceIf long-term care insurance is right for you, be sure to research your options before buying. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:15:00 GMThttp://money.msn.com/insurance/pros-and-cons-of-long-term-care-insuranceinsurance/http://money.msn.com/insurance/pros-and-cons-of-long-term-care-insuranceJim Pavia, CNBCSavings showdown: Your retirement or kid's collegeIt's the 'Sophie's Choice' of personal finance decisions -- which one is your top savings priority?Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMThttp://money.msn.com/debt-management/savings-showdown-your-retirement-or-kids-collegedebt-management/http://money.msn.com/debt-management/savings-showdown-your-retirement-or-kids-collegeAllison Linn, CNBCSpring cleaning? Toss these investmentsRebalancing your retirement portfolio is more crucial than ever this year.Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:45:00 GMThttp://money.msn.com/how-to-invest/spring-cleaning-toss-these-investmentshow-to-invest/http://money.msn.com/how-to-invest/spring-cleaning-toss-these-investmentsBy Jeff Reeves, MarketWatch 10 dirty secrets of the credit card industryThe less you know about the plastic in your wallet, the more it could cost you.Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:45:00 GMThttp://money.msn.com/credit-cards/10-dirty-secrets-of-the-credit-card-industrycredit-cards/http://money.msn.com/credit-cards/10-dirty-secrets-of-the-credit-card-industryBrian Penny, MainStreetGushing over oil stocksEnergy companies lead StockScouter's latest list of 10 recommended stocks for the second week in a row. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:15:00 GMThttp://money.msn.com/stock-broker-guided/gushing-over-oil-stocksstock-broker-guided/http://money.msn.com/stock-broker-guided/gushing-over-oil-stocks4 ways financial procrastination hurts usThere's a list of things you need to do to shore up your finances, but you never seem to get around to it. That's not good. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:45:00 GMThttp://money.msn.com/personal-finance/4-ways-financial-procrastination-hurts-uspersonal-finance/http://money.msn.com/personal-finance/4-ways-financial-procrastination-hurts-usAlden Wicker, LearnVestRunning out of retirement money? What to doMake the most of a disappointing nest egg with these strategies. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:45:00 GMThttp://money.msn.com/retirement/running-out-of-retirement-money-what-to-doretirement/http://money.msn.com/retirement/running-out-of-retirement-money-what-to-doGeoff Williams, U.S. News & World Report