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Social Security Has Many People Concerned
by Doug Carey | Mar 13, 2018
We’re getting closer and closer to D-day for social security. In 2014 the Social Security Administration (SSA) reported that the reserves from the Social Security trust fund will run out in the year 2034.
An Easy Way To Compare Mutual Fund and ETF Fees
by Doug Carey | Mar 05, 2018
Know what your fees are, and figure out what they cost you. A high expense ratio on a fund with a relatively low balance, while not great, may not affect your overall total returns all that much. That high expense ratio on investments with larger balances, though, will be problematic.
Dividend Growth Is On The Rise
by Doug Carey | Feb 28, 2018
Dividend payers in the S&P 500 index had a pretty good year in terms of boosting their dividends. Over 20% of the companies in this index increased their dividends so far this year. Also of note, not a single company in the S&P 500 decreased their dividends, which has not happened since 2011.
Market Volatility And Your Retirement Plan
by Doug Carey | Feb 12, 2018
Volatility in the stock market is back. Or maybe it’s just back this week. Who knows?
The Best Retirement Calculator For A Couple
by Doug Carey | Jan 31, 2018
When it comes to planning specifically for a couple, though, there are a few calculations that can get tricky. But if you use the right software and have accurate inputs, you can get it right--and have a more accurate plan as a result.
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