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Investors now face three headwinds: the potential for lower income payments, limited room for price appreciation and deteriorating covenant quality.
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Different ETF structures have different tax implications. Be informed and avoid unpleasant surprises come tax time.
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Another round of trade tariffs is an additional hit to manufacturing, potentially deepening the global slowdown into a recession, despite the efforts of the Fed and other central banks.
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Annuities can help provide income and protection against market dips—but which kind should you choose? Vice president of income planning Rob Williams explains the differences between immediate fixed annuities and variable annuities.
On this week’s episode of Bond Market Today, Kathy Jones discusses the Fed’s recent interest rate cut and what it means for bond investors.
What is your cost basis? Whether you’re a newbie or seasoned investor, determining your tax cost basis can help you save on taxes. Here’s how.
Raising a child is expensive. Here’s how to set financial goals for your child’s milestones while keeping your retirement savings on track.
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Federal Reserve policymakers lowered short-term interest rates for the first time since 2008, but indicated this might not be the start of a rate-cut cycle.
When the Federal Reserve lowers its key short-term interest rate, financial markets often move in response. But the impact isn’t uniform across the board.
By taking advantage of the Health Savings Account, you can save more and help prevent medical bills from ruining your retirement plans.

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