Making Better Financial Decisons

5 Things You Didn't Know About Annuities

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Of all of the investment products out there, annuities may be the most misunderstood. Some people love them, others hate them. Hardly anyone completely understands them. Annuities are sold by insurance companies, and they are a contract between the investor and the carrier. The contract says that the investor will give the insurance company money, either as a lump sum or over time, and in return the insurance company will guarantee the investor a lifetime stream of income.…

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Under One Roof—3 Financial Tips For Creating A Multigenerational Household

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An increasing number of American families (some 18% of the population) are finding that setting up a multigenerational household—one where children, parents, grandparents and even great-grandparents all live together under one roof—is the best solution to a host of difficulties. And it can certainly ease financial, physical and emotional needs. But if you’re the adult generation sandwiched in the middle, there are new challenges as well. Here are a few financial tips to make the transition easier and keep it positive—both monetarily and emotionally.…

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Tax Terror: What to Do If You Have Not Filed Taxes the Day After Tax Day

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Life can get hectic at times, which means that you can miss important deadlines. One of the major deadlines in most adults’ lives is tax day. Though taxes are due on a specific day each year, many people miss filing taxes by the deadline. If it is the day after taxes were due and you are just now realizing that you missed the deadline, you may be wondering how to take action.…

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