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How to Handle a Financial Windfall

It may sound like a challenge we'd all love to have, but handling a financial windfall intelligently isn't as easy as it might seem. Handled properly, the benefits and security of a financial windfall can last a lifetime. If not, it could cause more problems than it solves. If someone comes into money and that's publicized, they're likely to have friends and family and charities all pulling at them. The next thing they know, they look up and they don't have a penny left. [Read More]

Beneficiary designations

Are Your Beneficiary Designations Up To Date?

When was the last time you reviewed your beneficiary designations for life insurance policies and retirement accounts? Very likely, the answer is "never." But you should review them periodically. Various life events can signal a need to review and possibly change your beneficiary designations. Consider whether any of the following events have occurred since you named your beneficiaries. [Read more]


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