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Fed’s Dreams Of Beating Inflation May Turn Out To Be Gold’s Worst Nightmare

While investors remain happy-go-lucky, fundamental data for gold and silver is now worse than in 2021. Is this the last chance to come back to earth? As another week comes to a ...
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Why rising interest rates threaten bond funds

Bond funds, including mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), are popular because they have appealing features. But they do have some significant disadvantages. Bond funds are liquid and ...
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SECURE Act 2.0 Passes the House: Which Retirement Plan Rules Would Change?

KEY TAKEAWAYS SECURE Act 2.0 passed the U.S. House of Representatives on March 29, 2022. SECURE Act 2.0 would make changes to employer-sponsored retirement plans to expand coverage ...
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Views Why good retirement planning is about much more than money

When we think about helping clients prepare for retirement, the focus tends to be on target savings levels, asset allocations, drawdown plans, and how to manage the timing of ...
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Required Minimum Distribution Confusion in 2022

Required minimum distributions have gotten a little bit trickier in 2022. Joining me to discuss what you need to know is tax and retirement planning expert, Ed Slott. ...
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10 Ways to Reduce Taxes on Your Retirement Savings

There are a variety of tax deductions and credits available to people who save for retirement. But you could incur tax penalties if you don’t use these accounts ...
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Opinion: This market-timing model says you probably have too much money in stocks

If you follow a traditional 60%/40% stock-bond portfolio allocation, you currently should be just 38% invested in equities — 63% of 60%. If your target equity allocation instead ...
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Volatility Is Rising. Here’s How to Protect Your Investment Portfolio.

Investors knew this year would be different. But lately, they’ve been getting a lesson in just how different it is shaping up to be. Most analysts expected some action ...
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Factoring Inflation Into Your Retirement Plan

Right now, inflation is top of mind for everyone, perhaps especially retirees. Inflation is important. But it is only one of the risks that retirees have to plan ...
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Opinion: Retirees with annuities have more fun

OK, so it’s not exactly “fun.” But a new report says retirees who convert their savings into guaranteed lifetime annuities effectively double the amount they are willing to ...
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