Thursday, October 2, 2014

How to Build a Better Budget

June 12, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

More than half of Americans say they don't have a personal budget and nearly 40 percent report that they live paycheck to paycheck.*While it might…

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A Better Retirement Backup Plan

June 5, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

Since the Great Recession started nearly five years ago, the number of older Americans in the workforce has increased significantly.By some estimates, there are roughly…

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Teach Your IRA Beneficiaries to Stretch

May 29, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

Americans saving for retirement are well aware of the tax benefits that individual retirement accounts (IRAs) confer on account holders.Fewer are familiar with the rules…

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Financial Focus: Alternatives to Help Meet Your Investment Goals

May 22, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

When it comes to managing the wealth you've accumulated in any one stock, have you ever asked yourself, "How much is too much?"Holding a large…

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The Advantages of Mutual Fund Investing

May 8, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

In basic terms, a mutual fund is a company whose main objective is to professionally invest a pool of money in securities and earn a…

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Financial Strategies for Women Investors

May 1, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

Today, women are playing an ever-increasing role in making important financial decisions, whether for themselves or for their families.While many of the basic rules of…

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Bouncing Back From the Payroll Tax

April 24, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

If you had resolved in January to save more money this year, a recent increase in the Social Security payroll tax to 6.2 percent from…

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Three Keys for Leaving a Solid Legacy

April 17, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

Estate planning conversations are never easy, but they're crucial for helping create a secure future for your family. In particular, estate planning tools such as…

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Am I Prepared?

April 10, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

Many women end up managing their finances alone at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, the first time many of them get involved with financial…

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Scrimp on Coffee Not Your Retirement Contribution

April 3, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

For the past few years, leaner times have forced many individuals and households to juggle everyday expenses and find various ways to trim the family…

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