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Al and Tipper Gore could be the poster children for one reason why divorce for those 50 and up is on the rise. There are many other factors at play, and several financial considerations to keep in mind, too.
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If you're only saving for emergencies, you’re missing out. Go beyond that with an opportunity fund. My family tapped our opportunity fund twice last year, and it changed our lives.
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How can you tell if your children are ready to responsibly receive an inheritance? Here are some age guidelines to consider, but of course, it's more complicated than that.
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Investment return isn't always what it's cracked up to be. When you break it down, a 7% guaranteed investment return may end up being more like 2.4%.
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Five common threats to your retirement (and how you can tackle them now).
Dentists, doctors and other health care professionals have a lot to lose when choosing their support staff. They (and other business owners) can't afford to overlook this crucial part of the hiring process.
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When investing in real estate, picking the right property is paramount, and one way to go about that is by using my "IPA" evaluation philosophy.
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When you consider that 70% of wealthy families lose their wealth by the third generation, you'll see how important communication can be to your estate plan’s success.
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A five-step plan to map out your retirement income potential, create a budget and help put your long-term goals safely in reach.
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Even smart, ethical, well-intentioned trustees could find themselves in trouble, possibly facing a judgment that they could be forced to pay from their own funds.
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Should you take benefits ASAP or wait? It's the million-dollar retirement question, but it's far from the only factor involved in making the most of your Social Security nest egg. There are other possibilities to consider as well.
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To truly be ready to retire, you need to fully explore the unfamiliar territory ahead. Your retirement future can be broken down into five distinct "worlds," each with its own danger zones that you need to navigate.
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Before you decide to pull the plug on your marriage, you should consider some of the numerous financial cons that can come with splitting up.
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My money-saving parenting strategy boils down to saying one magic word and saying it often: NO.
Get your financial year off on the right foot by getting the answers to these key questions.
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Here's a tax idea to increase income for retirees while reducing the deficit.
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Don't try to duplicate the Dow Jones or the S&P 500, because it could leave your investment portfolio with some dangerous holes in it.
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