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Understanding Your Health Care Options In A Post Obamacare World

Open enrollment looms for workers’ to sign up for employer-sponsored health-care plans. This enrollment season promises to resemble few others. For 2014, health care premiums will increase by about 5%, according to the 15th annual Employer Health Benefits Survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational […]
Understanding Your Health Care Options In A Post Obamacare World
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Going For Individual Bonds Rather Than Convenient Bond Mutual Funds May Be Wise

[credit provider=”Zilberman Sands Photography / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zilberman-sands/4561432907/”] Bonds are a good way to diversify your portfolio and smooth out the volatility in your stock holdings.For convenience’s sake, many investors turn to bond mutual funds, instead of holding individual bonds. That may be a bad choice.
Going For Individual Bonds Rather Than Convenient Bond Mutual Funds May Be Wise
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How To Make It Through Retirement Without Outliving Your Money

[credit provider=”Flickr/Carlos Lopez” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalolo/4297533595/”] How much can you withdraw annually from your investment portfolio to be sure you don’t outlive your money?Here are three tips to get you through retirement financially.
How To Make It Through Retirement Without Outliving Your Money
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Having Too Many 401(k) Options Might Be Hurting You

[credit provider=”Kaytee Riek via Flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/riekhavoc/4975764806/”] Do you like having a lot of options to choose from in your 401(k) plan, or do they make it harder to decide?If you’re like most people, having too many choices can not only make your decision more difficult, it can even lead […]
Having Too Many 401(k) Options Might Be Hurting You
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Pay Yourself First To Save For Retirement

[credit provider=”Flickr/thephotographymuse” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcygallery/3016390718/”] It’s easy to save for retirement if you make it the first bill you pay.You can do this through fixed direct deposit, an employer retirement program or by getting on an automatic pay plan.
Pay Yourself First To Save For Retirement
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Taking A Global Approach To Investing Is Critical In Today’s Economy

[credit provider=”Flickr/solyanka” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/solyanka/2845341895/”] International bonds are a wise investment choice nowadays, when good global diversification is important.This comes to mind in particular as the Super Bowl approaches and I think about the fate of the St. Louis Rams.
Taking A Global Approach To Investing Is Critical In Today’s Economy