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How to Discuss Prenups with Your Partner

How to Discuss Prenups with Your Partner

February 23, 2023
Before saying, “I do,” it can be helpful to discuss finances with your fiancé and have a prenuptial agreement...
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What to Consider Before Signing a Prenup

What to Consider Before Signing a Prenup

February 16, 2023
Oftentimes, getting a prenuptial agreement may feel unromantic, timely and expensive. But not having a prenup can end up...
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History of the Financial Markets: A Look Back at the Last 100 Years

History of the Financial Markets: A Look Back at the Last 100 Years

January 26, 2023
In celebration of Your Life Simplified’s 100th episode, Valerie Escobar , senior wealth advisor, and Michael MacKelvie , wealth...
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Answers to 401(k) Questions

Answers to 401(k) Questions

January 16, 2023
Here are a few answers to less-common questions about 401(k) retirement accounts. Q: What can I do with...
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What You Need to Know About Kiddie Tax

What You Need to Know About Kiddie Tax

January 8, 2023
Kiddie tax is a tax law that was implemented in 1986 to prevent parents from taking advantage of lower...
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Acquiring A Large Sum Of Money

Acquiring A Large Sum Of Money

January 5, 2023
Due to a variety of life circumstances, people sometimes find themselves acquiring a large lump sum of money through...
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Should You Roll Over an IRA to an HSA?

Should You Roll Over an IRA to an HSA?

January 5, 2023
For many people, health savings accounts (HSAs) provide an affordable way to pay for medical expenses. To make pre-tax...
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Tax Strategies for Funding Higher Education

Tax Strategies for Funding Higher Education

January 4, 2023
Parents typically use 529 accounts to cover the costs of paying for their children’s college. The advantages are that...
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Noncash Charitable Donations

Noncash Charitable Donations

January 3, 2023
Many investors will seek to offset potential tax liabilities by maximizing charitable donations. Making noncash charitable contributions can be...
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2023 Social Security Tax and Benefits Update for High Earners

2023 Social Security Tax and Benefits Update for High Earners

January 3, 2023
With inflation continuing to take a bite out of retirement benefits, the Social Security Administration has made some significant...
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Make the Most of Your Retirement Plan Contributions

Make the Most of Your Retirement Plan Contributions

January 2, 2023
You may want to consider creating a strategy for maximizing retirement plan contributions. The IRS has upped the amount...
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Accessing Your Risk Tolerance

Accessing Your Risk Tolerance

December 31, 2022
When the markets are volatile, you may be hesitant to login to your retirement accounts to see how much...
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