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Are you spending on growing your wealth?

James Brewer •
Forbes
Are You Spending On Growing Your Wealth?

Living within your means is a great idea, but it may not grow your wealth. Some believe that financial planning is an exercise in living within your means. From my perspective, that is not the entire story. Spending within your means may not have you allocating your money into categories that will sustain you through

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Money and marriage: four tips for successful ‘matrimoney’

Mia Taylor •
The Simple Dollar
Young couple kissing at wedding reception

It’s a fairly well-known fact that money can be one of the biggest sources of strife in a relationship. In fact, according to a survey of professional certified divorce financial analysts, it’s the third leading cause of divorce in North America (behind basic incompatibility and infidelity, respectively). Summer is the most popular season to get

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Ten reasons why you need a trust

Christine Fletcher •
Forbes
Smiling adult sisters hanging out in kitchen eating lunch

Clients often ask, “Why do I need a trust?” This question comes up even more frequently since Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which increased the federal estate tax exemption amount from approximately $5 million per person to $11 million per person or $22 million per couple. Those amounts are adjusted

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The three biggest things I considered when setting up my life insurance policy

Cheryl Lock •
Business Insider
The 3 biggest things I considered when setting up my life insurance policy

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images When Cheryl Lock and her husband sat down to figure out their life insurance policy,

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