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Protecting Your Parents From Elder Financial Abuse

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How to help your family avoid scams and other fraud. We are becoming more familiar with the notion of financial abuse targeting elders – scams and other exploitation targeting the savings of people aged 60 and older – but ...

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UGMA & UTMA Accounts

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Vehicles designed to help you amass college savings & make gifts to minors. If you want to save for college, you may wish to consider a UGMA or UTMA account. These custodial accounts are typically created by parents and ...

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Why You Should Stay in Stocks in 2016

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One bad trading day is not the year. The stock market has wavered recently. A lackluster year just ended, and this year has started inauspiciously. You may be wondering … should you really be invested in stocks right ...

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The Lottery is No Retirement Plan

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Pay yourself first instead, with your future in mind. Powerball fever swept across America last month, with a record jackpot of $1.5 billion eventually being split by three winners in the January 13 drawing. Millions lined up ...

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Link: Everything's Not Bad (First Trust Portfolios)

https://www.ftportfolios.com/blogs/EconBlog/2015/9/8/everythings-not-bad
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Achieving a Better Life Experience

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The tax laws have long encouraged Americans to save for college for their kids and to save for their retirement, but for families of those with disabilities, there was no tax-advantaged way for them to save for those ...

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Do Our Biases Affect Our Financial Choices?

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Even the most seasoned investors are prone to their influence. Investors are routinely warned about allowing their emotions to influence their decisions.  They are less routinely cautioned about letting their preconceptions ...

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What Does the Devalued Yuan Mean for the U.S.?

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A look at China’s unexpected move & its potential impact. China has surprised global investors by weakening the yuan almost 5%. Its central bank may even weaken it further.1,5 Why did the PRC make this move? Its ...

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Mid-Life Money Mistakes

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If you are between 40 & 60, beware of these financial blunders & assumptions. Between the ages of 40 and 60, many people increase their commitment to investing and retirement saving. At the same time, many fall prey ...

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Why Does the Wage Gap Between Men & Women Persist?

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While it has narrowed, a notable inequality remains. Last year, the median weekly earnings for an American woman came to $719. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows that the median weekly earnings for an American man were ...

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