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Scott Olson | Getty Images Inflation surged more in June than it has in more than 10 years, and the news has investors worried. That’s because rising prices can erode a portfolio’s profit. Most simply, as the cost of living swells, your returns don’t go as far. That’s a particularly tough challenge for retirees, who
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Rolf Bruderer | Tetra images | Getty Images The greatest wealth transfer in history is underway, and taxes may take a bite from inheritances without proper estate planning, financial advisors say. It’s estimated that nearly 45 million U.S. households will transfer more than $68 trillion over the next 25 years, according to Cerulli Associates. Baby
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In this article MS Thomas Barwick When it comes to gender or racial diversity, the wealth management industry falls woefully short. Just about 23% of certified financial planners were female as of 2020, while less than 4% were Black or Latino, according to the CFP Board, which certifies planners. Executives from Morgan Stanley and Northwestern
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Cars line up to pick up food boxes at the Athens County Fairgrounds in Athens, Ohio, on Dec. 19, 2020. BRAD LEE | AFP | Getty Images The U.S. economy is on the mend. But the unequal — or K-shaped — nature of the recovery persists. Economic activity is on pace to return to pre-pandemic
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Tara Moore | Getty Images Social Security beneficiaries could be in for a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year, if current economic trends continue. But just how much farther an increase to those monthly benefit checks will go will depend a lot on inflation. The Senior Citizens League, a nonpartisan senior group, released its first official
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In this article MBAYX Caiaimage/Robert Daly | Getty Images Chances are that deciding when to claim Social Security likely will be one of the biggest retirement choices you will ever make. Yet a recent survey from MassMutual found that many pre-retirees are getting key facts about the program’s rules wrong — and just one mistake
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