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Why You Should Keep Contributing to Your 401k

Save for retirement consistently, regardless of how the market behaves.  There is seldom a dull moment on Wall Street. Stocks may rise or fall dramatically over the course of a year or a decade. Sometimes, breaking news may tempt you … Continue reading

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Cash Flow Management An underappreciated fundamental in financial planning.

You’ve probably heard the saying that “cash is king,” and whether you own a business or not, it is a truth that applies. Most discussions of business and personal “financial planning” involve tomorrow’s goals, but those goals may not be … Continue reading

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The arguments for & against this estate planning decision.

Uncommon, or uncommonly wise? Occasionally, a couple or a family will elect to put their home into a revocable living trust, a charitable remainder trust (CRT) or a qualified personal residence trust (QPRT). There are advantages and disadvantages to doing this. People … Continue reading

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Should You Retire Now, Or Later?

Should You Retire Now, Or Later? Financially, there are reasons why you may want to work a bit longer.     The case for working past 65. Increasingly, baby boomers are urged to work until full retirement age or beyond. … Continue reading

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest? Owning a home outright is a dream that many Americans share. Having a mortgage can be a huge burden, and paying it off may be the first item on your financial to-do … Continue reading

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Money Paralysis Taking Hold?

Not making a move may not be the best move to make.       A decision not made may have financial consequences. There is an old belief that women are more cautious about money than men, and whether you believe that … Continue reading

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Is Withdrawing From IRAs Last The Best Approach

Conventional wisdom says yes, but there are exceptions.     Shouldn’t you delay IRA distributions for as long as you can? According to conventional retirement planning wisdom, you should structure your retirement withdrawals so that money comes out of your taxable … Continue reading

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