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August 2017

The Talk Every Adult Should Have with Their Parents
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By Mia Kitner Let’s talk about “the talk.” It’s the talk with our parents that we as adult children tend to avoid—sometimes out of fear and other times because it…

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Social Security for Divorcees
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By Steve Tepper, CFP®, MBA Spousal benefits are an important part of Social Security, and for many people, those benefits are still available even after divorce. While rules on spousal…

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Advisor Compensation 101
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By Steve Tepper, CFP®, MBA There’s big news in my world: After several months of searching, I have a contract to buy a condo downtown. Without a doubt, my real…

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Self-Directed Accounts—Be Careful!
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By Allen Giese, ChFC®, CLU® Miami-Dade firefighters: In your 457 deferred comp plan or your FRS investment plan, do you use the self-directed account? If you’re not, are you thinking…

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