Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Education

The Student Debt Dilemma and the Role of 529 Plans

It’s no secret that the cost of college has been skyrocketing in recent years. In the past, student loans were a reasonable way to finance a ...

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Education

Aging Populations Around the World Heighten Need for Retirement Planning

Michael Doshier Vice President, Retirement Marketing, Franklin Templeton Investments An increase in longevity rates around the world is certainly ...

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Education

New Year’s Retirement Resolution to Keep: Develop a Social Security Strategy

On January 31, 1940, Ida May Fuller made history as the first American ever to receive a monthly Social Security benefit check.1 On the 75th ...

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Education

College Costs 101: What are 529 Plans?

Tabulating the costs of a college education can be overwhelming for new parents, so overwhelming, in fact, that many choose not to think about it ...

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Retirement: The Vacation of a Lifetime

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Meet the Manager: Norm Boersma

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RISE Survey Reveals Some Somber Retirement Realities

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Tip-Toeing Through Tulip Mania

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Swimming with Sharks

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Saving for Retirement Stage 3: Making Retirement Funds Last as Long as You Do

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Saving for Retirement Stage 2: The Sandwich Generation

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Saving for Retirement: Stage 1