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  • How To Start Saving for College

    Published Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    We all want the children we love to have a bright future, filled with promise, opportunity, and success. A college education is a key building block for that future. Tomorrow's college education requires careful planning today. It's never too early (or late) to begin preparing for this important time in your kids' lives. Below we've detailed a few easy more»
  • The Magic of Compound Interest

    Published Wednesday, October 28, 2009

    Compound interest is what enables you to take a little bit of money and transform it into a much larger sum over time. Interest is the price financial institutions pay you to use your money; compound interest refers to the way these small but significant payments accumulate (or are compounded) over time.

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  • 5 Steps to Maximize Retirement Savings

    Published Wednesday, September 23, 2009

    First, the reality: There are no magic bullets that can restore your retirement account to where it was before the current economic crisis.

    "What it's worth now is what it's worth," says Harold Evensky, a certified financial planner and president of Evensky & Katz, a financial advisory firm in Coral Gables, Fla. "There's no guarantee you're going to bounce back."

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  • Don't Worry, Be Happy

    Published Wednesday, September 23, 2009

    There's a lot to be worried about these days. Banks are failing. Jobs are being shed. The hangover from last September's stock market crash still gnaws.

    Along with traditional splits -- liberal vs. conservative, free market vs. regulation -- there can be an equally divisive, though less studied split among investors: optimism versus pessimism. Are better days ahead or is the economy a house of cards ready to topple?

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