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PODCAST: The Ins and Outs of IRAs with Ed Slott, CPA
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Are you saving for retirement? Good start. But almost everyone has something to learn about optimizing their individual retirement account from IRA strategist Ed Slott. Also, the next round of retirement-planning changes Congress is eyeing.
Dear Penny: Am I a Jerk if I Refuse to Pay for My Mother-in-Law’s Funeral?
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Dear Penny, My mother-in-law is 89 and in good health. The reason I’m writing is that in August 2019, my father-in-law died at age 88 from cancer. There are eight siblings in total. My husband is the oldest, and my sister-in-law is fifth and has power of attorney for their parents. When my father-in-law was […]

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17 Conversations to Have About Money Before Getting Married
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If you’ve been avoiding having the money talk with your partner, now is the time. Here are the questions that need to be answered.
Retiring in the Next 5 Years? Make These Five Decisions Now
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These five moves could mean hundreds of thousands of dollars in extra income over the course of your retirement.
8 Frugal Living Tips to Learn From Warren Buffett
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The Oracle of Omaha could live like a Kardashian, but he doesn’t. Here’s what you can learn from Warren Buffett’s frugal lifestyle.
Brush Up on Your Money Smarts
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What do you know about money? Just enough to pay the bills? Are you puzzled at where all your money goes each month, or are you confident about the financial decisions you make? Now’s a perfect time to reflect on your money knowledge — and build your financial literacy. Financial literacy, by definition, is understanding […]

This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

Myth: Life Insurance is NOT Taxable
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The reality is that life insurance is treated as an asset in your estate. And if the payout pushes your estate past federal or state estate tax exclusion limits, it could trigger a hefty estate tax bill. If this is a concern, you may want to consider an irrevocable life insurance trust.
12 Ways Grandparents Can Help Students Pay for College
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There are many ways that grandparents can help their grandchildren pay for college. Learn about each of these options here.
Can You Work and Collect Social Security? Yes, with Limits
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As simple words go, “retirement’’ carries a lot of weight and a lot of baggage. Now that retirement is bouncing around in your mind, and you entertain the thought of giving up your day job, you ask yourself: Is my retirement income and Social Security going to be enough for my preferred lifestyle? What am […]

This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

18 States With Scary Death Taxes
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Federal estate taxes are no longer a problem for all but the extremely wealthy, but several states have their own estate taxes and inheritance taxes that could still hit your heirs.
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