Investing for Retirement

Retirement is a fact of life for the majority of people. It may be a long way off for you – or it might be right around the corner. No matter what point you are at in relationship to your retirement date, it is always wise to take steps towards saving for the event. However,…

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Mutual Funds- a Secure Investment

Mutual funds are a collection of stocks and/or bonds invested in different securities, which include fixed market securities and money market instrumentals. It facilitates investors to put their money under an efficient investment management. There are three types of mutual funds namely, income funds, growth funds, and balanced funds. The basic principle underlying mutual funds…

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Budget- the Ultimate Financial Management Tool

B A carpenter uses a set of house plans to build a house. If he didn’t the bathroom might get overlooked altogether. Rocket Scientists would never begin construction on a new booster rocket without a detailed set of design specifications. Yet most of us go blindly out into the world without an inkling of an…

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Purchase a family owned financial planning practice?

I am in the financial services business, and have been doing this on my own full-time for 1 year, but have done internships and other work experience in this industry since 2002. My wife’s father has a very successful financial planning practice that he is wanting to slowly sell to me. He currently has about…

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Past Tense Pitfalls

The warning label reads: Past performance is not an indication of future results. Your principal investment may loose value at any time. Yet, the need for growth encourages investors to look beyond the risks of any given investment due to our projected needs for retirement income, education funding, and other saving goals. A familiar scenario…

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Real Estate Tax Support

Real estate taxes various from each state. Despite this, real estate tax is often based on the outer structure and surrounding features of your home. For instance, if the structure of your home is new, you taxes are based on the equity on this home. Tax issues often review the outer area of your home.…

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