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As Gaming Industry Levels Up, So Does Its Value to Investors

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As Gaming Industry Levels Up, So Does Its Value to Investors

Many investors are embracing the $160 billion gaming market. The industry is larger than the $43 billion box office, $60 billion video streaming and $19 billion music businesses combined.

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How Diversifying Your Portfolio Can Mitigate Risk

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How Diversifying Your Portfolio Can Mitigate Risk

Risk is an inherent part of investing. After all, no one can control the losses or gains of a particular asset, sector, or the market as a whole. But you can take steps to manage your risk by diversifying your portfolio. Here’s a look at what diversification is, why it matters, and how to do it.

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Evaluating Your Executive Stock Options

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Evaluating Your Executive Stock Options

As part of your compensation package, your company might offer you stock options to supplement your salary. While they can be a valuable form of compensation, they also leave you with plenty of decisions to make about how and when to use them. It’s important to understand the ins and outs of stock options to get the most out of them and get ahead of any potential tax consequences.

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Proposed Bill Includes Tax Increases for High Earners, Retirement Account Changes

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Proposed Bill Includes Tax Increases for High Earners, Retirement Account Changes

Last week, Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee released a draft of their proposed tax plan, which includes changes to corporate, personal and other taxes, as well as retirement plans – though Social Security would be untouched.

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Creating Awareness Around Life Insurance

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Creating Awareness Around Life Insurance

There’s an old saying that with the stroke of a pen we have the ability to affect generations upon generations of lives. 

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The Unique Advantages of Health Savings Accounts

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The Unique Advantages of Health Savings Accounts

These tax-advantaged savings accounts can help you cover your health care expenses   A health savings account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged savings account that allows individuals with high-deductible health plans to set money aside for medical expenses. These accounts offer unique tax benefits and can even be savings tools for retirement.

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The 2021 Child Tax Credit: An Overview

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The 2021 Child Tax Credit: An Overview

The tax give-back for parents of young children is different in 2021   Every year, the Child Tax Credit reduces the tax liability of American parents. If it lowers their tax burden below zero, it can even put money in their pockets. The credit’s size increased following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. And now, thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, it’s even bigger—and slightly more complicated—for the 2021 tax year. Here’s what you need to know.

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Thinking of Social Security as Our Biggest Asset

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Thinking of Social Security as Our Biggest Asset

You might have more money stashed away in the Social Security trust fund than anywhere else. In fact, what you put into Social Security very well might be your biggest asset and future source of retirement income.

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You’ve Got the Mini-Fridge for Your College-Bound Kid – Now Don’t Forget the Documents!

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You’ve Got the Mini-Fridge for Your College-Bound Kid – Now Don’t Forget the Documents!

My niece’s hard work in high school paid off, and she had many fantastic options for higher education. Despite being from New Jersey, she chose a liberal arts college halfway across the country in Texas and is about to begin her junior year there.

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4 Risks That Can Impact Your Retirement

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4 Risks That Can Impact Your Retirement

Even with careful planning and diligent saving, some parts of retirement planning are out of your control. Factors like longevity, rising medical costs and the ups and downs of the market can have an impact on your savings. But while you can’t plan for the unexpected per se, there are ways you can manage these risks and protect your retirement income. Here’s a look at four common retirement risks and how to address them.

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