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Quarterly Economic Perspective

The U.S. economy continued to recover. The Bureau of Economic Analysis said gross domestic product for 2011’s final quarter rose 3%; that’s sharply higher than the previous quarter’s 1.8% increase. However, China and Europe both showed signs that their economies might be faltering; China lowered its 2012 growth target to 7.5%, both the eurozone and …

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Quarterly Market Review: Q1 – 2012

As the U.S. economy continued its slow march toward recovery and Europe managed to fight off the threat of a Greek default on key bond payments, even higher gas prices couldn’t stop equities from powering upward. The S&P 500 registered its best first-quarter performance since 1998, the Nasdaq managed to surpass its October 2007 high, …

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What’s a self-directed IRA?

A self-directed IRA isn’t a different type of IRA. Rather, the term refers to any individual retirement account (traditional or Roth) that gives you more investment control by allowing you to direct your IRA assets into nontraditional investments. For example, in addition to the usual IRA mainstays (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and CDs), a self-directed …

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Inheriting an IRA–What You Need to Know

The rules governing inherited IRAs can be complicated. Here are the major issues to consider. Transferring inherited IRA assets If you inherit a traditional or Roth IRA from someone who isn’t your spouse, your options are fairly limited. You can’t roll the proceeds over to your own IRA, treat the IRA as your own, or …

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Business Owner Succession Planning

Every successful business owner must eventually face the question: What will happen to my business when I become disabled, retire, or die? Sooner or later, you will generally need to identify someone to transfer your ownership interest to family members, co-owners, key employees, or an outside party. Without a succession plan, the business may need …

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