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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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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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I’m 72 and Don’t Need My RMDs…What Should I Do?

6 ways to use required IRA and 401(k) distributions you don’t need to save taxes and make an impact on loved ones and causes you care about.

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Investing vs. Speculating and Why it Matters

All investments involve risk but not all risks are equal. Are you investing or speculating? Both have a place but come with different risks and outcomes. What are the differences and how can you place each one properly in your plan?

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