Setting up our kids for a successful retirement

Eric Brotman •
Forbes

When you have a baby, it’s hard to imagine that baby retiring from a 40-year career. But it’ll happen. If you’ve already figured out your retirement plan and have all of your financial ducks in a row, there are ways to start setting up your children for financial independence from the time they’re born that

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Aging parents and real estate investments

Carolyn Rosenblatt •
Forbes
Senior woman and adult daughter laughing on porch

For aging parents who had a measure of financial success, real estate investments are not unusual. Their portfolios can include single-family rental homes, apartment buildings or commercial entities. When they were younger, many of these seniors took pride in managing these investments themselves. But time can take its toll. We are seeing age-related problems eroding

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Five ways small business owners plan intelligently for retirement

Troy Bender •
Chicago Defender
Businessman looking at computer monitor at workstation in design office

Preparing financially for retirement can be complicated for anyone, but for small business owners, the process often poses even more challenges. Teachers, police officers, firefighters and other government employees generally receive a pension. The corporate world can offer benefit plans or matching contributions. But entrepreneurs can’t automatically rely on any of those features; instead, they

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