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Upsize, Downsize, or Just Right?
On average, younger American homeowners would like a bigger home. But older generations are more likely to prefer a home that’s about the same size or smaller.
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Growth, Value, or Both
The terms growth and value are often used to describe two different investment strategies, yet many investors may want both qualities in an investment.
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New Law Requires Notification of Medicare Observation Status
A new law effective August 6, 2016, requires hospitals to notify Medicare patients who are treated for more than 24 hours under observation status. The distinction between observation status, which is considered outpatient care, and inpatient status can make a big difference in the services that Medicare covers and a patient’s out-of-pocket costs.
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How Long Should You Keep Financial Records?
Many people struggle to organize financial paperwork, and it can be especially difficult to know what to keep and what to throw away. Here are some guidelines on how long to keep specific types of financial documents, including tax, investment, real estate, auto, insurance, and medical records.
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avoiding any federal tax penalties. You are encouraged to seek tax or legal advice from an independent professional advisor.
The content is derived from sources believed to be accurate. Neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed
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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