Advisors

izusek | E+ | Getty Images To pay for a historic and sweeping expansion of the social safety net, President Joe Biden and Democrats are planning to slap wealthy Americans with higher taxes. In response, financial advisors and their well-off clients are also scheming. Specifically, they’re looking at moves they can take now to avoid
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Marko Geber | DigitalVision | Getty Images In a world that’s rapidly changing and becoming more uncertain than ever, the financial advisory industry has a great opportunity to become a beacon of trust for investors by helping them navigate through difficult life and financial decisions. The Covid-19 pandemic, combined with the social and economic shifts
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UpperCut Images | UpperCut Images | Getty Images Student athletes and their parents have likely heard that the NCAA has opened the door to allow collegiate athletes the ability to profit off their name, image and likeness. The NCAA policy, which took effect in July 1, will allow college athletes and recruits to make money
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FatCamera | E+ | Getty Images It’s a situation that appears incongruous: Congressional Democrats want to expand Medicare’s benefits while a trust fund that supports the program is facing insolvency. Indeed, some Republican lawmakers have seized on that looming problem as a reason to oppose a proposal to add dental, vision and hearing coverage to
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Getty Images There has been a recent flood of “math error” notices from the IRS, which have been confusing for taxpayers and difficult to resolve, financial experts say.  The IRS sent roughly 9 million such alerts from Jan. 1 through July 15, up from 628,997 in the same period last year, according to Taxpayer Advocate
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JGI/Jamie Grill It appears most workers have to wait years for a company’s 401(k) matching contributions to become entirely theirs. The majority (82%) of employers that offer traditional 401(k) plans say they match a portion of their workers’ account contributions, according to a report from human resources firm XpertHR. However, the research shows that just
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VALERIE MACON | AFP | Getty Images Social Security will be able to pay full benefits for just another 12 years, according to new estimates released this week. Experts, however. say that does not mean you should dramatically change your Social Security claiming strategy. Each year, the Social Security Administration releases an annual trustees report
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Prostock-Studio | iStock | Getty Images If you get your health insurance through the public marketplace and are nearing age 65, don’t forget about Medicare. The general rule is that you must enroll when you reach that age unless you have qualifying coverage elsewhere — and plans through the exchanges (whether federal or state) do
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