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  • Dec 12 2018
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    Retirement Planning: Roth IRAs vs. Traditional IRAs

    When you start thinking about retirement, it’s important to carefully consider the type of IRA you choose to open. Read why we recomend Roth IRAs.

  • Dec 3 2018
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    10 Things to Know About Qualified Charitable Distributions in 2018

    Want to save on taxes by making qualified charitable distributions (QCDs)? Here are 10 things to keep in mind as you plan out these complicated donations.

  • Nov 29 2018
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    It’s the Season of Giving: Make Your Charity Giving Work for You

    Do you love giving to charity? Read how you can reduce the amount of taxes you will owe by taking advantage of the charity tax deduction.

  • Nov 1 2018
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    Retirement Planning Strategies: 7 Year-End Mistakes to Avoid

    Some of the biggest oversight’s advisors make involve IRAs and retirement planning. Protect your clients and add these seven strategies to your checklist.

  • Oct 10 2018
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    Where’s the Beneficiary Form…?

    Inherited IRAs are one of the biggest issues advisors deal with. Read these case studies to understand the importance of updating IRA beneficiary forms.

  • Sep 19 2018
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    Another Example of Why Suitability Fails to Protect Clients

    Another reason why commissioned salesmen fail to protect their clients. Read this case study to protect you and your financial future.

  • Aug 23 2018
    Do You Really Know What You Are Paying Your Advisor?

    There is a big difference between "price" and "cost." Read how "cheap fees" are not the only way your advisor can make money off of you.

  • Aug 21 2018
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    Simple Checklist for Choosing to Work with a Fiduciary Advisor or a Suitable Salesperson

    Wondering if a trusted fiduciary advisor is better than a suitable salesperson? Follow this simple checklist to decide for yourself.

  • Aug 20 2018
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    How to Know If Your Financial Advisor Is a Real Fiduciary? 10 Questions

    Here are 10 questions to ask your fiancial advisor to find out if they are a real fiduciary. Read to find out the "good" and the "bad" answers.