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28 Mar Will Giving Decline?

The loss of the charitable tax deduction could hurt nonprofits. Charities are wondering if they will lose out on millions this year. The federal tax deduction for charitable contributions has disappeared because of the recent tax reforms. The standard federal income tax deduction is now $12,000—make that...

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28 Mar A Retirement Gender Gap

Why a middle-class woman may end up less ready to retire than a middle-class man. What is the retirement outlook for the average 50-something working woman? As a generalization, less sunny than that of a man in her age group. Most middle-class retirees get their income from...

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26 Feb The Retirement Mind Game

Your outlook may influence your financial outcome. What kind of retirement do you think you’ll have? Qualitatively speaking, what if the success or failure of your retirement begins with your perception of retirement? A whole field of study has emerged on the psychology of saving, spending, and...

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