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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
Investing

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 the Maximum Social Security Retirement Benefit?
Retirement

What Is the Maximum Social Security Retirement Benefit?

by Jessica Martel
If you’re not willing or able to delay your social security payments until age 70, you won’t receive the maximum benefit. Here’s what you need to know.
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What Is a Defined-Benefit Plan?
Retirement

What Is a Defined-Benefit Plan?

by Aaron Hurd
Defined-benefit plans provide a calculated benefit to participants upon retirement. This article discusses the basics, plus the advantages and disadvantages.
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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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Health Insurance Options for Early Retirees
Insurance

Health Insurance Options for Early Retirees

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
Planning an early retirement? Make sure those plans include health insurance until you become eligible for Medicare at age 65. Learn about some of your options.
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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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Latest in Taxes

What Is Imputed Income?
Taxes

What Is Imputed Income?

by Aaron Hurd
This article discusses what imputed income is, how it is related to fringe benefits and which benefits are typically excluded from imputed income calculations.
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What Is a Tax Liability?
Taxes

What Is a Tax Liability?

by Chris Muller
A tax liability is the amount of tax an individual or corporation owes the IRS or the state taxing authority. The debt includes short-term liabilities that people must pay within a year.
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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 Budget Money
Personal Finance

How to Budget Money

by Jason Steele
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Updated on March 13, 2022
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5 Min Read
A budget is a plan for how you will spend your money, and it's one of the most common financial management tools to avoid spending more than you earn.
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What Is a Good Credit Score?
Personal Finance

What Is a Good Credit Score?

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on April 7, 2022
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4 Min Read
A good credit score starts at 661, although it really depends on the type of scoring model you use. Find out what good credit looks like and how to get it.
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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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5 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

How To Shop For a Mortgage
Mortgages

How To Shop For a Mortgage

by Lee Huffman
Learn how to shop for a mortgage: Understand your options, the documents required, and how to position your credit and finances for the best rates and terms.
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How to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage
Mortgages

How to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

by Lee Huffman
To receive pre-approval for your mortgage, you'll need to provide numerous items for the loan officer to review and analyze. These documents include
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What Credit Score Is Needed to Buy a House?
Mortgages

What Credit Score Is Needed to Buy a House?

by Jason Steele
Having sufficient credit is essential to being approved for a mortgage, and it’s important to know what credit score you need to be approved.
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Latest in Investing

Best Investment Options in 2022
Investing

Best Investment Options in 2022

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on August 9, 2022
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7 Min Read
The best investment options for 2022 or any other year are those that fit best with your financial and investing goals and risk tolerance.
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What Is the Average Stock Market Return?
Investing

What Is the Average Stock Market Return?

by Jessica Martel
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Updated on August 7, 2022
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5 Min Read
While 10% is the historical average stock market return, you shouldn’t expect to see a similar return from your investments each year. Find out why.
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How to Invest in Stocks a Step-by-Step Guide
Investing

How to Invest in Stocks a Step-by-Step Guide

by Chris Muller
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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12 Min Read
If you're thinking about investing in stocks, but you don't know where to start, this step-by-step guide will take you through how to invest in stocks
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