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The Benefits Of RRSPs And How To Use Them
Article By: Dan Kent
Monday, March 19, 2018 3:00 AM EDT
An explanation of the benefits of an RRSP for Canadians, and how it can help you in a huge way when it comes time to file taxes.
E My Best Advice For Millennials To Get Ahead
Article By: Kirk Spano
Thursday, March 15, 2018 4:07 PM EDT
Millennials face criticism and a tough road ahead. Here are some thoughts on earning respect, building the life you want and making a lot of money doing it.
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Roth Or 401k, Which To Max Out First?
Article By: Barbara A. Friedberg
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 12:45 AM EDT
In the real world we all need to make financial choices. Most investors can’t afford to max out their 401k and their IRA. So, how to allocate retirement funds is a common question.
Warnings Of A New Credit Crisis And The Potential For System Wide Bail-In Push
Article By: Ken Schortgen Jr
Sunday, March 11, 2018 12:51 PM EDT
Analysts are ramping up warnings of oncoming bank bail-ins now that the new Fed Chairman happens to be the architect of the program.
HH 4 Big Reasons Why Short-Term Muni Bonds Should Excite You
Article By: Frank Holmes
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 12:23 PM EDT
Municipal bonds might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a sexy investment but munis play a very important role in any serious portfolio. Here are four big reasons why you should get excited about muni bonds.
Insight On The Available Options For Dealing With Debt [US]
Article By: Julie Cheung
Monday, March 5, 2018 9:09 AM EDT
Debts are different and as such, they call for different strategies when trying to eliminate them. Depending on the type of debt you are facing, you can choose the most appropriate way to handle the situation.
Are Bonds "Safe" Even If They Drop In Value?
Article By: Douglas Goldstein
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:16 AM EDT
When you buy a bond, you lend money to a government or company. In exchange, they pay you interest for the time they hold the funds.
3 Easy Investing Tips To Lower Your Taxable Income
Article By: Modest Money
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:08 AM EDT
One of the biggest reasons investors earn lower than expected returns is from taxes. Taxes eat up on any gains you earn, causing you to earn less than what a mutual fund or exchange-traded fund earned in a given year.
Affordable Disaster Protection
Article By: Adam Taggart
Saturday, February 24, 2018 11:49 AM EDT
Umbrella insurance is often unwisely overlooked.
Planning Priorities
Article By: Roger Nusbaum
Friday, February 23, 2018 3:18 PM EDT
A 4% withdrawal rate indexed to inflation is widely accepted as having a favorable outcome more than 90% of the time.
How Much Money Should You Have Saved? At What Age?
Video By: Jeremy Stacks
Thursday, February 22, 2018 3:00 PM EDT
How much money should you have saved and by what age?
How Much Should You Spend In Retirement?
Video By: Personal Capital
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:02 PM EDT
The 4% Rule is a general rule of thumb for how much you should be able to spend in retirement.
7 Vital Money Tips For College Students
Article By: Kalen Bruce
Friday, February 16, 2018 7:10 AM EDT
Being a freshman in a college is quite exciting. But going to college also brings in a bundle of responsibilities that can be overwhelming. The biggest challenge for a young college student is managing monthly expenses on a stipulated budget.
Beware Of Tax Refund Fraud During Tax-Filing Season
Article By: Personal Capital
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 7:03 AM EDT
Tax refund fraud involves criminals using stolen personal information (including Social Security numbers) to file forged tax returns and then pocket tax refunds themselves, leaving the legitimate tax payer on the hook.
Itemized Deductions Vs. The Standard Deduction
Article By: Personal Capital
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 4:20 AM EDT
The new tax reform, which was signed into law in December, will present an interesting question going forward for many taxpayers: should you itemize deductions when you prepare your tax return or claim the standard deduction?
How To Know If Refinancing Your Mortgage Is A Good Deal Or Not
Article By: Gina Young
Friday, February 9, 2018 1:12 PM EDT
Have you ever received an offer to refinance your mortgage? Well, before you sign the paperwork on this, you need to read the fine print.
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