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What is a REIT?

What is a Real Estate Investment Trust

Today’s tip will cover “What is a REIT?” A REIT, also known as a Real Estate Investment Trust is a company that owns, operates or finances income-producing real estate.  You can invest in REITs either by purchasing shares directly on

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Investing in Real Estate

Investing in Real Estate

Today’s tip will cover “How do I invest in Real Estate?” There are several ways for you to invest in Real estate. You can buy property which requires a down payment, money to maintain the property and the ability to

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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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What is a Simple IRA?

What is a Simple IRA

“What is a SIMPLE IRA?” This is Catherine Magana with your Savvy Minute.  Today I will give you another easy way tip for you to get Savvy about your finances. Today’s tip will cover “What is a SIMPLE IRA?” A

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How to Negotiate Like a Maven with Best Selling Author, Rebecca Zung, Esq.

The Savvy Women Show How to Negotiate Like a Maven We are honored to interview Best Selling Author Rebecca Zung, Esq., America’s Divorce Authority.   Rebecca provides tips on how to “Negotiate like a Maven”. How to negotiate a raise,

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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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