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Do Your Investments Match Your Risk Tolerance?

Now is a good time to examine what’s in your portfolio. Provided by Roy Neal The stock market is unsettled … and perhaps its fluctuations are unsettling you. It’s a stressful time for the economy and Wall Street, and you may be concerned about your portfolio given what’s going on with oil prices, the real […]

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Getting the Most Value for Your Home

Fore Properties Bill Sahadi

The single most important component of getting the most value for your home is a three pronged proposition. Price it right with a prelisting appraisal ; keeping the asking price ahead of the market curve. Insure that the working condition of the home is in tip top shape and make the commitment to turning your […]

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Eliminate Additives for Cancer Prevention

Jim Berenson MD

While there have yet to be studies showing that additives, nitrates or preservatives can change the course of multiple myeloma and other blood cancers, there have been laboratory studies over the past several years showing these products to be carcinogenic in animal models: meaning, they are causing cancer. Best rule of thumb is to reduce […]

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Eight Tips For Planning Your Retirement

A few simple steps to help you get started on the right foot. Presented by Roy Neal Planning financially for retirement may feel overwhelming. For some, that feeling is what keeps them from really focusing on and implementing a plan. If you haven’t started planning for your retirement – do yourself a favor and make […]

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Asset Allocation In “Stormy Weather”

Diversification has the potential to help portfolios in rough times. Provided by Roy Neal In any stock market climate, proper asset allocation matters. In a down market, you could argue that it matters more than anything else. Did you have a well-diversified portfolio during the fall of 2008? That was a time when the importance […]

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The New Living Benefits In Variable Annuities

These popular investments now have even more to offer. by Roy Neal GMIBs. GMWBs. GMABs. GLWBs. What do these acronyms mean? If you own a variable annuity or think you might want to own one, they stand for a new class of living benefits that make these investments even more attractive. Variable annuities are tax-deferred […]

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27 Things You Should Know About The 2011 Tax Laws

Provided by Roy Neal   2011 is here and there is much to report. Congress has restored the estate tax, cut the payroll tax and retained and/or restored a variety of tax breaks. Here’s a look at some recent developments in federal tax law – not just the changes for 2011-2012, but also the decisions […]

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