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  • Will vs. Trust: Is One Better Than the Other?

    Will vs. Trust: Is One Better Than the Other? When it comes to planning your estate, you might be wondering whether you should use a will or a trust (or both). Understanding the similarities and the differences between these two important documents may help you decide which strategy is better for you.read more

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  • Market Week: March 20, 2017

    The Markets (as of market close March 17, 2017) Following the Fed's announcement that it was raising the target range for the federal funds rate 25 basis points, investors favored government bonds and dividend-paying stocks last week. As a result, the yield on 10-year Treasuries fell 7 basis points as prices climbed with increased demand.read more

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  • Whate Are Bond Ratings?

    What are bond ratings? Bond ratings are an essential tool when considering fixed-income investments. Ratings provide a professional assessment of credit risk, or the risk of default, which can be measured to some degree by analyzing the bond issuer's financial condition and creditworthiness.read more

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  • Spring Cleaning Your Finances

    Spring Cleaning Your Finances The arrival of spring often signifies a time of renewal, a reminder to dust off the cobwebs and get rid of the dirt and grime that have built up throughout the winter season. And while most spring cleaning projects are likely focused on your home, you could take this time to evaluate and clean up your personal finances as well.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.

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  • Market Week: March 13, 2017

    The Markets (as of market close March 10, 2017) Stocks rallied last Friday, fueled by a robust jobs report. However, the end-of-week surge wasn't enough to overcome index losses from earlier in the week. Falling energy prices dragged down both the large-cap Dow and S&P 500, while the Russell 2000 dropped over 2.0% and is barely in positive territory for the year.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.

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Madison Planning Group, Inc.

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  • Market Month: February 2017

    The Markets (as of market close February 28, 2017) Equities continued their positive trend in February as each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted monthly gains. The Dow recorded 12 record highs in February and posted a monthly gain of 4.77% — its best month since November. The S&P 500 (3.72%) and Nasdaq (3.75%) each climbed over 3.50% for the month.read more

  • Market Week: February 27, 2017

    The Markets (as of market close February 24, 2017) Most of the benchmark indexes listed here rallied by the close of the market last Friday to finish ahead for the week. The Dow led the way by marking its 11th consecutive day of positive gains, followed by the S&P 500, which has not experienced a daily swing of more than 1.0% since mid-December.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.

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  • Do I Need To File A Gift Tax Return?

    If you transfer money or property to anyone in any year without receiving something of at least equal value in return, you may need to file a federal gift tax return (Form 709) by the April tax filing deadline. If you live in one of the few states that also impose a gift tax, you may need to file a separate gift tax return with your state as well.read more

  • Why A Life Insurance Claim May Be Denied

    Life insurance can be an important financial tool for you and your family. For example, life insurance can help replace earnings that would cease upon your death. It can provide a legacy for your children or grandchildren, and can even be used to make a charitable gift after your death.read more

  • Simple Indicators In A Complex World - By Jeffrey Kleintop

    Key Points -When people feel a situation is too complicated, they often fall back on rules of thumb to make decisions. -We are often asked about market clichés like the "Super Bowl indicator" during this time of the year which can be revealed to have coin flip accuracy.read more

  • Table: Federal Student Loans for College

    TABLE: Federal Student Loans For College Many families rely on federal student loans to help pay for college. This table describes features of the most common federal loans. read more

  • Why Diversification Matters

    Why Diversification Matters When investing, particularly for long-term goals, there is one concept you will likely hear about over and over again — diversification. Why is diversification so important? The simple reason is that it helps ensure that your risk of loss is spread among a number of different investments.read more

  • Market Week: February 20, 2017

    The Markets (as of market close February 17, 2017) Equities closed last week in positive territory, as several of the indexes listed here posted record gains.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.

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Madison Planning Group, Inc.

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Type: Blog Article

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Madison Planning Group, Inc.

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  • How to Engage your Young Kids in Learning about Money from a Young Age

    How to Engage your Young Kids in Learning about Money from a Young Age read more

  • Medicare & Medicaid: What's the Difference?

    Medicare & Medicaid: What's the Difference? read more

  • Grandparents Can Help Bridge the College Cost Gap

    For many families, a college education is a significant financial burden that is increasingly hard to meet with savings, current income, and a manageable amount of loans. For some, the ace in the hole might be grandparents, whose added funds can help bridge the gap. If you're a grandparent who would like to help fund your grandchild's college education, here are some strategies.read more

  • Tax Tips for the Self Employed

    Being self-employed has many advantages — the opportunity to be your own boss and come and go as you please, for example. However, it also comes with unique challenges, especially when it comes to how to handle taxes. Whether you're running your own business or thinking about starting one, you'll want to be aware of the specific tax rules and opportunities that apply to you.read more

  • QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Social Security Retirement Benefits?

    Social Security is an important source of retirement income for millions of Americans, but how much do you know about this program? Test your knowledge, and learn more about your retirement benefits, by answering the following questions.read more

  • Financial Resolutions: 6 Tips to keep you Accountable

    After the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, we dig up our hopes and dreams and make some resolutions. Getting back in the gym, losing weight, and eating clean, are usually at the top of the list, but what about your finances? The health of your accounts, spending habits, and investments are just as important to evaluate.read more

  • The Biggest Reasons to Own Life Insurance

    Most financial planning experts agree that life insurance should form the foundation of everyone’s financial plan.  For most families, their most basic financial security needs would be in jeopardy should they suffer the loss of one of their primary breadwinners.read more

  • Market Week: January 23, 2017

    The Markets (as of market close January 20, 2017) For most of last week, the market was fairly lackluster. By the close of the market last Thursday, the Dow had fallen to 19,732.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.

Category: Content
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