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Best Online Stock Brokers
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Best Online Stock Brokers

by Chris Muller
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Updated on December 13, 2021
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8 Min Read
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How to Invest in ETFs
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How to Invest in ETFs

by Jennifer G Gregory
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Updated on December 13, 2021
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5 Min Read
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Long Term Care Insurance Explained
Insurance

Long Term Care Insurance Explained

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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9 Min Read
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Latest in Retirement

What is a Roth 403(b) Plan?
Retirement

What is a Roth 403(b) Plan?

by Roger Wohlner
A Roth 403(b) offers high contribution limits and has no income restrictions like a Roth IRA. Roth 403(b)s are often used in conjunction with traditional 403(b)s as a planning tool.
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How to Plan for Retirement
Retirement

How to Plan for Retirement

by Holly Johnson
Planning for retirement works best when you commit to a strategy early on. Our guide explains the 4 most important steps you can take right now.
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What is a Traditional IRA?
Retirement

What is a Traditional IRA?

by Holly Johnson
A traditional IRA is an individual retirement plan that lets you save even more money for retirement. Find out how this plan works and some of its major advantages.
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Latest in Insurance

Long Term Care Insurance Explained
Insurance

Long Term Care Insurance Explained

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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9 Min Read
Skilled medical care needed as we age can be very expensive. Fortunately, long term care insurance can help pay for it. Learn about this type of coverage.
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How to Find a Lost Life Insurance Policy
Insurance

How to Find a Lost Life Insurance Policy

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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6 Min Read
Looking for a “lost” life insurance policy? Learn how to find it with a little detective work, and use of some available online resources.
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Best Life Insurance Companies for People Over 50
Insurance

Best Life Insurance Companies for People Over 50

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on December 13, 2021
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6 Min Read
Looking for life insurance? Check out our reviews of the best life insurance companies in multiple categories for people over the age of 50.
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Are Property Taxes Included in Mortgage?
Taxes

Are Property Taxes Included in Mortgage?

by Aja McClanahan
Property taxes may be included in your mortgage payment or you may choose to pay them separately. Learn more about your property taxes and your mortgage.
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What Is Standard Tax Deduction?
Taxes

What Is Standard Tax Deduction?

by Roger Wohlner
The standard tax deduction offers all taxpayers a reduction to their taxable income regardless of their income level based on their filing status.
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How to Avoid Taxes on Your RMD
Taxes

How to Avoid Taxes on Your RMD

by Roger Wohlner
RMDs are the cost of the tax benefits you get by using a tax-advantaged retirement account to save for retirement. While there is no way to totally avoid taxes on RMDs in one form or another, there are strategies to reduce or defer these taxes that you can consider.
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Latest in Personal Finance

How To Choose a Financial Advisor
Personal Finance

How To Choose a Financial Advisor

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on September 28, 2022
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7 Min Read
A financial advisor can assist you in planning and managing your financial affairs. This can be a one-time need or ongoing. Choosing the right financial advisor for your needs is important.
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What to do and not to do with an inheritance
Personal Finance

What to do and not to do with an inheritance

by Jennifer G Gregory
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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5 Min Read
Receiving an inheritance can be a great financial opportunity. By making smart choices and avoiding poor choices can help you improve your long-term financial situation.
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How To Improve Credit Score Fast
Personal Finance

How To Improve Credit Score Fast

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on March 13, 2022
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6 Min Read
Improving your credit isn't rocket science, but you do have to treat your credit with care. Find out which steps you can take to boost your credit score fast.
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Latest in Mortgages

Can You Sell a House With a Mortgage
Mortgages

Can You Sell a House With a Mortgage

by Catherine Hiles
Selling a home with a mortgage is possible and isn’t as scary as you might think, as long as your sale price is more than the amount you owe.
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What Is A Mortgage Rate Lock?
Mortgages

What Is A Mortgage Rate Lock?

by Holly Johnson
A mortgage rate lock can help you save money on your home loan. Learn how locking your rate works and the steps that can make it happen.
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Second Mortgage: Everything You Need to Know
Mortgages

Second Mortgage: Everything You Need to Know

by Jason Steele
A second mortgage is a loan that’s secured by a lien on your property. Second mortgages can be used for home equity loan or home equity line of credit.
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Latest in Investing

How to invest a million dollars
Investing

How to invest a million dollars

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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6 Min Read
With $1 million to invest, you have a wide variety of investments to choose from. We've covered seven broad categories of investment options for you to consider.
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Investing in Multi-family Real Estate
Investing

Investing in Multi-family Real Estate

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on April 7, 2022
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4 Min Read
Multi-family properties work similarly to investing into a single family home, yet there are some additional details (and potential hassles) to keep in mind.
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Best Investments to Hedge Against Inflation
Investing

Best Investments to Hedge Against Inflation

by Chris Muller
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Updated on March 13, 2022
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7 Min Read
Inflation hedges protect your investment portfolio against the eroding effect of general price increases. This guide discusses the best inflation hedges.
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