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Yesteryear’s Retirement Strategies
According to findings from a pre-retiree study this year,1 one-third of Americans age 55+ say their financial assets have not
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The Psychology of Planning and the Ostrich Generation
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article dubbing many of today’s preretirees the “Ostrich Generation” – observing that folks
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Let’s Celebrate Inflation
Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased
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The Great Misconception?
Perhaps we’re missing something. Economists have called our recent hard times the Great Recession, and many call for a double
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Muni Tax Break Escapes Supercommittee
Last month, President Obama proposed his America’s Jobs Act of 2011, which included a provision that would reduce the tax
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Quarter End Roundup
September 30th marked the end of the third quarter, a 3-month period rocked by 11th hour lawmaker dissention, the Standard
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Has CLASS Been Let Out?
Current Administration is “reassigning the workers in the office that was developing the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS
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U.S. Ranks 5th in Global Competitiveness
For the third year in a row, the United States has dropped among global competitive economies – this year from
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Helping to Secure Your Estate in an Insecure Market
The current Administration is looking for ways to reduce the Federal deficit and is currently targeting the Estate Tax and
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Eurozone Bank Fears Assuaged — For Now
Last Thursday, September 15, 2011 the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its intent – through a joint effort with the
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