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Year-end Financial Checklist

by Darrow on November 14, 2017 in Financial Planning

The end of the year is a busy time for most people. Unfortunately, it is usually also the last opportunity to make financial moves that will count towards the current year. Depending on your […]

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New IRS Contribution Limits for 2018

by Darrow on October 19, 2017 in tax planning, Financial Planning

The IRS has released the 2018 contribution limits. There are numerous cost of living adjustments to make note of. 

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The 4 Biggest Money Mistakes New Parents Make

New parents and expecting couples undoubtedly have a lot on their mind. In all likelihood, the costs of raising a child and how to financially prepare for a baby are two of them. These financial […]

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Stock Options Explained

Stock options or awards can be quite complex. Whether you're just starting out and looking to understand what stock options are or you're ready to develop a strategy for your equity compensation, the […]

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What Should You Do with Excess Cash?

by Darrow on July 11, 2017 in Financial Planning, Infographics, Investing
How much money should you keep in cash and what should you do with excess cash? If you have extra savings in the bank, you may be wondering whether you should invest the money or pay down debt. […]
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What to Do After Receiving an Inheritance

If a loved one has passed and you're expecting to receive an inheritance, you may have a number of questions about the process; such as is an inheritance taxable and what to do after receiving an […]

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What Should You Do with a Windfall?

Wondering what to do with a windfall? Perhaps you have received an inheritance or experienced a liquidity event from company stock. Now you need to know how to use the proceeds to maximize the […]

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How Much Money Should I Have in Employer Stock?

It is not uncommon for employees with stock options or equity based compensation to hold too much employer stock. Employees don’t often realize how much of their financial future is tied to their […]

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Are You Holding Employer Stock in Your Retirement Plan?

Investing your 401(k) in company stock can be quite risky. Although companies are scaling back on the practice, there are still many big U.S. firms that allow participants to buy employer stock in […]

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When Should You Get Life Insurance?

by Darrow on February 22, 2017 in Financial Planning, Insurance

Contrary to what an insurance salesperson may tell you, not everyone needs life insurance. So who does need life insurance and when should you buy it? In general terms: some single people may need […]

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