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Retirement Planning for One

Much has been written about estate planning for married couples entering their retirement years, but single people need retirement planning just as much if not more. Currently, 55 percent of women ...
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5 Most Common Retirement Expenses Often Overlooked

If you are planning to retire soon, you are likely concerned about what expenses you should budget for in retirement. After all, one of the most common fears about hitting retirement age is that you ...
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What You Need to Know Before You Move for Retirement

Unlike the generations before them, boomers often view retirement as a fresh start rather than a time to sit back and relax. Many plan to move to a new locale, but before you go, be sure you ask ...
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Preparing for Retirement: A Checklist

Having gone through the last recession where savings often had to be tapped prior to retirement -- and with few years left to make up what has been lost -- boomers are rightly concerned about ...
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6 Retirement Planning Steps for Boomers

Planning for retirement is a highly individualized process, since the things you want to accomplish in retirement are very much dependent on your financial status and personal wants and needs. But ...
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How to Get the Maximum Benefit from Your 401(k)

Research shows that most Americans who have access to a 401(k) plan still fail to contribute, which is just another way to leaving money on the table. Investing in a 401(k) is one of the easiest ways ...
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The 5 Estate Planning Documents Seniors Need for Protection

As we enter our “golden” years, it is more important than ever to have the proper legal protections in place to safeguard our finances and our personal health, and to protect the financial ...
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Look at a Reverse Mortgage to Supplement Retirement Income

Many retirees – and those planning for retirement – are taking a look at reverse mortgages to supplement their retirement income. If you are 62 or older, a reverse mortgage allows you to ...
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How Boomers Are Redefining Retirement

The generation of baby boomers that broke the mold in every stage of life is continuing to do the same when it comes to retirement. Here are 7 ways that boomers – 10,000 of who reach retirement ...
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How to Tell If Your Nest Egg Will Last Your Entire Life

If you are nearing retirement or are newly retired, chances are that you are concerned about whether your nest egg will last you your entire life. Here are five tips for new retirees to help alleviate ...
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Increase Your 401(k) Contribution for Big Benefits

For most working Americans, 401(k) plans will be the largest contributor to their retirement income besides Social Security benefits. Making sure you have a healthy 401(k) is critical to effective ...
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Top 10 Reasons You May Want to Put Off Retirement

Not everyone loves retirement. In fact, there are many retirees who, after a few months of doing not much of anything, find they are missing the structure, steady paychecks and social opportunities ...
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Tips on Protecting Your Business from a Divorce

Whether you are already married or are about to walk down the aisle, if you own a business, you need to know how your company could be affected in case of a divorce and how to protect business assets ...
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Legal Checklist for Florida Startups

Even if you already own a business, you can still benefit from this startup checklist to be sure your business is functioning as it should when it comes to the law: 1. Avoid naming conflicts. One of ...
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How to Create an Enforceable Non-Compete Agreement in Florida

Protecting important proprietary information that is critical to a business leads many business owners to require employees to sign a non-compete agreement. While some states restrict the use of ...
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Revisit Your Estate Plan Before Remarriage

The high season for weddings is coming up, and if you are remarrying this year, you should make revisiting your estate plan a priority before you take that trip down the aisle. Specifically, you and ...
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Tips on Choosing a Guardian for Minor Children

Choosing a guardian to raise your children in the event of your death is a delicate and emotional decision. Unfortunately, many parents can’t get past their fears and anxieties about leaving ...
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4 Common Legal Mistakes That Could Jeopardize Your Company

Small businesses have a big impact on Florida’s economy, representing almost 43% of the private workforce; however, small business owners that want to see their businesses continue to flourish ...
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The Time to Protect Your Business Is Before You Need To

Many business owners don’t put the proper asset protection strategies in place to protect personal wealth from business liabilities until that wealth is jeopardized by litigants or creditors ...
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Tips for Choosing the Right Business Lawyer

Whether you are starting a new business or guiding one to greater growth, a good business attorney is essential to help you avoid costly litigation, protect intellectual property, and advise you on ...
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5 Things Your Kids Need to Know About Their Inheritance

Even if you think you’ve covered all the bases when it comes to your estate planning, if you haven’t prepared your children for the inheritance they will receive one day, you still have ...
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With New Tax Law, Is Estate Planning Dead?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 doubled the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping tax exemptions to $11.18 million per person, making many wonder if the heart had been cut out of estate ...
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5 Ways to Reduce Business Litigation Risk

Most business owners know that anyone can get sued and it is probably unlikely you can totally avoid litigation over the life of your company. However, there are several good ways you can protect your ...
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When a Trust is Better Than a Will

Having a will is a must to pass your assets on to your heirs, but there are certain circumstances under which a trust will serve your needs better. These include: When you want to avoid probate. Every ...
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How to Recover Financially Before Retirement

To make a move toward recovering your financial stability, planning experts recommend the following: Be realistic. Be prepared to revise your retirement assumptions to bring them in line with your ...
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