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Protect Your Investments Following Fed's Decision to Raise Rates
Protect Your Investments Following Fed's Decision to Raise Rates
The Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates last week has sent ripples through the global economy. But you may be feeling the impact a bit closer to home, if you’ve looked at your portfolio. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to protect your investments. Read on, particularly if you’re heavily invested in bonds.
You Can Still Cut Your 2016 Tax Bill
Tax Day – Tuesday, April 18 – is almost upon us. Even with the clock counting down, it’s still not too late to save some money with 2016 deductions. Here are five things you can do to slash your 2016 taxes.
Avoid These 5 Costly 401k Rollover Mistakes
Hypothetically, you just got a new job and you’re wondering what to do with your 401k. Do you leave it where it is, or roll it over to your new employer? There are pros and cons for each, this expert says. The key is avoiding these five common mistakes that can prove costly.
Key Benefits of a Physician Loan
You’ve worked hard, usually on little sleep, and now you’ve received your first employment offer outside of training. Now what?
Buy-and-Hold Investing is Back (With A Few Updates)
Sure, it may sound familiar, but buy-and-hold investing is just as effective as it was years ago. You just need to make a few adjustments. Here’s what you should know.
Are Annuities Part of Your Retirement Plan? They Should Be, Expert Says
Fixed annuities are a bond substitute offering guarantees, safety, flexibility and tax deferral.
3 Personal Asset Protection Tools for Physicians
Some physicians make the mistake of assuming that by setting up a corporation, they are adequately shielding their personal assets from claims. Yet, as claims sometimes “pierce the corporate veil” to seize personal assets, as lawyers say, this tends to be fallacious logic.
Rich Doctor's Family Spends How Much in a Year?
A multimillionaire family tracked every dollar spent over the course of a year. How much did they spend? The answer will most certainly surprise you.
Disability Insurance: How Does One Factor Underwriting, Limitations, or Exclusions?
With disability insurance, insurance companies evaluate the risk an applicant presents and determines exclusions, limitations, restrictions or modification of benefits based on preexisting medical history or lifestyle.

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