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6 Tax And Financial Moves To Make Before December 31
Article By: Personal Capital
Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:05 PM EST
The financial headlines in recent weeks have been dominated by efforts in Washington to pass a major tax reform bill.
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Taxes And Your Estate Plan
Article By: Personal Capital
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 5:19 PM EST
They say only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Unfortunately, sometimes the two come hand in hand, especially if you haven’t planned ahead.
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What A Gambler Taught Me About Understanding Risk
Article By: Robert Rapier
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5:25 AM EST
A gambler may reason that the odds of accurately picking three straight games are low (12.5%), so perhaps this guru indeed has an edge. The appearance of success makes it far more likely that the gambler will cough up money to get next week’s pick.
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Will Dividends Or Interest Boost My Retirement Savings More?
Article By: Douglas Goldstein
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 5:24 AM EST
In a well-diversified portfolio, you normally have three different type of earnings — appreciation, dividends, or interest. "Appreciation" is the growth in the value of your investment based on the market going up.
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HH Are You Entering The Sequence-Risk Zone?
Article By: Personal Capital
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:50 PM EST
If you are like lots of investors, you’ve probably never heard of sequence risk — also called sequence-of-returns risk — but it is a particularly pertinent concept for those nearing or just entering retirement.
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The Hidden Riches Inside Your Cash Flow
Article By: John Jamieson
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1:30 AM EST
Most people dump all their money in their primary checking account up front and then give the money to everyone but themselves first.
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Staying Financially Secure When Tragedy Strikes
Article By: Miranda Marquit
Monday, November 20, 2017 6:40 PM EST
No one likes to think about tragedy or disaster striking their family, but if you don’t have a safety net in place, your finances can quickly get out of control.
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Three Myths About Peer-To-Peer Loans
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Monday, November 20, 2017 10:33 AM EST
Peer-to-peer lending platforms, which provide a way for individuals who want to invest to lend to those who want to borrow, have experienced phenomenal growth in the past decade.
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U.K. Litigation Cases On Defaulted Consumer Debts Soar Beyond 2008 Levels
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:31 AM EST
New data surrounding the growing number of court filings related to the recovery of consumer debts highlights just how serious the personal leverage problem has become in the UK.
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E How Long Will $1,000,000 Last In Retirement?
Article By: Phil Town
Monday, November 13, 2017 11:15 PM EST
One million dollars is a common benchmark when it comes to retirement goals, but is it really enough? Let's consider the effects of location, lifestyle, and inflation on retirement budgets and savings goals.
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About 33% Of Students Drop Out Of College; Here's How Many Go On To Default On Their Student Debt
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 9:29 PM EST
Just over 35% of the students interviewed said they hadn't made a single payment toward their student loans since dropping out of college.
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E Winners And Losers From The House Tax Bill
Article By: David Vomund
Monday, November 6, 2017 10:46 AM EST
The House released its much anticipated tax cut and reform bill. While there will be several revisions before the final vote, we’ll take a look at the initial winners and losers.
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The New American Dream: Work Longer, Live Sicker, Die Sooner
Article By: Tyler Durden
Saturday, November 4, 2017 8:00 PM EST
Americans are retiring later than ever before (if at all). But in a double-whammy for seniors, whose health is declining, their lifespans are shrinking offering them little if any time to enjoy the end of the American Dream.
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Holidays Come Early For Investors As Consumer Spending Surges From Previous Year
Article By: Frank Holmes
Friday, November 3, 2017 1:35 AM EST
American consumers were more willing to open their wallets in September, an encouraging sign of what Santa might bring for investors this year.
In this article: MEGAX, CPRT
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How To Manage A Multi-Currency Lifestyle
Article By: Douglas Goldstein
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:17 PM EST
Two-thirds of retail foreign exchange traders lose money. In this $4 trillion market, high volatility and leverage mean gains and losses can mount very quickly.
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Renting In The US Has Never Been More Unaffordable
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:03 AM EST
Not only is renting not cheap(er) in either absolute or relative terms, but when observed through the prism of the only thing that matters, namely disposable income, renting - just like buying a house - has never been more unaffordable.
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