Jon Hurm

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This Is When (and Why) You Need a Financial Advisor

Financial advisors explain when it's a good idea to skip plug-and-play investing and get some professional help to build your nest egg.<p><b>Q: How do I</b> …

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Retirement Annuity: Worth It?

Why buy a retirement annuity? For the income, of course. Consider your options carefully, though. The best annuities can serve you well, but some are a bad investment. Who should buy retirement annuities? Many older Americans. Are they good for retirement? You betcha.<p>Image source: Getty …

The Best Way to Stand Out on LinkedIn (According to LinkedIn)

Take a tip from LinkedIn's top bloggers and discover how to attract more clients and generate more sales leads with your content in 2017.<p>In today's online marketplace, content is currency. Love it or hate it, you <i>must</i> create useful, actionable free content if you want to "buy" the time and attention …

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8 nuggets of investing wisdom from Vanguard’s founder

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

The secret to wealth I learned from a Nobel Prize Winner

A simple equation can be the key to wealth. Source: Flickr/Marco<p>We thought we were hot stuff…<p>In 1985, Goldman Sachs plucked me from Northwestern …

FutureAdvisor Brings RoboAdvisory to U.S. Bank Wealth Management

Since its acquisition by BlackRock a year ago, online investment adviser <b>FutureAdvisor</b> has inked partnerships with BBVA Compass and RBC Wealth …

Investing

Money Management For Your Small Business Online Class

35 MINUTES<p>BEGINNER<p>SHANNA SKIDMORE<p>In this class, you’ll learn how to:<p>Understand the numbers and make the money conversation less scary<br>• Track and manage your expenses using class worksheets and software resources<br>• Form year-round money management habits for smooth sailing on tax day<p>You’re a #girlboss …

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

Self-improvement

130+ useful free marketing tools for small business

Without marketing your product or service reaching your targeted audience is cumbersome.<p>If your business is blessed with wealth then you can spend …

Marketing

13 Books That Should Be on Every Startup Founder’s Summer Reading List

There’s so much to read, it can often be overwhelming to know exactly where to start. Not to mention when you’re busy running a company. That’s why …

How to Start Outsourcing Small Business Tasks in 5 Easy Steps

In the small business world, outsourcing is the process of hiring contractors to manage areas of your business you would otherwise do yourself.While …

6 Creative (and Cost-Effective) Word-of-Mouth Marketing Strategies

The best advertising costs little more than your time and a personal touch.<p>Email campaigns and social ads can help you move the needle and attract new customers online. But for many small companies, digital advertising will never fully replace the value of word-of-mouth marketing -- or good …

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The One Big Advantage of a 457 Retirement Account

Q: What is the smart play on my 457(b) retirement plan, which has a $600,000 balance? I’m retiring at 54 and wonder if I should...<p><b>Q: What is the</b> …

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Money Advice Service Facebook page

Understand and compare income drawdown tool<p>How income drawdown works<p>With income drawdown – also known as 'flexi-access drawdown' – you keep most or …

I Finally Understand Why Most Small Businesses Don't Succeed

It finally occurred to me the other day why many small businesses don't succeed. It is so obvious, I have no idea why it took me so long to draw this conclusion.<p><b>The reason that small businesses fail is because running a successful business has nothing to do with what your business actually provides</b> …

I'll Need How Much Money For Retirement?

If a pharmaceutical company comes to you and says, “You’re sick. You need our pill,” you’d hear them out. After all, you might be sick and drug companies do a lot of good. But you’d also keep in mind the fact that they’re in the business of selling pills. When someone tells you that you’re not …

Should I shift my pension for a bigger retirement income?

In case you hadn't realised it, building a retirement fund that matches your expectations is a tough ask.<p>For most, it requires committing a significant chunk of salary every month - and even that may add up to only a few thousand pounds of extra income each year in retirement.<p>Every possible …

Fidelity Takes on Vanguard in the Fund Fee Wars, and Investors Win

An industry battle over lower fees is good news for investors.<p>There’s another entry in the race-to-the bottom to lower investing fees. This time, …

Saving for retirement – your decade-by-decade guide

Investors could be forgiven for focusing on the effects of the EU referendum on their portfolios this week. But when it comes to the toughest investment task of all – building up a retirement fund – a much more long-term perspective is needed.<p>We all fantasise about the sunny uplands of retirement – …

Brexit and Trump: When Fear Triumphs Over Evidence

In case you missed it, on June 24th the UK voted to leave the European Union. This was despite the overwhelming number of experts saying that this …

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House upholds Obama 'fiduciary rule' on retirement savings

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the House have blocked a GOP attempt to derail new administration rules that require …

Why Your Great Product and Strategy Won't Stop You From Failing

You have a good product or service. You have a good strategy. So why aren't you succeeding? You're likely missing the critical puzzle piece: culture.<p><i>By Tanner Corbridge, partner for Partners In Leadership who works with business leaders to create greater workplace accountability and facilitates</i> …

Team Building

What Every New College Grad Should Know About Retirement Savings

<i>Anne Ackerley is a managing director and head of BlackRock U.S. and Canada Defined Contribution Group.</i><p>Do you remember your first paycheck? You …

Evaluating The Impact of Sequence Risk On Retirement Income

Another way to understand how sequence risk amplifies investment risk is to consider how historical withdrawal rates would have varied based on the actual sequence of historical returns and the average compounded return over each thirty-year period. To illustrate this, we will first look at the …

Here's Warren Buffett's 4-Point Strategy to Beat the Stock Market

You can apply these moves to your own portfolio.<p>Over the past couple of years, the market has been rather unpredictable. For example, who would have …

Investing

What Millennials Get Wrong About Retirement

Every time I use a retirement calculator — which I do as a hobby, how other people might, say, cross stitch — I hover for a beat over the field that asks when I want to retire.<p>Sometimes I stretch it out to get a result that says I can spend more and save less right now, which seems pretty fun. …

Retirement

Where will my retirement income come from?

Fidelity believes that savings should generate about 45% of an investor's preretirement, pretax income.<p>Have you ever found yourself lost when …

Want to Retire Early Like Derek Jeter and Barack Obama? Do These 4 Things

Make sure you're saving at a high rate and that you'll be able to pick up a part-time gig in retirement.<p>President Barack Obama and baseball legend …

Retirement