Housing Market Trends: Are They Helping or Hurting the Economy?

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Posted on April 1st, 2024

In an unusual twist, U.S. home values climbed to an annual record of $389,800 in 2023, even as mortgage rates rose to the highest levels […]

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Due Date Approaches for 2023 Federal Income Tax Returns

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Posted on April 1st, 2024

Tax filing season is here again. If you haven’t done so already, you’ll want to start pulling things together — that includes getting your hands […]

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Beware of These Life Insurance Beneficiary Mistakes

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Posted on February 20th, 2024

Life insurance has long been recognized as a useful way to provide for your heirs and loved ones when you die. While naming your policy’s […]

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Key Retirement and Tax Numbers for 2024

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Posted on January 29th, 2024

Every year, the Internal Revenue Service announces cost-of-living adjustments that affect contribution limits for retirement plans and various tax deduction, exclusion, exemption, and threshold amounts. […]

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The Year in Review

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Posted on January 11th, 2024

The echoes of central banks’ historic monetary stimulus to counter the Covid-19 virus, the resulting inflation, and the  unwinding of that monetary stimulus to contain […]

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Part-time Employees Are Eligible to Enroll into 401(k) Plans in 2024

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Posted on January 10th, 2024

Starting this year, part-time employees meeting the SECURE Act’s three-year rule are eligible to participate in their employer’s 401k plan. The SECURE Act of 2019 […]

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How Much Income Does Social Security Replace?

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Posted on January 2nd, 2024

Social Security can play an important role in funding retirement, but it was never intended to be the only source of retirement income. The Social […]

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Reviewing Your Estate Plan

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Posted on December 1st, 2023

An estate plan is a map that explains how you want your personal and financial affairs to be handled in the event of your incapacity […]

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Year-End 2023 Tax Tips

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Posted on December 1st, 2023

Here are some things to consider as you weigh potential tax moves before the end of the year. Set Aside Time to Plan Effective planning […]

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College Forecast: Skepticism Toward Higher Education Rises

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Posted on October 31st, 2023

A notable shift in public opinion over the past decade about the value of a college degree may portend a reckoning for the higher education […]

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