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Weekend Reading: Should You Change Your Financial Plan Because of Short-Term Changes in Inflation and Monetary Policy?

Inflation continues to circulate headlines and ignite fear of an unpredictable future, but the good news is, a well-rounded retirement plan can weather the storm (short-term or not).

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Weekend Reading: Does Planning End at Retirement?

You need a strategic, customized plan to get yourself to retirement, but you also need a plan for what lies beyond.

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Weekend Reading: What Really Happens if Social Security "Disappears"?

Tales of the impending demise of Social Security benefits continually circulate the financial world; However, you shouldn’t let these scare tactics get the best of you.

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Weekend Reading: Caught Between a Long-Term Care Policy and A Hard Place

Navigating your way through the long-term care marketplace can be confusing. How do you know if the policy you purchased years ago is still the best option for you?

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Weekend Reading: Social Security Spousal Benefit or Survivor Benefit? Consider the Differences

Navigating your way through the complexities of Social Security can feel overwhelming. Add on the passing of a spouse, and it can become even more perplexing.

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Weekend Reading: Quantifying the Risk-Return Tradeoff of Investing

Investing doesn’t come with a clear-cut price tag. It can often be difficult to quantify the money you pay, which can also cause you to overstate or underestimate the appropriate risk level for your financial goals and needs.

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What Happens When Gas Hits $5? $7? $10?

What you pay at the service station now has as much to do with commodity speculation, the value of the U.S. dollar and taxes as it does with the actual supply chain.