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There is still a wide belief that investors may be better off with active investment management as opposed to buying an index fund.
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Ron Carson, founder and CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, explains how to leverage tax-loss harvesting to offset investment losses.
Smart beta funds offer investors who like low-cost, user-friendly index investing new ways to beat the market.
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Before serving as executor of an estate, educate yourself on how much work is involved and assess whether you're able to handle the job.
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Traditional long-term care health insurance isn't the only option for coverage. Here are three more to consider.
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