When buying your first investment property, something to think about is the possibility of being a property manager or maybe hiring one if being a landlord is not appealing. Research is crucial when buying investment property, so learn what to look for when buying land with tips from a financial planner in free personal-finance video.…

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Life-insurance policies come two ways, a term policy or a whole-life policy, and they can be bought online or through a life-insurance agent. Purchase a life-insurance policy and give family members piece of mind with helpful hints from a financial planner in free personal-finance video. Expert: Julie Asti, CFP Bio: Julie Asti works as a…

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A certified financial planner, or CFP, must have three years of experience advising, investing and planning, in addition to a bachelor’s degree. Learn about the CFP exam that certified financial planners must pass with help from a portfolio manager in this free video on financial planning. Expert: Gregory Bramwell-Smith Bio: Gregory Bramwell-Smith is the relationship…

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In order to become a money manager, a person must have experience in the market, and she also needs a series 7 stockbroker license. Find out how a CFP or CFA designation can help a money manager’s credibility with help from a portfolio manager in this free video on financial planning. Expert: Gregory Bramwell-Smith Bio:…

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MORE TIPS AND THINGS . . . . . . Are we left with an expanded waistline and a diminished bank balance. (Wouldn’t it be great if, just for once, the situation was reversed and we could greet the New Year with a diminished waistline and an expanded bank balance?). However, before we get down…

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Two ways to buy stocks include a dividend reinvestment plan or DRIP offered by Fortune 500 companies or by buying through a discount brokerage. Purchase stocks for investing in Wall Street with tips from a financial planner in this free personal-finance video. Expert: Julie Asti, CFP Bio: Julie Asti works as a financial planner for…

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Financial planners typically work in the insurance industry, the mortgage industry or real estate, but some are general practitioners. Discover the benefits of financial planners having a broad base of knowledge with help from a financial strategist and consultant in this free video on financial planner jobs. Expert: Ted Schmidt Contact: www.flgus.com Bio: Ted Schmidt…

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In a tax-sheltered annuity, the growth of money within an annuity is not taxed. Use tax-sheltered annuities to keep money from getting taxed with tips from a registered financial consultant in this free financial planning video. Expert: Patrick Munro Contact: www.northstarnavigator.com Bio: Patrick Munro is a registered financial consultant (RFC) with outstanding sales volume of…

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The earnings for an actuary are varied, but they usually start with a salary of around $50,000, and highly trained actuaries can make as much as $250,000 a year. Discover how experience and longevity can affect an actuary’s salary with help from a portfolio manager in this free video on financial planning. Expert: Gregory Bramwell-Smith…

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