How to treat your heirs fairly

Sally Abrahms, Contributing Writer, and Kiplinger's Retirement Report •
Kiplinger

Andrew T. got a big surprise after his father died. His divorced father’s will left the bulk of his money to his other three brothers but left no lump sum to Andrew (who asked that his real name not be used). More mystifying, one of the sons, who had a stormy relationship with his father,

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Do you have the right tools to navigate your retirement?

Mike "Cy", Vice President, Investment Adviser Representative, Cajthaml Jr., and Cy Financial Wealth Management •
Kiplinger

Retirement. What does that word mean to you? If you are like most people, it is the end of a journey. But you would be WRONG! Imagine running a marathon and, after 26.2 long and arduous miles, you are told that you have completed ONLY half the race! That is a stark reality that many

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7 smart personal finance moves for military personnel before deployment

Kimberly Lankford, Contributing Editor, and <i>Kiplinger's Personal Finance</i> •
Kiplinger

You and your family already have enough on your mind when you are preparing for deployment. You don’t want to worry about financial issues, too. Fortunately, you do have access to some special programs while deployed that can help your finances long after you return. Your paychecks grow when you receive tax-free income in a

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How to calculate an estimated hourly rate as a marketing contractor, freelancer or consultant

Mark Miller •
Business2Community

We frequently approach marketers with great marketing contract staffing roles and other interim job opportunities. However, one common problem is that they’re unsure what a reasonable rate is for their hourly work. This is especially common in professionals who have spent their entire careers working full-time positions. These days, marketers can get great work as

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