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Strategies for Year-End Tax Savings

November 1, 1998

In the next few weeks you could add thousands of dollars to your net worth. Market volatility and new tax rules give you the best opportunity in years to reduce your income taxes with year-end moves. Here are some actions to consider between now and Dec. 31 to slash the amount you owe Uncle Sam. […]

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How to Reduce Taxes on Social Security Benefits

November 1, 1998

Some of you are old enough to remember when Social Security benefits were free of income taxes, as originally promised. Now they can be taxed at a rate of up to 85%, if you are considered a high income retiree. (My report, Retirement Tax Guide has details. Call customer service at 800-552-1152 for information.) Year-end […]

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Housing Options For Seniors

November 1, 1997

My parents have reached the point where they are tired of keeping up their big house. They are thinking of downsizing, and are looking at other housing options. They’ve learned that in what is called the senior housing market, there are many options, some of which didn’t exist just a few years ago. The trick […]

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Why Your Life Insurance Probably Is Wrong

November 1, 1997

Most of you have either too much or too little life insurance. It’s not your fault. Ask 10 financial professionals to estimate your life insurance needs, and you’ll probably get 10 different answers. But insurance premiums are too expensive for you to be buying excess insurance, and life insurance is too important for you not […]

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