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When Trust Beneficiaries are Right for Your IRA

Many Individual Retirement Account ("IRA") owners give little thought to naming someone other than a loved one as a beneficiary. It is often a reflex to designate a spouse or child in hopes ...
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When a Roth Conversion is Right for You

3 Enticing Benefits of a Roth Conversion for High-Income Clients Many retirees are familiar with Roth individual retirement accounts and their advantages. But for those high-income clients who have ...
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New Money Market Rules

Recently, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a series of new rules designed to prevent investors from withdrawing funds from money market mutual funds in times of crisis. This vote came ...
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Is It Worth A Dollar If You Can't Sell It For A Dollar? (Investment Planning)

Over the past couple weeks, the average investor is getting an important lesson on the difference between “asset value”, and “market value”, courtesy of Mr. Market. For years ...
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''Fed'' Up? On Keeping Your Head Amidst the Volatility (Investment Planning)

There’s no question there’s been “market volatility” in response to the Federal Reserve’s confirmation that monetary stimulus will begin to taper. And when we say ...
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Lurking Risk: Interest Rate Changes and Your Bond Portfolio (Investment Planning)

People are more focused than ever on the risk in their portfolio - and with interest rates so low, there is particular attention being paid to the risk in one’s bond portfolio. But how much ...
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