The Ultimate Guide to 529 Plans

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If you use a 529 Plan savings account, then you probably already know how useful it can be when saving for your child’s education. A 529 Plan does not only allow for ample contributions and growth; it also allows for tax-exempt withdrawals. However, you will have to make sure that these withdrawals are used for…

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Managing Your Health in a Post-Covid-19 World

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Regardless of how Covid-19 has affected your personal health, chances are that it has made a difference in the health care you receive and are able to access.  We asked Dan Carlin, M.D., CEO, and Founder of concierge telemedical practice WorldClinic, for some of the biggest healthcare-related lessons that he thinks will come out of…

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Divorce After 50: How It Can Impact Your Financial Planning

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Experiencing a divorce at any age can be stressful and complicated. In addition to the mental and emotional toll a newly divorced person must undergo, there are also various financial consequences to consider. This is especially true if you share financial accounts with your ex. For this reason, when someone experiences divorce after 50, the…

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College Planning Checklist: 3 Signatures Your Child Needs Before College

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Going off to college is one of the biggest transitions in your child’s life. However, it can also be a big change for you as a parent. You may have to deal with empty nest syndrome, complex financial planning for college, and the stress that comes along with any major life transition. Fortunately, if you…

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15 Best States to Retire in a Tax-Efficient Way

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Even if you have substantial savings that will see you through your retirement years, you still need to make sure you are getting the most for your money. While federal taxes will follow you wherever you go (even if you retire overseas), your state tax home will depend on the primary state(s) in which you…

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Afraid of Outliving Your Retirement Savings? Here Is What You Need to Know

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Written By: Brad Cast Outliving your retirement savings is a concern that many retirees face. You spent your entire working life saving so that you could be comfortable in retirement, and now you find yourself worried about the prospect of running out of money before running out of time. While it may sound frightening, there…

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Major Career Change: How to Manage the Transition & Avoid Mistakes

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Making a major career change can feel like a big undertaking, but it is actually a lot more common than many people realize. In fact, a recent poll showed that more than half of Americans are actively contemplating a career change, with roughly 44% of those people already putting a plan into action. Consequently, many…

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August Market Update

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We remain optimistic about the future prospects for equity markets. Additionally, corporate earnings have been extremely strong, strong enough to make domestic equity valuations look more attractive. Recent gains in the labor market have been robust, but continued momentum will be necessary before the Fed begins to slowly step back from its current accommodative policy.…

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President Biden’s Estate Tax and Capital Gains Tax Proposals

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When President Biden revealed his latest tax proposals, he was, in many ways, picking the baton back up from his days as Vice President. In a 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama discussed ending the “trust fund loophole,” as well as other issues related to estate planning and IRS inheritance tax rules. Although…

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