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12 Lessons Learned After Investing for 50 Years

In over 50 years of investing, I’ve learned a few important lessons to share. From practical to personal and everything in between, I hope you find something to apply here!

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SECURE Act 2.0 Explained

The SECURE Act 2.0 would make some significant changes for retirement savers. Its key initiatives would delay RMDs, encourage employees to save more and start saving earlier, and lower retirement plan costs for small businesses. Here are the notable proposed measures and how they could affect you.

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5 Tips to Avoid Common S Corporation Mistakes

The S Corporation has become one of the most popular entities for small business owners because it offers many of the protections of incorporation without being subject to some of taxes faced by other kinds of companies. But with all its benefits, we find a few mistakes that many business owners make. We collaborated with Chet Syversen, owner of Curated Accounting, to bring you 5 tips to avoid these common mistakes.

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Success Story – Meeting Long-term Care and Legacy Planning Needs with Life Insurance

See how Mary & George turn a $275,000 low interest long-term care rainy day fund into a $780,000 flexible benefit for long-term care or legacy for their children.

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7 Tips to Maximize Your Auto, Home, and Umbrella Insurance

Comprehensive financial planning includes making sure you’re protected from risk of many kinds. We collaborated with Christopher Togawa, owner of Christopher Togawa Insurance Agency, to bring you these 7 tips to optimize your coverage and improve your protection plan.

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529 Plans – Taxes, Estate Planning, and Funding College

Paying for college isn’t cheap and it’s not getting cheaper, whether you’re planning for kids or grandkids. Here’s why a 529 plan is a great first step toward making sure your children or grandchildren can achieve their educational aspirations.

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