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1.11.21 | Market News
Market analysis

While volatility remains elevated, stocks continue to post all-time highs as investors look to the future with optimism.

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Investing insights
What is impact investing?

Learn how your personal values can be meaningfully incorporated into your investment strategy.

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Investing insights
3 types of debt to help reach your financial goals

Consider leveraged investing as part of your financial strategy.

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Retirement planning checklist

Review 11 important factors that can affect how you plan for retirement.

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Financial planning
How to set financial goals in 5 steps

Setting and working toward financial goals becomes easier when you reflect on your intentions.

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Philanthropy & charitable giving
Tax deductions on charitable donations

There are many ways to “share the wealth,” but careful planning can make a difference.

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Business owners
Should I sell my business?

Inform your preferred transition approach one answer at a time.

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4 benefits of an IRA

Look beyond your 401(k) or pension to maximize the power of your retirement savings.

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Taxes in retirement

Don’t overlook the impact of taxes as you plot out your retirement income strategy.

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3 retirement withdrawal strategies

You have worked hard to save money for retirement, but do you have a plan in place for spending it?

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How to set up a trust

A trust requires careful administration, but setting one up is a fairly simple process.

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How to prepare your digital estate plan

Learn what’s included in a digital estate plan, how these assets are handled after you die and how you can prepare your data and accounts.

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How to handle the emotions involved in trust planning

Learn four ways to navigate this essential part of your overall estate plan.

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Women-owned business creates niche in Minnesota real estate

BLVdevelopment teams up with U.S. Bank to bring dream homes to life in a traditionally male-dominated industry.

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Women and wealth: How to make the most of your money

Women have more money and power than ever before. Our research tells us they aren’t getting the most out of it.

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Women and retirement: Financial planning

It is especially important for women to have a plan in place as they prepare for retirement.

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