Inheritance? Here’s Why Not to Pay Off Your Mortgage

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We all know the stories of famous athletes who go broke. And then there is the infamous “lottery curse,” where winners end up bankrupt a few short years after hitting the jackpot. Most folks think that they’re smarter than that.… Continue reading

 

5 Smart Investment Moves for Entrepreneurs

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In light of National Entrepreneurs’ Day recently, we at Rebalance salute all entrepreneurs for their innovation, creativity and hard work.  For those who are self-employed, consider the following  must-do investment moves. In this Entrepreneur Magazine article, contributor John Boitnott recommends… Continue reading

 

How to Rescue a Ghosted 401(k)

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Our very own Sally Brandon, Senior Vice President of Client Service and Advice, tells U.S. News & World Report how rolling it over into an individual retirement account (IRA) can provide tax benefits and boost your retirement savings. 7 Best… Continue reading

 
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Women can — and should — take charge of their personal finances

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In her column for the Washington Post, Michelle Singletary regularly calls on women to take charge of their finances. And she has a valid point in doing so. Women are statistically going to be the sole money manager of their… Continue reading

 
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The Basics of 401(k) Retirement Planning

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The history of the most common American retirement plan — the workplace 401(k) — is long, but the essential idea is simple. Save money today and lower your current income taxes. Put in pre-tax money while you are working and… Continue reading

 
401k retirement

The Basics of 401(k) Retirement Planning

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The history of the most common American retirement plan — the workplace 401(k) — is long, but the essential idea is simple. Save money today and lower your current income taxes. Put in pre-tax money while you are working and… Continue reading

 
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Financial Planning Is About Freedom From Worry

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I once had a client who asked me, point-blank: “Do I have enough money that I can fly business class the rest of my life?” So, we had a few discussions and I drew up her financial plan. The answer… Continue reading

 

The Myth of Steady Retirement Spending, and Why Reality May Cost Less

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Do you know how much money you will need in retirement? That is the question Peter Finch poses in his recent piece for the New York Times. The sad truth is that many people have miscalculated their retirement needs. I… Continue reading

 

Back to School: 5 Resources for Financial Education

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It’s that time again. The weather is starting to cool, and the long hazy days of summer are winding down as kids (and adults alike) retreat to the classroom. While the back to school focus is typically on children, have… Continue reading

 
    

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