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Senior Spending
Americans 65 and older spent an average of $43,635 in 2014. Here's how they spent across eight categories.
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Changes to Social Security Claiming Strategies
New rules included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 could affect your retirement planning.
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Time for Munis?
Detroit’s bankruptcy and Puerto Rico’s debt crisis cast municipal bonds in a negative light for some investors, but also led some bond issuers to raise interest rates to attract investors. This article provides an overview of municipal bonds and why their tax-free income can be especially beneficial for investors in higher tax brackets.
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Community Property Laws: Yours, Mine, and Ours
The question of asset ownership can be contentious in the event of a divorce, but even in the happiest marriage it may be helpful to understand the laws regarding ownership of property obtained before and during the marriage.
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avoiding any federal tax penalties. You are encouraged to seek tax or legal advice from an independent professional advisor.
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constitutes a solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security. This material was written and prepared by Emerald.
Copyright 2016 Emerald Connect, LLC

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