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Top Financial Mistakes That Do-It-Yourselfers Make

By on May 18, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Top Financial Mistakes That Do-It-Yourselfers Make

The author outlines some common mistakes he has personally seen individuals make when doing their own financial planning.

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The Economy is Tanking, So Why Isn’t the Stock Market?

By on May 6, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Economy is Tanking, So Why Isn’t the Stock Market?

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the economy hard, but you wouldn’t know it from the recent stock market performance. Why is there a disconnect?

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Study Offers Financial Lessons to be Learned from the Shutdown

By on February 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Study Offers Financial Lessons to be Learned from the Shutdown

A recent survey from Prudential Financial offers financial lessons that not only federal employees, but all Americans can take away from the recent shutdown.

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Now Is the Time to Seize the Day

By on January 14, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Now Is the Time to Seize the Day

The author says that our current low tax environment may not last which makes now more than ever the time to utilize proactive tax planning strategies.

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Five Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund in One Year or Less

By on October 25, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Five Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund in One Year or Less

Having an emergency fund is part of a prudent financial plan. Can it really be achieved in less than a year? Yes, and these are some tips to help.

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Fight Fear with Facts: 3 Tips to Overcome Market Volatility

By on May 23, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Fight Fear with Facts: 3 Tips to Overcome Market Volatility

Volatility has been increasing this year in the stock market. Here are some tips on how to avoid letting your emotions derail your retirement savings plan.

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The Decisive Decade: The 10-Years That Will Shape Your Retirement

By on October 26, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Decisive Decade: The 10-Years That Will Shape Your Retirement

There is a span of roughly 10 years that largely determines the sustainability of your lifestyle throughout your retirement.

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Investment Fraud Warning for Federal Employees!

By on August 22, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Investment Fraud Warning for Federal Employees!

Recent SEC warnings about fraudsters targeting federal employees may leave you feeling apprehensive about working with financial advisors. These are some tips on how to spot scam artists.

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How to Determine if a Financial Adviser is Right For You

By on August 15, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How to Determine if a Financial Adviser is Right For You

How can you go about selecting a financial advisor to help you plan for retirement? These are some questions to ask and red flags to watch for.

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Americans Continue to Do a Mediocre Job of Preparing for Retirement

By on April 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments

An annual survey on retirement preparation shows that many Americans believe they are not saving enough for retirement and are consequently feeling stressed.

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