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Carson Wealth Named a 2019 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers by InvestmentNews for Second Consecutive Year

OMAHA, Neb., April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Carson Wealth, a Barron’s Hall-of-Fame wealth management and financial planning firm, has been recognized as a 2019 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers as announced by InvestmentNews today

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3 Lost Tax Deductions That Might Surprise You

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was the single largest tax reform legislation passed in the last 30 years. It changes tax laws that impact retirement planning, mortgages, corporation, partnerships, small-business owners and even state taxes to some degree.

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Kabarec Financial Advisors, Ltd. Announces Affiliation with Barron’s Hall-of-Fame Firm; Rebrands to Carson Wealth

Palatine, IL – March 1, 2019 – Kabarec Financial Advisors, Ltd., an independent investment and wealth management firm headquartered in Palatine, Illinois, today announced it has joined Carson Wealth, a Barron’s Hall-of-Fame nationally ranked advisory firm. The team, led by founder and CEO Michael Kabarec, decided to affiliate with Carson Wealth

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How 5 U.S. Presidents Continue To Influence Your Retirement Readiness Today

Following our first President’s death in 1799, George Washington’s February 22nd birthday became a perennial day of remembrance for Americans. However, it would take another 172 years before the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day. In 1971, it was moved to the third Monday in February under the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation’s workers.

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401(k) Secrets: Capitalize On Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA)

Employer-sponsored retirement plans like 401(k)s offer a lot of savings, investment, and tax advantages, but you have to be paying attention to make the most of them. Some of the best tax strategies with retirement savings can be complex and require a good bit of planning, without which the strategy and benefits could be lost forever.

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Understanding the 199A Deduction After The New IRS Final Regulations

Despite being in the midst of a government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was just able to release a 247 page document describing and cementing final rules around section 199A. For those of you who are unfamiliar with 199A, the section provides for a new deduction

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Test Your Annuity Acuity: An Advanced True/False Quiz

Despite wanting and needing more guaranteed income in retirement, many Americans are hesitant to purchase an annuity to provide that income. Some of this hesitancy is due to misconceptions around the products and how they can best be used to support a secure retirement.

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Why The Average Retiree’s Net Worth Is A Deceiving Statistic

Not enough Americans are saving for retirement. What’s new, right? According to the 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), only about two-thirds of Americans say they or their spouse have saved anything for retirement, leaving millions of Americans with no retirement savings.

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Pros and Cons of Investing in an IRA during Retirement

As more and more people are working in retirement, retirees often need to determine the best strategy for saving or investing their incomes. One option is to save and invest in an IRA during retirement. For one thing, many retirees already have an IRA set up by the time they get to retirement. However, there are pros and cons to investing in an IRA in retirement, and in some cases, you might be prohibited from doing so. What follows are some of the benefits and drawbacks to investing in an IRA during retirement.

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You Might Be On The Hook For Your Parents’ Nursing Home Costs

The annual cost of care study was just released by Genworth, showing the average private room in a nursing home – for the first time ever – costs over $100,000 a year. If that number doesn’t shock you, it should.

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