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Are Federal Deficits a Concern?

A federal deficit occurs when the government's expenditures for the year exceed its income. The government then pays for those excess expenditures by borrowing money, adding to the national debt. After a brief period of...
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New "10b5-1 Plan" Helps Solve Executives? Diversification Problems

In October 2000, the Securities and Exchange Commission updated "The Securities Exchange Act of 1934," a law designed to prevent trading fraud, in an effort to clarify the ambiguities of the existing insider trading rules...
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What's Good for the Prince: Insider Trading

Wouldn't you love to be a fly on the wall in some of the biggest boardrooms in the country? Wouldn't you love to be able to play ?10-questions? with Bill Gates? Well, getting inside information will never be this easy for...
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Same-Sex Marriage: Estate Planning Changes

There are many financial and legal minefields to watch out for with marriage, since same sex marriages aren't recognized at the federal level. So, You Want to Get Hitched? If you have minor children living with you,...
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Same-Sex Marriage: Where You Stand With Your Finances

Getting married can bring very important financial changes. Eventually, when same sex unions are recognized by federal law, America's gay and lesbians will get access to all 1,138 federal statutory marriage rights. More...
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How Secure Is Social Security?

Unless you're close to retirement age, whether you can count on Social Security benefits to help fund your retirement is a concern. Currently, the system collects far more in Social Security taxes than it pays out in...
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New Pension Law: Tax Incentives for Retirement and College Savings Are Now Permanent

The Pension Protection Act of 2006 goes far beyond what its title suggests. In addition to strengthening traditional corporate pensions, the sweeping new law extends welcome tax breaks to individuals saving for retirement...
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What You Need to Know About the Pension Protection Act of 2006

This huge piece of legislation, signed into law on August 17, 2006, contains much more than a multitude of arcane new rules about pension plan compliance. It includes a wide range of new provisions for all types of...
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Bankruptcy Law Not All "Bad News"

If you are facing bankruptcy, you should know that your IRA actually has more protection under the new bankruptcy law that went into effect in October. The new law generally makes it tougher for people to protect their...
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