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Best Online Stock Brokers
Investing

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 an IRA?
Retirement

What is an IRA?

by Roger Wohlner
IRAs are tax-advantaged accounts that can provide a convenient way to save for retirement. There are a number of alternatives you can consider based on your situation.
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Traditional 401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): Which One is Better?
Retirement

Traditional 401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): Which One is Better?

by Holly Johnson
Where the traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) let you decide when you'll be taxed, both are valuable tools when it comes to saving for retirement. Our guide explains how these plans are similar, how they're different and how you can decide between them.
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What is a 401(k)
Retirement

What is a 401(k)

by Holly Johnson
The 401(k) plan is the most popular type of retirement account out there. Find out how this account works, how much you can contribute each year, and why you should care.
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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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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 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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Gift Tax Guide
Taxes

Gift Tax Guide

by Jen Smith
If you’re looking to leave your estate to heirs either while you’re still around or even if you want to wait until you pass, you’re going to want to familiarise yourself with gift tax.
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10 Most Tax Friendly States to Retire
Taxes

10 Most Tax Friendly States to Retire

by Jennifer G Gregory
When choosing a place to retire, state taxes should be a top consideration and can make a difference in your lifestyle. Find out what states are the most tax friendly for retirees.
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Best Debt Consolidation Loans Of 2022
Personal Finance

Best Debt Consolidation Loans Of 2022

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on January 2, 2022
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10 Min Read
The best debt consolidation loans can help you streamline payments and reduce interest rates on your debt, making your financial life simpler.
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How to Consolidate Credit Card Debt
Personal Finance

How to Consolidate Credit Card Debt

by Jason Steele
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Updated on March 13, 2022
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5 Min Read
There are several ways to consolidate your credit debt in order to simplify your finances and allow you to pay off your balances sooner.
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APR vs. APY
Personal Finance

APR vs. APY

by Eric Rosenberg
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Updated on March 24, 2022
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3 Min Read
APR and APY are essential measures of interest rates when dealing with your finances. Learn more about APR vs. APY and how to use them here.
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What Is an Insurance Underwriter, and How Does It Work?
Mortgages

What Is an Insurance Underwriter, and How Does It Work?

by Sarah Li Cain
Whether you’re applying for insurance or a loan, you may have come across the term “underwriting.” Read to learn what it is, and how it can determine whether your application will be approved.
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How to Buy a House: A Step By Step Guide
Mortgages

How to Buy a House: A Step By Step Guide

by Catherine Hiles
Buying a home is an exciting and momentous occasion that can also be extremely stressful. These tips will help prepare you for what’s to come so you can enjoy the process.
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How Much Down Payment Do You Need to Buy a House?
Mortgages

How Much Down Payment Do You Need to Buy a House?

by Jen Smith
With rapidly rising home costs it can be hard to know how much down payment you need to buy a house. Here’s everything you need to know to make the best choice.
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How to Invest in Index Funds
Investing

How to Invest in Index Funds

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on May 12, 2022
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7 Min Read
Index mutual funds and ETFs track a specific stock or bond market index. These are passive, generally low cost funds that offer a number of advantages.
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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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Are Condos a Good Investment?
Investing

Are Condos a Good Investment?

by Jen Smith
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Updated on March 13, 2022
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7 Min Read
With real estate prices soaring, more investors are starting to ask “are condos a good investment?” They can be but there are many factors to consider.
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