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Portfolio key on keyboard
People are often surprised when I describe my personal portfolio to them. Using an analyzing tool from Chicago-based Morningstar, I’ve put together a brief description of my own daringly dull portfolio and, far more important, why it looks like it does.
Saving up for a Rainy Day
We all want our children to be successful and happy. And though being financially fit won’t make anyone happy in and of itself, it can at least take away money stresses and allow the kids to pursue happiness. Just in time for Financial Literacy Month, three journalists from the Wall Street Journal offer 10 great tips in the video below.
Ways to grow your nest egg
Soon we’ll be looking at tax day in the rearview mirror, which is the perfect time to plan for future tax consequences. One strategy that’s especially good for recent retirees is converting part of a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.
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President Barack Obama calls them loopholes, although investors consider them playing by the rules.
Accounting Series - Senior Finances
Public interest groups have joined forces in a coalition to prod the U.S. Department of Labor to revise rules requiring financial advisers to act in their clients’ best interests when offering retirement investment advice.
Yield sign that reads "retirement ahead"
Illinois will become the first state with a broad-based effort to automatically enroll private-sector employees without retirement plans into a new savings program.
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A new starter savings account proposed nearly a year ago by President Barack Obama is now open for deposits.
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If you’ve been wanting to sock away more money in your workplace retirement savings plan, next year’s your chance.
Tax time stop watch
As we enter the home stretch of 2014, it’s time to consider some tax moves. Here are a few you might want to consider:
Stitched Panorama
A  U.S. Supreme Court ruling has just made estate planning a lot more cumbersome for some high-net-worth parents who want to leave tax-free money in a Roth IRA to a child.
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