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Should I Borrow From My 401k?

The average household with credit card debt had a balance of $16,748 in 2016, nearly passing the peak of $16,900 in 2008. The average credit card annual percentage rate is sitting at 15.8% as of May 17, 2017, which represents an expensive way to fund spending! This leads us to a question that many individuals as us on a daily basis, "Should I borrow from my 401k to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?"

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11 Real Facts about Retirement!

11 Real Facts about Retirement!

What's great about retirement? Retirement can have many meanings. For some, it will be a time to travel, whether domestic or international, or spend time with the family. For others, it will be a time to start a new business or begin a new life endeavor. Regardless of the direction you choose in retirement, here are 11 real facts about retirement that you can't ignore!

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4 Great Reasons to Invest in 2018

4 Great Reasons to Invest in 2018

Over half of Americans do not own any stocks, or stock-related investments, such as mutual funds, according to Bankrate’s Money Pulse survey. Individuals may cite different reasons for not investing, but with important long-term financial goals, such as retirement, in the balance, the reasons may not be good enough.

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A Look at Diversification

Ancient Chinese merchants are said to have developed a unique way to reduce their risk. They would divide their shipments among several different vessels. That way, if one ship were to sink or be attacked by pirates, the rest stood a good chance of getting through and the majority of the shipment could be saved. Your investment portfolio may benefit from that same logic.

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How to Appeal your Property Taxes

Typically fewer than 5 percent of taxpayers dispute their assessment. For homeowners who think their local government may have assessed their property’s value too high, there are ways to appeal and potentially win a lower assessment, which may save hundreds or even thousands of dollars annually in future taxes.

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What the New Tax Bill Means for You

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

According to the Wall Street Journal, the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act represents “the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years.” For millions of businesses and Americans, it means an altered financial and investment landscape with new opportunities and challenges in the years ahead. Keep in mind, that the information in this material is not intended as tax advice, and may not be used for the purpose of avoiding any federal tax penalties.

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