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Blog Posts in August, 2015

6 Dodgy Decisions That Could Endanger Your Retirement

Here are six ways that short-sighted financial moves could permanently derail your retirement plans: Tapping into an IRA early. While you may be tempted to break into your IRA to pay down debt, you ...
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Tips for Talking with Your Spouse About Retirement

You’ve invested and saved for retirement all your working life and you have your dream retirement all figured out...but does your spouse share that same dream? According to a study by retirement ...
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How to Tell If In-Home Care Will Work for You or a Loved One

Baby boomers have always been categorized as an adventuresome generation, but when it comes to long-term care, most agree they want to stay at home. A recent AARP study showed that 90% of us want to ...
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How to Save Money on Long-Term Care Insurance

Most of us will need long-term care for some period of time, but many people resist purchasing long-term care insurance because of the high cost of the annual premiums, which can run as high as ...
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Don't Miss These 7 Important Retirement Milestones

Retirement is all about not having to pay attention to deadlines anymore, right? Wrong! Here are 7 key retirement deadlines you cannot afford to miss: When you turn 50 – make those catch-up ...
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Talk to Your Spouse About These 5 Things Before You Retire

It’s not unusual for spouses to have different ideas about how and where they would like to spend their retirement years. In fact, research has shown that many married couples are not in ...
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Estate Planning Myths & Misunderstandings

Estate planning is an area of the law that has many myths and misunderstandings surrounding it. Unfortunately, some of these pieces of misinformation are what prevents people from establishing the ...
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How to Sell Your Florida Business

Making the decision to sell your business is often very difficult, but that is just the beginning. When the purchaser begins the due diligence process, it can be pretty stressful. The buyer will want ...
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3 Circumstances Where Estate Administrators Need to Seek Professional Help

Many people agree to become an executor of a parent or close friend’s estate without really considering what that job entails. Then the parent or friend dies, and the executor has no idea what ...
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Tips on Splitting Your Retirement Assets When You Split Up

Boomers are divorcing more than any other previous generation and research shows there are two likely factors: boomers are living longer and many are experiencing what researchers have called a ...
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5 Challenges to Early Retirement & How to Beat Them

Due to the Great Recession, many people are skeptical that an early retirement is even possible. If you start early and are aggressive about saving, then you probably can retire before you’re ...
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How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Money

Once you’re an adult, the most difficult subject to discuss with your parents has nothing to do with “the talk” you may have had as a teenager. It’s about finances -- ...
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Ask Yourself These 10 Questions to See If You're Ready to Retire

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 for Small Business Owners on Preparing for Retirement

Small business owners face a number of challenges when it comes to starting and maintaining their own businesses, and one of those challenges has long-term implications: saving for retirement. Here ...
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7 Warning Signs Your Aging Parent Needs Help With Finances

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three seniors die with some form of dementia. As baby boomers age, the prevalence of dementia is only increasing with time – in another 35 ...
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Top 5 Financial Tips for New Retirees

If you’ve recently retired, you hopefully have done the necessary retirement planning to ensure you will not face unnecessary financial pressures in the years ahead. Here are five financial tips ...
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Just Moved to Florida? Make Sure Your Estate Plan Moved With You

If you plan to move to Florida -- or are a recent arrival -- it is important to ensure your estate planning documents comply with Florida law. Some common problems found in estate plans of those ...
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Protect Your Estate with a Florida Spendthrift Trust

In 2006, the Florida legislature overhauled the legal code governing Florida trusts. As part of that overhaul, they included a statute that provides a codified spendthrift provision for Florida ...
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7 Smart Steps to Take Before Retirement

Great retirements don’t just happen, they take lots of planning. Here are 7 smart moves you should make before you retire: Plan your transition. For some people, retirement is just as stressful ...
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Financial Planning You Need to Do in Your 30s and 40s

Once we reach our 30s and 40s, most of us have settled into our careers, started families and are thinking more seriously about our financial futures. Here are 7 financial tips that will help 30- and ...
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