Personal Finance

Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016
The tax code provides that you may fully distribute the balance at any time within five years after the year of death, at any pace you choose.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Mercifully, the seemingly interminable 2016 election is behind us, and presumably we now know the name of the next Leader of the Free World.  
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Posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Last week we discussed the importance of asset allocation, or finding the right mix between stocks, bonds and cash. But we're still not quite ready to go on a buying spree until we consider the issue of diversification. Grandma was right when she said not to put all your eggs in one basket....
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Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Wal-Mart, the world's retailing behemoth, sold $480 billion worth of merchandise in the last fiscal year and earned nearly $15 billion in profits. Amazon, the formidable internet purveyor, reported $79 billion in merchandise sales and generates negligible profits. So one might be excused for...
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