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3 Biggest Risks Facing Your Investment Plan

When thinking of investment risk, market risk is just one type of risk to address. What else should you consider? Here are three risks you should account for in your investment plan.

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12 Lessons Learned from 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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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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