Guidance

RESOURCES TO HELP SHAPE YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE

New Families

 

Is Instinct Eroding Your Financial Health?

May 17, 2018 -

Social comparisons were strongly correlated with financial well-being.


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Point of View

April 19, 2018 -

Analysis of Q1 2018


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3 Investing Mistakes to Avoid

March 26, 2018 -

Investors spend a massive amount of time trying to make all the right moves and not enough time avoiding the wrong ones.


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Market Commentary: Good Morning, Mr. Powell

February 6, 2018 -

Our take on the recent sell-off


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Rebalancing: The Swiss Army Knife in Your Retirement Tool Kit

January 29, 2018 -

Scaling back appreciated equity positions can do more for you than reduce risk.


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Key Provisions of 2017 Tax Reform

January 24, 2018 -

Final provisions of the 2017 tax reform bill and their impact on individual investors and business owners.


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Point of View

January 22, 2018 -

Analysis of Q4 2017


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An Investing History Lesson

December 4, 2017 -

The key going forward is to learn from past behaviors and avoid repeating previous mistakes.


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Good Apples Don't Just Fall From Trees

December 4, 2017 -

We remain committed to a long-term perspective.


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What Happens to Your HSA in Retirement?

November 29, 2017 -

HSA-owning retirees need to think about asset allocation, sequence of withdrawals, and beneficiary designations.


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Don’t Neglect the Softer Side of Your Estate Plan

October 24, 2017 -

Document and share your wishes for end-of-life care, the care of your pets, the disposition of your tangible assets, and more.


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Calibrate Your Target Savings Rate

October 24, 2017 -

Savings rate rules of thumb are better than nothing, but smart investors customize their own savings targets.


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Point of View

October 12, 2017 -

Analysis of Q3 2017


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Point of View

August 3, 2017 -

Analysis of Q2 2017


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5 Best Practices for an Organized Financial Life

April 25, 2017 -

Implementing the right systems can help keep valuable financial records safe, accessible, and organized.


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20 IRA Mistakes to Avoid

March 23, 2017 -

From contributions to conversions to distributions, do not fall into these traps


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A Tax-Efficient Portfolio Makeover May Be Less Painful Than You Think

March 18, 2017 -

Proper accounting of cost basis is essential to avoid paying more taxes than you need to.


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Life Insurance in Retirement: Who Needs It?

March 16, 2017 -

There are cases where owning life insurance in retirement makes sense


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Know the Rules on Inherited IRAs

March 2, 2017 -

Evaluate your situation before dipping into IRA assets from a deceased loved one.


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The ‘Right’ Rebalancing Strategy Depends on Your Life Stage

March 2, 2017 -

De-risking is the top priority for retirees, while early accumulators can focus more on return enhancement.


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