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6 critical questions to ask before investing in a stock

president, AIF®, Ltd., Charles C. Scott, and Pelleton Capital Management •
Kiplinger

Someone much wiser than me once said that if you don’t know where you’re going, any path will get you there. This couldn’t be truer than when it comes to investing. And often it will be a lot more dangerous. So there’s never a bad time to become wiser about your investing process. If you

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Wealth-building secrets of the millionaires next door

the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance •
Kiplinger

We all know somebody like Mitch, your mass-transit-riding, brown-bagging coworker who has toiled in accounting for as long as you can remember. Did you know he owns a vacation house at the beach? Or the McGillicuddy family, who live down the street in a house just like yours. Would you believe they didn’t have to

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5 financial matters to consider when moving to a new state

CFP®, Partner, Brightworth, Lisa Brown, and Wealth Advisor •
Kiplinger

Whether your company has decided to move its headquarters or operations to a new state or asked you to move to a different office location, you likely have a myriad of questions running through your mind. Where will I live? How are the schools? What’s the cost of living difference? Who are the best doctors?

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5 ways life insurance can pay off before you die

president, Kathleen Nolan, Owner, Family Focus Financial Group, and Investment Adviser •
Kiplinger

Many people who have life insurance are paying premiums for one reason–to assist their families after they’ve died. It’s an honorable decision, paying for something now that will benefit our loved ones later. But it’s worth knowing that you can actually let your life insurance policy work for you today, long before flowers are put

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