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Many Americans turn to a 401(k) plan for fast cash, but financial advisors caution clients to seriously consider the pros and cons first.
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As cybersecurity and hacking threats soar, financial advisors employ new software solutions and procedures to safeguard investor data.
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As college costs soar, it's important for students to file FAFSA forms quickly and correctly to maximize public and private tuition aid.
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Many workers use annual open enrollment to tweak employee benefit options, but others let old selections ride - a big mistake, say advisors.
There is still a wide belief that investors may be better off with active investment management as opposed to buying an index fund.
Financial advisors caution clients who experience a financial windfall to avoid overspending, set realistic goals and invest for the future.
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A look at how new college graduates can adopt good finance habits, from budgeting to managing student loans.
Tax rules governing IRAs are complex and ever changing, so if you're considering a Roth conversion, do some legwork first.
A tax deduction is not a given each time you open your wallet for a worthy cause. So be sure to check with an advisor first.