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10 tips for small business owners

Small business owners should conduct an annual assessment of their personal finances. Owners of small businesses have much the same concerns as everyone else, except they are personally responsible for the fortunes of their enterprise. In a sense, a…

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What should grandparents know about 529 savings accounts?

Grandparents can often find themselves in a better financial position to save for their grandchildren's education than their own children are. The parents of prospective students may still be contending with competing priorities like their own student…

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Contribute to an IRA before the May 17th deadline

Taxpayers of all ages may be able to claim a deduction on their 2020 tax return for contributions made to their Individual Retirement Account made through May 17, 2021 (the U.S. Department of the Treasury is delaying the April 15th deadline to file and…

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How to increase your financial literacy

Unlike verbal literacy, financial literacy isn't often taught in schools—which means that many people may enter adulthood without having all the tools they need to make informed and effective financial decisions.1 Fortunately, gaining financial…

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Key considerations as you start receiving Social Security benefits

As your retirement draws closer, you will probably start to have lots of questions such as:

How much Social Security will I receive? When should I retire? How will I know when to retire? Do I have enough saved? What will I need to do…
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Retirement planning: to Roth or not to Roth?

When saving for retirement, it often makes sense to contribute to employer-sponsored retirement plans to take advantage of any available employer match opportunities. However, not everyone has access to an employer-sponsored plan. Even if you do, there…

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Refinancing considerations in the midst of COVID-19

While we all adjust to the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, these conditions call for rethinking budgets and reviewing plans. At Webster, we’ve been connecting with customers and businesses discussing ways to mitigate the financial disruption the…