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Financial Advisor vs Financial Planner

What is the Difference between a Financial Planner and Financial Advisor

“What’s the difference between a Financial Planner and a Financial Advisor?” A Financial Advisor is a professional who helps manage your money.  Financial Advisor is a general term that might include stock brokers, insurance agents, money managers, estate planners, bankers

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Financial Planning: What are 401k Catch Up Contributions?

401k Catch Up Contributions

“What are 401k Catch Up Contributions?” Contributions to a traditional 401k are limited to $18,500 in 2018. If you are over age 50, then you may be eligible to set aside up to $24,500 in 2018. That’s an additional $6000

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Financial Planning: What Should I Do With My Student Loans?

What Should I Do With My Student Loans

“What should I do with my student loans?” If you have massive school loans, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed with your current debt. I would suggest you stop for a moment and take a deep breathe. With financial

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How Will Tax Reform Affect 529 Plans

Today’s tip will cover “What are some of the benefits of 529 education saving accounts and the recent tax overhaul?” Many people will benefit from a change that allows assets in 529 plans to be used to pay for elementary

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Why Choose a 529 Plan for College Savings

Today’s tip will cover “Why choose a 529 plan for college savings?” A 529 Plan is a college savings account that is exempt from federal taxes.  These types of plans were introduced in 1996 to help taxpayers save for college

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What is a Trust?

  What is a Trust? Simply put, a trust agreement is a document that spells out your wishes upon your death. When the time comes, how would you like your money and property distributed? However, depending on your specific goals

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