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Preparing For Tax Season February 4, 2021

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How Retirement Spending Changes with Time January 7, 2021

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The Secret to Moving the Needle on Your Credit November 17, 2020

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Lesser Known Provisions of the Secure Act November 3, 2020

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Preparing For Tax Season

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Every year, about 140 million households file their federal tax returns.1 For many, the process involves digging through shoe boxes or manila folders full of receipts; gathering mortgage, retirement, and investment account statements; and relying on computer software to take advantage of every tax break the code permits. It seems a shame not to make […]

How Retirement Spending Changes with Time

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New retirees sometimes worry that they are spending too much, too soon. Should they scale back? Are they at risk of outliving their money? This concern may be legitimate. Some households “live it up” and spend more than they anticipate as retirement starts to unfold. In 10 or 20 years, though, they may not spend […]

The Secret to Moving the Needle on Your Credit

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Do these things to begin improving your credit score: With millions suffering job losses during the COVID-19 global pandemic and perhaps falling behind on some bills, it’s a good time to discuss how to build up and maintain a solid credit score. A good credit score, after all, provides you with the best chance of […]

Lesser Known Provisions of the Secure Act

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The SECURE Act was passed into law in late 2019 and changed several aspects of retirement investing. These modifications included modifying the ability to stretch an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) and changing the age when IRA holders must start taking requirement minimum distributions to 72-years-old.1,2 While those provisions grabbed the headlines, several other smaller parts […]