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Accessing Roth IRAs Through the Backdoor: A Workaround for High-Income Earners

BY Mark Bourguignon

This article is presented by Mark Bourguignon, the founder of Ascend Wealth Management, a private wealth management and financial planning firm…

Financial Advice for the Teachers in Your Life

BY Pam Krueger

Most teachers working in our public system have a pension, and they expect that pension to be a key part of their income after they retire. However…

The “Power” in a Power Of Attorney

BY Lawrence Sprung

Planning for your financial future is just as important as making sure you are covered in the present too. The odds of becoming disabled or…

Interest Rates Are Going Up: Here's What To Ask Your Financial Advisor Now

BY Pam Krueger

If you’re keeping an eye on the rates banks are paying on certificates of deposit, hoping to get a little more bang for your buck, you probably…

Who’s Watching Your Aging Parents’ Wallet

BY Pam Krueger

Over three seasons of producing MoneyTrack on PBS, I've come across a lot of scams. Almost all of them target older people, and most of the time the…

Hurricane Season was Devastating: What’s in Your Homeowners Policy?

BY Pam Krueger

Hurricane season in the Atlantic peaks this month, and Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have taken away any sense of complacency about what our…