A Home Insurance Claim: To File or Not to File

April 5, 2021

Insurance is meant to protect you against financial loss. But is it really meant to protect you from any and all financial loss? When it comes to filing a loss…

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Buying vs. Leasing a Car

March 25, 2021

Some people approach buying a car like they approach marriage, “‘til death do us part.” Others prefer to keep their options open, trading in every few years for the latest…

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When Heirs are Imperfect

March 15, 2021

Passing your estate to an heir with credit problems or a gambling or alcohol addiction might not only lead to that wealth being squandered, but the inheritance could worsen the…

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Asset Allocation

March 4, 2021

If you live in or have visited a big city, you’ve probably run into street vendors – people who sell everything from hot dogs to umbrellas – on the streets…

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Value vs. Growth Investing

February 28, 2021

Looking at their recent track records doesn’t do much to settle the debate. Over the past decade, as a whole, value stocks have not performed as well as growth stocks.1 But…

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Debt Stress

February 22, 2021

The average American owes $51,900 in debt. Of that $51,900, $35,660 is from mortgage debt, $5,610 is from student loans, and $4,760 is from auto loans.1 Little wonder that money…

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