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Top Bear Market Tips from 10 Financial Advisers
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Top Bear Market Tips from 10 Financial Advisers

When a bull market turns into a bear market, it can be hard to know what to do. Take comfort in the guidance of 10 financial professionals.
June 30, 2022
Crypto in My 401(k)? In One Way It Makes Sense, But on the Other Hand …
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Crypto in My 401(k)? In One Way It Makes Sense, But on the Other Hand …

Don’t invest in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies in your 401(k) just because it’s cool. Deciding whether to include cryptocurrency in your qualified …
June 30, 2022
Updating Your Estate Plan? Don’t Make These Top Mistakes
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Updating Your Estate Plan? Don’t Make These Top Mistakes

You’re making the effort to stay on top of your estate plan. That’s great! Now don’t mess it up. Here is how to avoid five of the biggest blunders peo…
June 30, 2022
Is It Time to Leave Corporate America and Become a Consultant?
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Is It Time to Leave Corporate America and Become a Consultant?

Before you make the jump to self-employment, investigate your options for saving for retirement, controlling your taxes and covering your insurance ne…
June 29, 2022
5 Ways to Prepare for a Recession
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5 Ways to Prepare for a Recession

The signs seem to be pointing in one direction these days, so if you’re worried about being ready for a recession, consider taking these five measures…
June 28, 2022

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In What Order Should You Tap Your Retirement Funds?
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In What Order Should You Tap Your Retirement Funds?

Should you go with your IRA first or your brokerage account? Pulling money haphazardly can have negative implications. Instead follow this road map fo…
June 28, 2022
Yours, Mine and Ours: A Checklist for Blended Family Finances
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Yours, Mine and Ours: A Checklist for Blended Family Finances

When combining finances as a new family, there’s lots to consider. To make the best choices, here are six key areas to plan ahead and consider.
June 27, 2022
An Easy Way to Find How Much You Will Spend in Retirement
retirement planning

An Easy Way to Find How Much You Will Spend in Retirement

One simple math equation can help you determine where to start building your retirement income plan, and whether your money should last.
June 27, 2022
8 Money Tips for Seniors Suffering from Inflation
Inflation

8 Money Tips for Seniors Suffering from Inflation

This year has been an especially tough one for seniors on fixed incomes. To stay on track, try these eight financial survival tips.
June 26, 2022
What to Do When Your Tenant is a Hoarder!
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What to Do When Your Tenant is a Hoarder!

Landlords must be very careful how they approach this tricky situation. Handled incorrectly, you could be in for a lawsuit.
June 26, 2022
Move Over ETFs: Direct Indexing Is an Investment Strategy Worth Paying Attention to
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Move Over ETFs: Direct Indexing Is an Investment Strategy Worth Paying Attention to

More flexibility, more control, the potential for higher returns and tax-reducing strategies: With pros like that, could direct indexing be right for …
June 25, 2022
Retirement Comfort: How to Avoid Running Out of Money
retirement planning

Retirement Comfort: How to Avoid Running Out of Money

When it comes to retirement planning, one thing all of us worry about is whether we will have enough money to last. Financial professionals can help y…
June 25, 2022
A 3-Phase Plan to Get into (and Out of) Real Estate Investing
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A 3-Phase Plan to Get into (and Out of) Real Estate Investing

How one Atlanta couple turned a $62,000 rental property into a $3.5 million real estate portfolio and then used a Delaware Statutory Trust 1031 Exchan…
June 24, 2022
Financial Independence After Divorce: You Can Go Your Own Way
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Financial Independence After Divorce: You Can Go Your Own Way

Imagining life after divorce can be a fraught – especially when it comes to finances. Don’t let money worries derail the new life you’re building. Fin…
June 23, 2022
What is Your ‘Personal Inflation Rate’?
Inflation

What is Your ‘Personal Inflation Rate’?

You’re probably well aware that inflation is running near 9%, but depending on how you spend, your own personal rate could be much lower – or higher.
June 22, 2022
Financial Advice I Would Give My Younger Self – Planning for Education Funding
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Financial Advice I Would Give My Younger Self – Planning for Education Funding

College 529 plans vs. Roth IRAs: A financial expert shares what she wishes she had known when saving for her own law school and her son’s college. Tak…
June 21, 2022
I’m Retired. Should I Pay Off My Mortgage?
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I’m Retired. Should I Pay Off My Mortgage?

It’s a simple question. The right answer for you could depend on this: Where would you pull the money from to do it?
June 20, 2022
How NOT to Sell Your Idea at Work
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How NOT to Sell Your Idea at Work

Unless you want to damage your credibility and undermine your career, don’t make these 10 blunders when presenting a proposal at your workplace.
June 20, 2022
How to Grow Your Wealth Like the Real Estate Moguls Do
real estate investing

How to Grow Your Wealth Like the Real Estate Moguls Do

The secret is to boost your wealth through generating both internal and external returns. Here’s how to do that. And, surprise: You don’t even have to…
June 19, 2022
Fed’s Latest (and Greatest) Rate Hike Sure to Cause More Pain
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Fed’s Latest (and Greatest) Rate Hike Sure to Cause More Pain

Act now to avoid the worst blows that still could hit the economy and your personal and business financial life.
June 18, 2022
Are You Wearing Blinders That Could Spoil Your Financial Decisions?
personal finance

Are You Wearing Blinders That Could Spoil Your Financial Decisions?

How to stay disciplined and keep your eyes on the big picture.
June 18, 2022
3 Ways to Keep Inflation from Shrinking Your Retirement
Inflation

3 Ways to Keep Inflation from Shrinking Your Retirement

Higher prices are tough on retirees, but there are a few ways to protect your nest egg from “shrinkflation” during these trying times.
June 17, 2022
Is It Time to Move to Cash? The Father of the 4% Retirement Withdrawal Rule Did.
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Is It Time to Move to Cash? The Father of the 4% Retirement Withdrawal Rule Did.

With markets officially in bear territory, many retirees are anxiously wondering what they should do. The man who wrote the 4% Rule recently shifted t…
June 16, 2022
Without (Increasing) Income, There Is No Retirement
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Without (Increasing) Income, There Is No Retirement

Your retirement security boils down to how much sustainable cash flow your retirement assets can safely and reliably produce.
June 16, 2022
What Working with the Homeless Taught Me about Financial Planning
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What Working with the Homeless Taught Me about Financial Planning

None of us is immune to adversity, but when life takes unexpected turns, a financial plan helps keep you on track. And a good plan must cover these th…
June 15, 2022
Savvy Strategies for Your Health Savings Account
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Savvy Strategies for Your Health Savings Account

HSAs are a super tax-advantaged way to save for health care expenses if you have a high-deductible health plan. So what are you waiting for?
June 14, 2022