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Rimmi Singhi

Contemplating Retiring Overseas? Consider this Primer First

If you are up for some life-altering experiences post retirement, you need to understand the financial aspects and shortlist your preferred destinations accordingly.

Rimmi Singhi

Beat Market Volatility With These Retirement Savings Hacks

It's wise to maintain a cool head in a choppy market and refrain from making hasty emotionally-driven decisions.

Sandip Chakraborty

What is Capital Gains Tax? 5 Things to Know

You can reduce your tax liability by holding stocks for more than a year and allowing investments to compound tax free in retirement-savings accounts.

Madeleine Johnson

Investing After Retirement: Personal Finance 101

Investing after retirement requires looking at your current financial situation, and then creating the best investment plan for you.

Devyani Chamria

Should You Itemize or Take the Standard Deduction for 2019?

Before mapping out your tax strategy for your 2019 returns, it may be helpful to crunch numbers and compare both itemizing and the standard deduction.

Sweta Jaiswal

8 Facts You Can't Miss About a Roth 401(k)

Here, we discuss some interesting facts about Roth 401(k)s to help create a successful retirement plan.

Chandrima Sanyal

3 Investment Tips to Help You Achieve Your 2019 Goals

Here are a few ways to invest your money that will help you improve your financial health and mitigate the impacts of any potential adversity.

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Madeleine Johnson

Taking Control of Your Money: Personal Finance 101

The world of personal finance is huge, and consists of everything from debt and retirement to taxes and insurance. Start learning how to take control of your money today.

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Madeleine Johnson

Mortgage Interest Deduction: Personal Finance 101

The mortgage interest deduction is a widely-used and lucrative tax deduction for homeowners. How was it impacted by the new tax law?

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Madeleine Johnson

2019 New Withholding Tables: Personal Finance 101

Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, withholding tables were updated and changed. What does this mean for you?

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Madeleine Johnson

The Ins and Outs of Retiring Abroad: Personal Finance 101

Interested in retiring abroad? Watch the latest Zacks Personal Finance 101 video to find out if it's right for you.

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Madeleine Johnson

5 Things to Know About Your 401(k): Personal Finance 101

Knowing and understanding how your 401(k) operates will help you maximize your return and avoid costly mistakes.

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Madeleine Johnson

Are Millennials Actually Buying Homes?: Personal Finance 101

Are millennials buying homes, choosing to rent instead, or can they not afford to buy at all? Check out the latest Zacks Personal Finance 101 video to find out.

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Madeleine Johnson

The Difference Between Single & Married Withholding: Personal Finance 101

Check out the latest Zacks Personal Finance 101 video for the key differences between single and married withholding.

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Rimmi Singhi

Confront Your Death and Leave a Lasting Legacy: Why a Will is Important

While many may believe that a will is only for the super-wealthy, you must understand that a will or an estate plan is one of the most important documents that you will sign in your lifetime.

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Madeleine Johnson

5 Questions to Ask Before You Retire: Personal Finance 101

Ready to retire? Check out Zacks' Personal Finance 101 video for questions to ask yourself before you do.

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What to Know About 529 College Savings Plans

Since saving for college is becoming increasingly important, 529 college saving plans allow for tax-free withdrawals when distributions are used for qualified education.

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Sweta Jaiswal

401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): What You Need to Know

What should investors know about the major differences between a traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k)?

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Sandip Chakraborty

How Much Does Stock Investing Really Cost You?

You may invest as little as a few hundred dollars in stocks, but there are some costs involved in buying or selling stocks.

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Devyani Chamira

How the New Standard Deduction Changed Your Tax Bill

The standard deduction for each filing status was almost doubled compared to 2017. While this is a relief for tax payers, it reduces the likelihood of people itemizing deductions.

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Sweta Jaiswal

Here are 3 Important Things to Know About Your 401(k)

Check out these 3 key aspects of a 401(k) to help create a successful retirement plan.

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Rimmi Singhi

Investment Options That Can Help Millennials Shed Risk Aversion

While millennials are doing a good job of saving in traditional ways, not parking their money in high-return investment options could be a potential mistake.

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