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Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Vanguard’s whitepaper concludes that when an investor works with an advisor and receives professional investment advice, they may see a net portfolio return about...
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End-of-the-Year Money Moves

Did you start a new job or leave a job behind? Did you retire? Did you start a family? If notable changes occurred in your personal or professional life, then you will want to...
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Social Security: What You Need To Know

As with all things political, the Social Security Act was not without controversy. Critics released negative campaigns during its inception; most notorious being the 1936 claim that every U.S. citizen...
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Preserve and Protect Your Wealth

Maybe you don't have a million dollar estate, but the same principles apply. If you own property of any kind—a house, bank account, 401(k) plan, jewelry, car—you have an estate.
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8 Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear of, if possible.
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Behind on Your Retirement Savings?

If life has not allowed you to build substantial retirement savings, what possible steps could you take in an effort to improve your retirement prospects?
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You Could Retire, But Should You?

Some people retire at first opportunity, only to wish they had waited longer. Your financial strategy likely considers normal financial ups and downs. That said, a big "what if" on your mind might be "what if I retire in a down time that doesn’t swing back upward in a year or two?"
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Yes, Young Growing Families Can Save & Invest

If you haven't started saving and investing, you can do so now. It doesn't take a huge lump sum to begin.
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Dreaming of a Royal Retirement? Cash Flow is King.

Cash flow is an essential element of financial planning that can help you defend your castle against unexpected expenses, coffer-raiding or overspending.
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Is Robo-Advising an Option for Me?

For many, Guided Wealth Portfolios (GWP)—the digital investment platform commonly referred to as “robo-advising”—is a new and exciting way to invest.
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Some Changes Are Coming for 401(k)s

Some notable developments are about to impact 401(k) plans. They follow a major change that became effective in 2018.
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Social Security Gets Biggest Boost in Years

This year, Social Security will give seniors their largest "raise" since 2012. In view of inflation, the Social Security Administration has authorized a 2.8% increase for retirement benefits in 2019.
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