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Smart Financial Moves If You Work Late in Life

<i>Kiplinger's Retirement Report</1>, Mary Kane, and Associate Editor •
Kiplinger

Deciding to work past “normal” retirement age offers tangible advantages–a fatter nest egg, bigger Social Security benefits and, for some, a sense of personal satisfaction. Staying in the workforce later in life can open up opportunities to boost your financial security, but it can also present a few pitfalls to watch out for. Take the

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What kind of investor are you?

Anne Kates Smith, Senior Editor, and <i>Kiplinger's Personal Finance</i> •
Kiplinger

How would you describe your personality? Adventurous? Shy? Studious? Did you know that you have an investing personality, too? It turns out that when it comes to managing our portfolios, we tend to fall into one of four behavioral types–although there’s usually a little overlap among them. Each type comes with its own set of

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Think about the 4 Pillars of retirement instead of just income

Insurance Services Inc., David Braun Financial &, president, Investment Adviser Representative, and David Braun •
Kiplinger

When thinking about retirement, most of us tend to focus on income. While income is important to ensuring a secure retirement, there are other factors that enter into the equation that can also dramatically impact your plans. That’s why it’s helpful to think of “The Four Pillars of Retirement” — income, protection, liquidity and growth

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Top 3 ways to cut back on impulse buying

Arlington Capital Management, Investment Adviser Representative, Justin J. Kumar, and Senior Portfolio Manager •
Kiplinger

Marketing, advertising and public relations mavens rely on the impulses of the consumer to lay down hard-earned money as quickly as possible. It is always nice to take the keys to a new car, brag to your friends about the latest set of golf clubs, show off that new dress or bracelet and realize aspirations

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