Sarah Chandler

Sarah Chandler

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  1. The Most Helpful Tools On The IRS.gov Website
    Taxes

    The Most Helpful Tools On The IRS.gov Website

    Don’t waste your time wading through the slew of private and corporate tax websites out there. Go straight to the source: IRS.gov.
  2. When Is A Franchise The Right Investment For You?
    Investing Basics

    When Is A Franchise The Right Investment For You?

    Do you have the right mix of credit, capital and business savvy to make you an ideal candidate for buying a franchise?
  3. Boom or Bust? The End of China's One-Child Policy
    Economics

    Boom or Bust? The End of China's One-Child Policy

    China's easing of its one-child policy has demographers speculating whether it'll lead to a baby boom. Here's why it might not.
  4. Essential Tips For Buying A HUD Home
    Investing Basics

    Essential Tips For Buying A HUD Home

    Buying a HUD home from the government requires some studying and planning, but the reward can be huge. Here are some essential tips.
  5. As Boomers Slow Down, Will The Economy Follow?
    Investing News

    As Boomers Slow Down, Will The Economy Follow?

    Many baby boomers are working past 65. Yet as they inevitably retire, effects on workforce participation and consumer spending levels will be profound.
  6. Passing Boomers Will Leave A Big Economic Wake
    Investing Basics

    Passing Boomers Will Leave A Big Economic Wake

    While baby boomers keep the longevity economy surging, look out for a dark fiscal forecast when it comes to retirement planning and long term medical care.
  7. How To Find The Financial Advisor Of Your Dreams
    Investing Basics

    How To Find The Financial Advisor Of Your Dreams

    A new startup - essentially a financial matchmaking service - uses video introductions and algorithms to pair financial advisers with clients.
  8. Ignore This Demographic At Your Own Peril
    Investing Basics

    Ignore This Demographic At Your Own Peril

    Hispanics have unique financial planning needs and attitudes, and financial advisers would be well-served by studying this fast-growing demographic's differences.
  9. Pot Stock Pitfalls To Watch For
    Investing News

    Pot Stock Pitfalls To Watch For

    When it comes to the quickly evolving marijuana sector, stay wary, heed SEC warnings and do your research, or your investment could go up in smoke.
  10. Preparing Your Portfolio For Climate Change
    Investing News

    Preparing Your Portfolio For Climate Change

    A recent White House's report paints an alarming picture of coming climate change. How will you adjust your portfolio to protect your assets?