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September 2013


Must-Do's During Open Enrollment

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Fall is open enrollment season for the employees of many companies. This is generally the one chance during the year that employees are allowed to make changes to their benefits. As you are undoubtedly aware Obamacare comes online in 2014 with the health insurance exchanges in many states up and ...

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5 'No's' for Your 401(k)

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Do you have questions about your 401(k) plan? Most people do. And in many cases, the right answers are as varied as the people asking. However, there are a few questions that are easy to answer. For these, the answer should almost always be "no." And remembering "no" could help you avoid costly ...

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Know Your Grad School Finance Options

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It's that time of year again. Last month, millions of students returned to campuses around the country. And while the idea of "back-to-school" conjures up thoughts of backpacks, lunchboxes and new beginnings, parents of graduate students and student-loan borrowers are reminded of the huge sums of 

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