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Fern Alix Larocca
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Your Passport to Retirement With These 5 Tips

These 5 tips are a passport to retirement success. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 70% of workers are very or somewhat confident they will have enough money to live comfortably ..
(January 11, 2009)
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Rescue Your Retirement With These 6 Steps

A couple of years ago you might have thought that you had enough saved for retirement or you had a financial plan to project retirement at a certain date with a certain amount of funds. Now that the ..
(January 13, 2009)
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Secret to Extending FDIC Insurance With These 4 Tips

Many people are working hard to open up multiple cash accounts so that they have enough FDIC coverage. Wealthy people know the secret of a Payable On Death (POD) account. A Payable On Death account ..
(December 14, 2008)
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Long Term Investing As an Optimist

It does pay to be a long-term optimist as I am. The easiest way to show the importance of staying invested is with the Rule of 72, which illustrates how compounding builds long-term wealth. To see ..
(December 09, 2008)
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5 Tips For Retirees to Ease the Pain of a Market Decline

When you are living off of your investments and your social security, it is devastating to watch your portfolio go down in value substantially. You do have options to safeguard your portfolio value. ..
(October 16, 2008)
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4 Investing Myths You Can't Afford to Believe

Investing myths spread when people are fearful. As friends, family, and the press turn up the heat that we are all going to go bankrupt, I thought it would be prudent to bust through the 5 investing ..
(September 30, 2008)
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5 Tips to Cope With the Financial Crisis

Many investors are frightened as they watch the changes the economy is going through. The uncertainty about the future and the changes that are happening make people wonder what they should do and ..
(September 22, 2008)
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Retirement - 5 Options on How to Get the Good Life

When people think of retirement, the first thing they say is that they can't afford it and that they will probably work until they drop. Maybe they will and maybe they won't. But I have had plenty of .
(September 15, 2008)
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3 Mistakes to Building Wealth and How to Get Help

Nearly half of the investors in a 2007 survey said they had never worked up a comprehensive financial plan with a professional - according to Opinion Research Corp, of Princeton, New Jersey which ..
(September 08, 2008)
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How to Begin Investing, 2 Easy Concepts to Get You Started

Overwhelmed by so many investment choices? Begin investing the right way by understanding these 2 basic concepts. By diversifying into loaned and owned dollars, you are automatically getting tax ..
(August 27, 2008)
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Getting Ready to Retire? 5 Tips to Transition Smoothly

Ready to retire but don't know how? Here are 5 tips to help you transition out of the rat race. People are living longer and loving it and you can, too, with a little preparation and planning. The ..
(August 27, 2008)
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Retirement Planning - Should You Pay Off the Mortgage? 5 ..

Should you pay off your mortgage when you retire? Lots of people think that no mortgage at retirement is the way to go. Unfortunately that's not true for everyone. Having a mortgage can lower your ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Investing - Cash Can Be a Guaranteed Loss, 2 Reasons Why ..

Most people know that as you get closer to retirement, you need to keep more money in cash reserves and fixed income investments. While that can lower the overall risk in a portfolio, if your cash ..
(August 11, 2008)
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Investing - Bank Failures Expected to Rise - Are You Insured?

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the federal agency that backs bank deposits, reported a 52% increase from the prior year in the number of banks that are in trouble. Regulators are ..
(August 12, 2008)
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Trusted Financial Advisor Or Broker? Discover the Difference ..

Most people don't know it, but there are different regulations for brokers and advisors. Brokers must recommend products for that are suitable for you and advisors must act as a fiduciary-which means .
(August 10, 2008)
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Six Common Mistakes Where People Leave Money on the Table

I have worked with very wealthy people and very poor people and one of the dividing lines that makes the difference is that wealthy people take the time to save a dime. The most precious resource ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Change Your Behavior and Make Money by Avoiding These Four ..

Why do so many investors lose money only to repeat the same cycle and lose money time after time? Well, a whole new field is examining that- it is called Behavioral Finance. This field illustrates ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Avoid Property Disaster With These 5 Tips

Natural disasters are becoming commonplace. Protect your property with these 5 planning tips. Don't let the fine print keep you from losing everything. It seems like there have been a lot of natural .
(July 15, 2008)
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Pre Retiree Panic Five Lessons to Keep Cool

Everyone knows that the baby boomers haven't saved enough for retirement so if you are close to any form of retirement, these markets can have you shaking in your shoes. At this point you can't ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Retirement Plan Withdrawals Dont Do It! Heres Why

People are using their retirement plans to take out loans and hardship withdrawals. This is a huge mistake. According to a study by the Center for American Progress, borrowing even a modest $5,000 ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Successful Investing Stop Losing Money and Stick With a Long ..

Why do some people always make money while others lose? What do you need to do to make your portfolio successful over time? It helps if you have self-efficacy or the unshakable belief in knowing that .
(July 28, 2008)
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Retirement Plan Withdrawals How to Safely Take the Money Out ..

When people retire or need to withdraw money from pensions or investments, they get confused on what to do. How to withdraw money for income needed and from which account is always tricky. Here are ..
(July 29, 2008)
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Legacy Planning The Basic Documents of Estate Planning and ..

Estate planning is thought about as wills, trusts, and gifts, etc. Not anymore. No one wants to think of sickness, old age, and death, yet all of us will experience that at some point, and the most ..
(July 29, 2008)
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Losing Money and Loving It

I'm losing money and you should be, too! Here is why - a good diversified portfolio should have winners and losers in it at all times. If you have all winners all the time, then you are taking ..
(July 29, 2008)
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