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No one knows when we're headed for an official bear market (you can only learn that in hindsight, unfortunately), so here's what investors should do today, no matter what's happening on Wall Street.
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If Bitcoin is at $10,000 today it's because the fool who bought it for $10,000 is hoping another greater fool will pay $12,000 for it tomorrow. But what do you get for your money? What's it worth? That's the problem.
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Would you rather spend that extra cash or make it last a lifetime?
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The wisdom that comes with experience is worth sharing with your grandchildren, but you have to be smart how you do it.
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Their returns typically tend to be less than eye-popping, but when stocks hit the skids, investors may well appreciate their reliability.
See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Financial Planning | Markets
Of course, saving is one of the keys to wealth, but if you're just pumping all you’ve got into a 401(k), you're missing the boat.
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The 10-year time limit is expiring for a raft of foreign asset trusts, and those who hold them could benefit in several ways now by redomiciling them to the United States.
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Retirement savers can use all the help they can get, and in 2018 some of that help comes in the form of higher limits on savings vehicles. Here are the specifics.
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Depending on how you got into a passive real estate investment, such as a private real estate investment trust or a Delaware Statutory Trust, you may be paying some charges you didn't realize. And they can add up.
See More On: REITs | Buying & Selling a Home | Financial Planning
There are plenty of formulas you could try to see if you're on track, but before you start plugging in numbers, it's helpful to look at the big picture first. Here are five factors to consider when setting your retirement savings goal.
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It's natural to try to compare the car you drive, the vacations you take and the home you live in to that of your neighbors, friends and co-workers, but it won't give you the accurate picture you need to tell where you stand.
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Roses on Valentine's Day are a romantic classic, but what's even better for a strong, happy marriage? Money harmony. And it all starts with an honest talk and shared strategy.
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Popular thinking is that you’ll spend less once you retire, but that’s not what I’ve seen in my own clients, at least in the first few years.
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If you're feverishly worrying and wondering, then you've got a big problem: You aren't an investor. You're a gambler. And a bad one at that. Here's how you should be thinking about the markets instead.
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Starting as young as age 3, your grandchildren could reap a lifetime of rewards from these five basic financial skills.
Passing down to your heirs your intentions for your money is just as important as passing down the money itself. Writing one letter can make all the difference. Here's how.
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As we ring in the Chinese New Year, take a moment to reflect on what the Year of the Dog might mean for your finances.
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