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Retiring Abroad? Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Say ‘Bon Voyage’

Retiring abroad has become a popular option for those who are seeking the unique experiences that other areas of the…

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Asset Protection and Privacy Can Help to Avoid Hidden Dangers

While it can take a lifetime to build up a substantial amount of assets, a single lawsuit or run-in with…

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How Would Your Life Change If Your Biggest Financial Asset Disappeared?

If someone asked you to name your most valuable financial asset, how would you respond? Is it the balance in…

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A Fourth Retirement: Planning for the Different Phases of our Golden Years

Although many of us regularly set money aside for “retirement,” the reality is that retirement isn’t necessarily just a single…

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Scoring Good Credit: Point Yourself in the Right Direction by Improving Your Credit Rating

Maintaining a good credit score is essential to your overall financial health.

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Buy or Rent a Car or Home?: Making Wise Long-Term Financial Decisions

Since you probably aren’t able to simply write a check to pay for a home or car, you will typically…

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Dementia: What To Do If a Loved One Can No Longer Live on their Own

Caring for someone with dementia—regardless of whether it is a parent, a partner, a spouse, or another loved one—involves a…

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Climbing Mount Everest: Planning the Proper Distribution of your Assets

Many of us are even more unprepared to turn those savings that we’ve accumulated into a lasting stream of income…

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Estate Planning Isn’t Just for the Rich

Planning is actually important for everyone, regardless of how many assets you have or what your marital status is.

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Keeping It Fair Financially When Taking the Next Step in your Relationship

Before you start picking out the china pattern, there are some financial issues that you both should consider—and discuss—prior to…

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