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  1. Why Create a Financial Plan?

    October 1, 2016
    Tom Zgainer of America's Best 401k explains why investors should create a financial plan.
  2. Top Tips for Handling Married Couples' Finances

    April 13, 2016
    Money is a top conflict among couples. Here's how to deflate the tension so that couples can focus on maximizing their finances, ...
  3. 7 Easy Steps to Negotiating a Raise

    November 3, 2015
    Salary negotiations aren't easy, but even if your company is on a tight budget, you can still ask for more.
  4. 10 Ways to Effectively Save for the Future

    October 6, 2015
    Savings is as crucial as ever, as we deal with life changes and our needs for the future. Here are some essential steps to ...
  5. Fast Fashion

    August 17, 2015
    Definition of "fast fashion."
  6. Top Spots to Wine and Dine Clients in New York

    June 9, 2015
    New York City is one the world's best places to wine and dine a client. From power lunches to sushi to celebrity chef spots, ...
  7. Why You Shouldn't Manage Your Friends' Money

    January 15, 2012
    Your pals may like your returns, but it isn't wise for you to manage their money.
  8. Top 8 Estate Planning Mistakes

    February 26, 2009
    Proper planning will help ensure that your wishes are honored and your heirs are well cared for.
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