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Why invest?

To accumulate wealth, people may choose to invest their money into various types of investments. Investing creates opportunities that otherwise would be difficult to manage due to the consistency of contributing to the investment. However, investing…

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Back-to-school budgeting 101 for college students

Establishing and sticking to a budget is an important life skill to learn, even for college students who are focused on keeping up their grades and getting a good job when they graduate. Budgeting may help them understand how much money they need to…

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A survival guide for a bear market

A bear market is a prolonged period of price declines in securities, an index such as the S&P 500, or the overall stock market of usually 20% or more from a recent high. Bear markets can also signal economic downturns such as a pandemic, recession,…

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Retirement planning does not stop in retirement

If you’re retired, there’s good news in that you’ll probably live longer and perhaps better than your parents and grandparents did. The bad news: You’ll live a longer and perhaps more expensive life, too.

You face decisions your parents or…

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Critical ages on the Social Security benefits timeline

It's essential to know the critical ages regarding taking Social Security that may impact the amount of your benefits. Getting the most out of your Social Security retirement benefits can be the difference of thousands of dollars over time. For this…

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10 practical home-buying tips to write home about

Thinking of purchasing your first home? Or finding a new house with more space? With inflation on the rise, market conditions are evolving which could impact your home purchasing decisions.

Interest rates are likely to increase which, in turn…