Guidance

RESOURCES TO HELP SHAPE YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE

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How to Escape from a Lousy Health Savings Account

October 25, 2018 -

Make the most of this important benefit, regardless of your employer’s chosen provider.


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The Keys to Financial Success Are Incredibly Mundane

October 25, 2018 -

Simple tips for a brighter financial future


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Why You Should Fill Out the FAFSA

September 26, 2018 -

Even if you think it is a waste of time, this 30-minute activity can determine a student’s eligibility for a myriad of grants and aid for all income levels.


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Estate Planning for Every Stage of Life

September 6, 2018 -

Estate planning is for everyone, wealthy or not.


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Traditional 401(k) versus Roth 401(k)

September 5, 2018 -

How do they differ and which one is right for you?


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Adapting to Rising Interest Rates

August 29, 2018 -

Your guide to navigating a rising rate environment


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How to Tame Your Financial Records

July 31, 2018 -

Most of us could use some advice with better managing our financial records. Look no further.


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The Short Answer: Bonds in a Rising Rate Climate

May 31, 2018 -

Q: Can I just buy individual bonds and hold them to maturity, and not worry about rising rates?


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Is Instinct Eroding Your Financial Health?

May 17, 2018 -

Social comparisons were strongly correlated with financial well-being.


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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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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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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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