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Avoid These Retirement Planning Mistakes

Apr 02, 2018

Retirement can creep up on you. One day you are climbing the corporate ladder or building a client base for your business. Next thing you know, you are in your 50's or 60's. Before you take that gold watch at your farewell party, make sure you are avoiding these retirement planning mistakes. Read More
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Financial Calculators Available on Our Website

Apr 02, 2018

The World Trend Financial website has more than a dozen financial calculators for you to use. Read More
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5 Tips to Win the Battle Against Retirement Health Care Costs

Apr 02, 2018

When you think about how much money you will need in retirement, you may consider your living costs, travel expenses and hobbies you would like to enjoy. But you may be overlooking one of the largest costs for most retirees: health care. Read More
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2018 Dollar Limitations on Retirement Plan Contributions

Mar 01, 2018

The limit on elective deferral for contributions to 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, most 457 plans and the federal government's Thrift Savings Plan increased from $18,000 in 2017 to $18,500 for 2018. Read More
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How to Locate Lost Retirement Benefits

Feb 01, 2018

For one reason or another, you may find yourself in a situation where you have lost track of a retirement account like a 401(k) or pension. Luckily, there are several handy but little-known ways to retrieve account information. Read More
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3 Important Facts About Splitting an IRA in a Divorce

Jan 01, 2018

Divorce often involves the splitting of major financial assets, and an IRA plan is, in some cases, a couple's largest single financial asset. Splitting an IRA in a divorce is not like splitting a home or other assets. Here are 3 important facts to be aware of. Read More
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Non-spousal Inherited IRAs - 3 Tips to Avoid Costly Tax Traps

Jan 01, 2018

While the death of a grandparent or a parent is very sad, if you do end up receiving an inherited IRA, do not just cash out the funds. It will cost you in income taxes if you do! Read More
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2018 Social Security Announcements

Dec 01, 2017

The Social Security Administration has announced the adjustments being made in 2018. Read More
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