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Seed a Roth IRA for your grandkids

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

As summer approaches, teenagers and college students are usually busy planning for summer jobs. And the income they earn gives grandparents an opportunity to help the youngsters build a nest egg by contributing to a Roth IRA on the grandkids’ behalf. Contributions to Roth IRAs give grandchildren “a huge head start,” says Jennifer Failla, a

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5 engaging tips for marketing to millennials

Drennan Saunders •
Business2Community

There are currently about 80 million millennials in the US. They have well surpassed the baby boomer population of 74.9 million. Additionally, with an annual buying power of $200 billion, it is safe to say that they are the most advantageous markets for companies to be taking a look at. However, this target market differs

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Financial Planning: Go one step at a time

RFC, Blackston Financial Advisory Group, Drew Blackston, Investment Adviser Representative, and Crc •
Kiplinger

Have you ever tried to build something from scratch without directions? Recently, I ordered a dresser for my living room online without realizing I would have to put the thing together myself. Unfortunately, I’m not particularly handy — assembling anything more complicated than a turkey sandwich makes me pretty uncomfortable. To make matters worse, the

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Entrepreneurs should put a high priority on cash flow

Rob Clark •
Business2Community

Starting a small business comes with countless questions and concepts to ponder and analyze. Among the most essential is cash flow. Caron Beesley describes its importance as “the lifeblood of a business and critical in its growth” in a story for the small business administration website: “Small businesses are hugely dependent on their cash flow,

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What happens to your information after a data breach?

John Burcham •
Business2Community

Data breaches have become all-too-common amongst retailers, businesses, educational institutions and health care facilities. Last year, 1,093 data breaches led to more than 36 million compromised records in the United States, leaving millions of Americans’ personal information exposed. The best way you can protect your information from compromise is by taking proactive measures to safeguard

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