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    Learn who benefits most when expenses are prepaid. Individuals and businesses often make payments, such as rent or insurance, ...
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    Seeking professional advice from a financial advisor may involve asking for financial help from a certified financial planner, ...
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    References from trusted friends or family members can help you find a financial planner; however, keep in mind that your ...
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    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) administers several professional certification examinations that do not ...
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