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The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 provided individuals with valuable rights to the credit information that companies keep on them, but...

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As a business owner, ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons, including business succession, estate tax estimates, or...

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Most portfolios are constructed based on an individual's investment objective, risk tolerance, and time horizon. Using these inputs and sophisticated portfolio-optimization calculations, most investors can...

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According to a recent report, only 34% of American's have a will, which may not be entirely surprising.1 No one wants to be reminded...

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

Forty-eight percent of Americans do not own any stocks or stock-related investments, such as mutual funds, according to a recent Gallup poll. Individuals may cite...

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What’s the value of a financial advisor? Two studies found that working with a financial professional can result in higher returns and potentially lower personal...

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

If college were a party, then student loans are the hangover. Unfortunately, the “hair of the dog” won't cure this headache, but here are some...

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