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Six Priceless Educational Resources For Managing Your Finances

In the recent past, many professionals have resorted to setting their retirement fund on autopilot, expecting it to deliver the returns they may need after they bow out of their careers. However, it has become quite evident that the “set it and forget it” mentality of investing is not only detrimental to the potential of the investment but can lead to fewer returns than expected.

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Busting Three Half-Truths About Reverse Mortgages

A few years back, I conducted and published research in the Journal of Financial Planning that showed Americans don’t understand reverse mortgages. In fact, respondents scored below 50 percent on a 10-question true-false quiz.

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How to Get Investors to Save More for Retirement? Perhaps by Saying Hello to Their Future Self

The number of Americans prepared to meet their basic expenses in retirement has drastically declined in the last 20 years, according to research published by Boston College.

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Breaking Down The Complex World Of Social Security Spousal Benefits

Social Security is part of the bedrock of retirement security in the United States. For one-third of all retirees, Social Security represents nearly all of their retirement income. For two-thirds of retirees, Social Security makes up more than half of their retirement income. Overall, Social Security represents nearly one-third of all retirement income for retirees.

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Baby Boomers: Don’t Buy Into These 10 Pre-Retirement Investment Myths

As Baby Boomers approach retirement, they may encounter a lot of so-called “expert” advice telling them how to invest just before or during their golden years. While some of this guidance is sound, other tips are myths that may, in fact, steer investors in the wrong direction.

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10 Self-Help Tips To Help Small Business Owners Keep Their Finances Organized

Owning a small business can come with a steep learning curve, and it’s one that many entrepreneurs face alone. Learning as you go is never easy, and there are many aspects of day-to-day business that need to be mastered. In particular, small business owners may struggle to keep finances in order.

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Launching A 401(k) Program For Your Employees? Follow These 12 Tips To Make It A Success

Many business owners started as employees on payroll for larger corporations. Because of this, they likely understand the importance of providing benefits like 401(k) programs for their own workers.

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Nearing Retirement? 10 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Investments In Today’s Volatile Market

In late 2018, the stock market experienced what some call a “mini-crash.” Investors nearing retirement and hoping to exit the market and workforce on a high note watched as their plans took an unexpected downturn, leaving some dismayed and uncertain about their financial future.

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Getting Client Calls After A Stock Market Shift? Here’s How To Reassure Them

The stock market is known for its ups and downs, but when a major shift happens, many investors go into panic mode. As a financial advisor, you’ve likely received frantic calls from your clients during these times: Are their investments safe? Do they need to make changes to their portfolios? What does this mean for their financial future?

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How Fintech Companies Are Failing To Help Millennials With Financial Security

Low incomes, high urban rents, hefty student debt and spending habits are just a few reasons millennials struggle with their finances. That’s why this generation is an easy target for fintech companies, which often claim to help people save money and manage their spending.

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