How to Check on the Security of Your Life Insurance Company

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If you need life insurance you want to be damn sure the coverage you buy is solid and will be there when the time comes. But how do know if your company is strong or about to go belly up?  This is especially important if you focus on getting inexpensive coverage.  It’s nice to save […]

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A Simple Way To Use Graphs To Protect Your Investments

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Big stock market declines sting. In fact, they hurt you twice. First, when the market crumbles it can take a big chunk of your money with it. And if you’ve ever gone through a steep market decline, the mere thought of going through another one might make you gun-shy with your money. As a result, […]

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3 Ways to Rebalance Your Mutual Funds

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If you own mutual funds it means you are going to have to decide what to buy, when to buy and when to sell at some point. This is known as rebalancing. But how do you know when to rebalance your mutual funds? The question comes up often and it’s crucial to address before you […]

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How To Succeed At DIY Investing

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You may find it weird to see a financial advisor telling others how to become great do-it-yourself investors. I understand that. But I’ll let you in a little secret. I know that there are people who are simply better suited to make their own financial decisions rather than work with an advisor. Not everybody needs […]

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Should You Exchange Your Life Insurance?

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If you have an old life insurance policy, insurance sales people will sometimes try to talk you into exchanging it for a new one. This can happen with term or whole life insurance. There are two possible reasons for this. First, it might actually be in your interest. Second, since the salesperson makes juicy commissions […]

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Are prepaid college plans for you?

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There are a variety of ways to save for college. One option is to use prepaid college plans . But what are they and are they a good deal? How Prepaid College Tuition Plans Work. Prepaid plans allow you to pay today for the college education your child will get some time in the future. […]

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