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Your 5-point mid-year financial checklist

Your 5-point mid-year financial checklist | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Now's the right time to take a closer look at your finances. Here's a little cheat sheet to help you along.
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How Long-Term Care Insurance Policies Backfire - Next Avenue

How Long-Term Care Insurance Policies Backfire - Next Avenue | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
A Boston College study found that more than a third of people age 65 with long-term care insurance let their policies lapse.
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Out-of-network ATM fees, overdraft charges hit record, survey says - USA TODAY

Out-of-network ATM fees, overdraft charges hit record, survey says - USA TODAY | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
It's costing consumers more and more to get ahold of their own money.
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How to Find and Hire a Financial Advisor Who Won't Rip You Off - Lifehacker

How to Find and Hire a Financial Advisor Who Won't Rip You Off - Lifehacker | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Let’s face it: as a general populace, we aren’t great at managing money. But it’s no wonder why: From taxes to investing to debt-busting, there’s a lot that goes into financial planning.
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What Japan Can Teach Us About Long-Term Care - Next Avenue (blog)

What Japan Can Teach Us About Long-Term Care - Next Avenue (blog) | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
As Americans face steep long-term care costs, we should look to Japan. There, a national program helps caregivers ease the financial burden.
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Why Is Financial Planning and Analysis Falling Flat?

Why Is Financial Planning and Analysis Falling Flat? | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Business analysis, financial systems and forecasting are crucial in your companies financial planning.
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Why People Don't Buy Long-Term-Care Insurance - Wall Street Journal

Why People Don't Buy Long-Term-Care Insurance - Wall Street Journal | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
A study by two Wharton School professors offers new insights on the insurance industry’s failure to sell long-term-care insurance.
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Why Is Life Insurance Considered a Financial Planning Tool?

Why Is Life Insurance Considered a Financial Planning Tool? | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
When you consider financial planning, you might think of your household budget, your 401(k) for retirement and maybe even college savings accounts for your kids. What about life insurance?
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Study: 33% of Americans have no financial plan - CNBC

Study: 33% of Americans have no financial plan - CNBC | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
A new study finds that while most Americans think their finances need improvement, more than a third still do nothing about it.
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Forget About Retirement Planning for Millennials - TIME

Forget About Retirement Planning for Millennials - TIME | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
The goal of achieving financial independence is more appealing than the idea of saving for a retirement that's decades away.
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The Best Online Tools for Retirement Planning and Living

The Best Online Tools for Retirement Planning and Living | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
To help you get the most out of retirement, a growing array of apps and websites offer assistance with budgeting, Social Security questions, lifestyle planning and many other essentials.
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Not your grandmother's long-term care: What you need to know - Today.com

Not your grandmother's long-term care: What you need to know - Today.com | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Long-term care doesn't mean just a nursing home anymore. Now, most people have long-term care at home or in an assisted-living facility....
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Estate planning for all-not just the wealthy - CNBC

Estate planning for all-not just the wealthy - CNBC | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
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In truth, everybody already has an estate plan—some voluntarily; others involuntarily.
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5 retirement money myths debunked - USA TODAY

5 retirement money myths debunked - USA TODAY | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
For example: People who continue to work later in life do so because they're forced to. And: Medicare pays for nearly all health care costs in retirement.
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IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Limits for 2016 - ElderLawAnswers.com

IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Limits for 2016 - ElderLawAnswers.com | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Limits for 2016 ElderLawAnswers.com Premiums for "qualified" long-term care insurance policies (see explanation below) are tax deductible to the extent that they, along with other unreimbursed medical...
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Financial Planning You Can Afford - AARP News (blog)

Financial Planning You Can Afford - AARP News (blog) | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Whom do you turn to when you need advice on managing your personal finances? A family member? A close friend? Or do you have a financial planner on speed dial?
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9 Factors to Consider Before Buying Long-Term Care Insurance - U.S. News & World Report

9 Factors to Consider Before Buying Long-Term Care Insurance - U.S. News & World Report | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Deciding whether you should purchase a policy isn't as easy as you might think.
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How Strong Is Your Money Mindset?

How Strong Is Your Money Mindset? | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Use these tips to determine your money mindset, earning potential, and more.
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The 7 Most Important Steps of Financial Planning | GOBankingRates

The 7 Most Important Steps of Financial Planning | GOBankingRates | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Have you wondered about the steps of financial planning? Learn from start to finish how a financial planner will create your financial plan.
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How to Find a Certified Financial Planner

How to Find a Certified Financial Planner | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
There are tens of thousands of certified financial planners (CFPs) in the United States, according to the CFP Board, and many more planners and.
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Do You Really Need a Long-Term Care Plan? - TIME

Do You Really Need a Long-Term Care Plan? - TIME | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Doing the math on long-term care insurance is no easy chore. Here's how to navigate this high-stakes decision.
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7 questions every college student should ask about financial aid

The most important things to think about when you're trying to pay for college.
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Financial advisors' multi-million dollar problem - CNBC

Financial advisors' multi-million dollar problem - CNBC | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
Women control more wealth than ever before, but financial advisory firms still struggle to attract them as clients.
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At A Glance How to Get People to Boost Retirement Savings - Wall Street Journal (blog)

At A Glance How to Get People to Boost Retirement Savings - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
There are countless studies and reports about how many investors face the possibility of outliving their retirement savings. But for some people, boosting one’s nest egg isn’t necessarily easy or intuitive.
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Planning Your Long-Term Care Strategy? 5 Things Every Woman Should Know

Planning Your Long-Term Care Strategy? 5 Things Every Woman Should Know | Insurance Continuing Education | Scoop.it
If you don't want to deplete your nest egg to cover health care in retirement, review these to-dos to ease the stress of planning.

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