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What Happens If There's A Market Downturn at the Onset of Retirement?

Timing is everything. Unfortunately, it likely isn't possible to un-do a decision to retire if the market takes a dive shortly thereafter. We all know the financial markets can be volatile, and ups […]

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6 Reasons to Take Your Old 401(k)

Why do individuals leave their retirement plan behind when switching jobs? In most situations, it is for one of two reasons: they didn't know what their options were or they never got around to […]

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5 Financial Tasks to Prioritize in the New Year

There's truly no better time than the present to get your finances set up for the New Year. Unfortunately, for many busy professionals, there just isn't enough time in the day to tackle seemingly […]

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3 Reasons Investors Shouldn't Leave the Old 401(k) Behind

This article was originally published on U.S. News by Kristin McFarland, Wealth Advisor at Darrow Wealth Management.

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Social Security Strategies for Married Couples with Unequal Incomes

It isn't always advantageous to wait until age 70 to file for Social Security benefits, especially when one spouse is the primary breadwinner and both spouses are eligible for benefits on their own […]

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New IRS Contribution Limits for 2019

The IRS has released the 2019 cost-of-living adjustments, resulting in widespread increases to annual deferral limits - including the IRA, which previously hadn't changed since 2013. Short on time […]

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Infographic: Impact on Social Security Benefits by Age Claimed

When to take Social Security benefits is a decision every retiree or pre-retiree will ultimately face. Some situations are easier to navigate than others. For example, with a cash shortfall and no […]

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Is it always best to max out a 401(k)? Exploring the downside of tax-deferred growth

Updated for 2019. In personal finance, there aren't too many universally applicable hard and fast rules. Although some might reasonably argue that always maxing out annual pre-tax contributions to a […]

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Can You Save Too Much for Retirement?

Updated for 2019. With regular headlines reporting on the retirement savings shortfall facing many Americans, it may seem odd to consider whether it’s possible to save too much for retirement. […]

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What's the Difference Between a 401(k) and 403(b)?

How is a 403(b) different from a 401(k)?

Although 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans are very similar, there are some key differences between the two. If you recently changed jobs and aren't sure how […]

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