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2 things all the financial advisers I talked to told me — that I don’t like

[ad_1] How to find the right financial advisor for you. Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I’m about three years from FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) status and have been looking at placing a portion of my investable assets with an advisor, which would still be seven figures. As I’ve been conducting interviews with many of them, they …

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Are You Prepared for the Major Home Renovations That Come With a Fixer-Upper?

[ad_1] eclipse_images/Getty Images The housing market is red-hot and turbulent right now, so it’s no surprise that renovating a fixer-upper is often favored over purchasing something more move-in-ready. But a house in need of major repairs comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. A refresher on the pros and cons of fixer-uppers — …

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What Is a Discount Broker?

[ad_1] What Is a Discount Broker? A discount broker is an individual or brokerage firm that executes trades for clients in exchange for a commission. Discount brokers are best for do-it-yourself investors because unlike full-service brokers, discount brokers do not provide financial planning services, such as portfolio management or investment guidance. Since discount brokers focus …

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