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11th May, 2017

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3 Ways to Maximize the College Tour Experience

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

If your family is gearing up to make a college decision in the coming months, a tour of prospective campuses may be on your agenda. Here are a few strategic tips to help you compare higher education choices and get the most from your visit.

Explore Your Tour Options Well in Advance
Every college…

27th Apr, 2017

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5 Pilgrimages to Add to Your Bucket List

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

Looking for a vacation that offers a spiritual break or the opportunity for introspection? Embarking on a pilgrimage where you walk historic paths and visit sacred sites may be the perfect vacation alternative. Here are a few historically significant options, whether you’re looking to go near or far.

International Destinations
Taking the time…

13th Apr, 2017

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Is your policy’s coverage enough to protect you?

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

True wealth is more than what you earn; what you retain and maintain also matters. Proper insurance coverage helps by protecting your assets from risks that can subtract value or cause costly harm. But do you have ample coverage? High net worth individuals often don’t. Many experience an insurance gap and require attention that’s above…

30th Mar, 2017

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Is now the time for a sabbatical?

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

When was the last time you took a few vacation days and left work behind? In a 2016 Indeed poll of approximately 2,000 adults, 20 percent didn’t take a summer vacation and 59 percent of those who did worked while on the break. A busy work life with little to no time to unwind…

16th Mar, 2017

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3 Pitfalls That Can Impact Your Retirement Savings

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

A long-term savings strategy like planning for retirement relies on small steps taken over an extended period of time. Make sure you’re on track by avoiding these common mistakes.

Underfunding Retirement Accounts
Are you among the 71 percent of Americans who aren’t putting enough away for retirement? The most effective determining factors of…

2nd Mar, 2017

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Unique Hotels for a Once-in-a-Lifetime Vacation

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

Vacations allow you to escape the routine of your everyday life. Making the most of your time away from home is up to you. If you’re interested in springing for once-in-a-lifetime hotel accommodations, here are a few unusual options.

Relax in Luxury
Looking to indulge beyond the traditional hotel and continental breakfast? A well-appointed retreat that makes…

16th Feb, 2017

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Do you need long-term care insurance?

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

Like estate planning, long-term care insurance is a critical component of a financially secure future, but many people tend to put it off or actively avoid it. Planning ahead helps you avoid burdening your family and loved ones with the mental and financial costs of providing care. Read on for more about adding a long-term…

26th Jan, 2017

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Fortune 500 Companies: Who and Where They Are

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

Landing on the Fortune 500 is a pie-in-the-sky dream of many business owners. The most profitable U.S. companies that make up the latest list collectively employ 27.9 million individuals across the world and represent $840 billion in profits and $12 trillion in revenues. Who are these business dynamos and where are many of them based?

12th Jan, 2017

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Prepping 2016 Taxes: 3 Key Tasks to Tackle Today

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

It may seem early, but the start of a new year is an ideal time to get your ducks in a row when it comes to tax preparation. Use the following tips to get some work done now and avoid the panic of procrastination.

Revisit Your Usual Routine
The bulk of tax prep comes…

29th Dec, 2016

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5 Finance-Related Podcasts Worth a Download

From: REAP, LLC. | Retirement & Estate Advisors & Professionals

One common trait among the highly successful is their endless drive to improve and learn. Take a page from their book during your downtime this holiday season by feeding your curiosity and keeping your mind engaged. Make space on your digital device for some of these popular finance-focused podcasts:

  1. National Public Radio’s Planet Money