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It comes down to fees and performance, of course, but you need to put a little more thought into the question than just that to make a good decision.
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An estate plan takes your will a step further to account for more than just your possessions. It provides clarity to your estate and can help head off potential future family battles.
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Roth IRAs are the closest thing we have to tax-free retirement savings out there, so make sure you take full advantage. Here is how Roths work and three ways to get money into them.
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Think you don’t have a head for finances or that your husband has it covered? You could be selling yourself short ... and endangering your retirement security.
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Let's break down some concerns on investors' minds this year and see where that leaves us going forward. The situation may not be as scary as it sounds.
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Investors can take some cues from soccer's biggest event, because managing money and playing professional soccer use some strikingly similar skills.
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If you’re thinking about three months' worth of expenses, you might want to think again. Three years' worth might be more like it for many people.
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From the practical to the emotional, here is some advice to help you get through the first year (or two) of your journey.
See More On: Family Finances | Tax Breaks | Tax Prep & Filing
You're looking up a financial professional, but you can't find them on FINRA or the SEC's website. Is that a red flag, or did you just look in the wrong spot?
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Whether you’re a successful business owner, a family of wealth or just average, middle-class folks, if you haven’t prepared for the possibility of lawsuits — baseless or not — your legacy could be on the line.
For safety and performance, it could be time to consider including them in your retirement portfolio to diversify your asset allocation.
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Investors have scratched their heads for years over which tech companies to invest in. Rather, they should dig deeper into what's fueling growth in the tech sector itself, tracing those roots to ETFs to help reap the rewards.
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American dream or ball and chain? We’ve heard so many times that homes are the ultimate investment, but your job advancement and long-term salary potential could be hindered if you’re tied down.
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If you’re thinking about it because you want to make sure it stays in the family or you have some concerns about Medicaid in the future, be careful. There can be serious consequences if not executed just right.
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Some investment fees are obvious, but you may not even be looking for them. Others are much tougher to spot. But it's well worth some detective work.
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Even when it’s family, or maybe especially when it’s family, you must treat such a proposition as strictly business. Get answers to these 4 questions to avoid risking it all.
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You're probably aware that investing in bitcoin is risky in general, but let's take a look at the specific reasons why you could get burned.
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