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Jemstep’s The Better Investor Blog is created with the goal of helping investors make the best decisions to reach their long-term goals. This blog presents readers with insights and tips from the leading experts in the investment field.
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Close to Retirement? Keep These Six Factors at the Forefront of Your Plans

Are you ten years away (or less) from your retirement date? If you’re on the brink of retirement, you might not be able shake the feeling that you may be missing some crucial element of planning. Instead of wracking your …
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PRIORITIZING YOUR LONG TERM GOALS
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8 Tips for Achieving Your New Year’s Retirement Resolution

The New Year is upon us, and with it comes resolutions to do things differently (read: better) in 2015. For many of us, that includes improving our money management. Nearly 7 out of every 10 people between the ages of …
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6 Mistakes Investors Make at the Start of a New Year

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to manage your money more soundly, you’ll certainly need to focus on your investments. But to increase your chances that 2015 is a year to remember — for all the right reasons …
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Investment Checklist
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Your Beginning-of-Year Financial Checklist

The New Year is upon us, and with it comes the chance to start over fresh in many areas of your life — including your finances. To make sure 2015 is your best year yet money-wise, make sure to add …
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How to Handle Your Holiday Bonus

Santa Claus has arrived, in the form of a handsome holiday bonus from your employer. If you’re like many people, the temptation to run out and treat yourself is tempting—after all, your bonus is a result of all the hard …
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Does The Santa Claus Rally Exist?

There have been rumors of Santa sightings. No, it’s not the kind NORAD announces on the radio each year to the delight of small children. Rather, this Santa sighting is the kind that financial pundits buzz about each year to …
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7 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Your Money

The start of another New Year is just around the corner, and with it come the usual resolutions: eat better, exercise more, quit some bad habit. These are all well and good, but what about your finances? Even if you’re …
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Financial Advice for the New Year

A new year means a new start, and not just when it comes to your health or your relationships. Money is a big part of your overall happiness and success, and the start of another year is a great opportunity …
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The Difference Between Retiring at 62 vs. 65

When do you envision retiring? Do you want to retire the traditional age of 65, when you can collect full Social Security benefits? Or do you dream of retiring earlier? If your spouse is older than you, do you want …
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