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Does a 10% drop in the stock market scare you? Emotions lead to bad decisions. Be a smart investor. Understand that markets go up and down and invest only if you have the wherewithal to stay invested while everyone else is panicking.
Saving for college is important. However, maximizing financial aid may be the difference between going to college and sitting out. The funding of a 529 College Savings Plan has many benefits, but what’s the impact on a student’s financial aid calculation?
A second marriage often finds the couple with two houses. Purchasing a new home and putting your own stamp on it is one of the joys of starting a new life together.
There’s no time like the present to strategize about taxes. Thoughtful tax planning today can help you save significantly come tax time. And who doesn’t want to keep as many of their hard-earned dollars as possible!
Thinking of tying the knot again? According to Sinatra, love is easier the second time around, but his romantic lyrics gloss over the reality that second marriages can require more planning than first marriages.
Confused about charitable giving? Understanding the ins and outs of it is important. Your gifts will not only lower your tax bill, but will also help support causes you care most about.It's a win-win situation!
Renting a car today is much easier than in the past. You can quickly look at a couple of websites and click on the car with the price that is best suited for you. While this sounds easy and efficient, there are potential traps that can make your cost go up significantly.
Frontier Markets, just like a Star Trek adventure, come with some bold challenges. Are you ready to diversify into the least developed, but fastest growing, countries that make up the Frontier Markets?
To have financial security in retirement, you need to plan appropriately to ensure you will not run out of money. That means taking advantage of retirement savings vehicles such as the 401(k) or 403(b) that is provided by your employer.
Stock prices in China have plummeted over the past few weeks. This turmoil has raised concerns regarding the outlook for the world's second-largest economy and potential spillover effects on global markets. How does this market volatility in China affect you?
Today, Greek banks and the Greek stock market were closed, as they will be all week. Meanwhile the Greek citizenry are getting set to vote on a referendum that could determine whether they remain part of the European Union or exit.
Many people assume downsizing their lifestyle during retirement is a simple task that leads to decreased spending and increased satisfaction during non-working years.