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Credit Scores and What They Mean

When it comes to managing finances, one important aspect to consider is credit scores and what they mean for a client’s financial well-being. A credit score is a numerical representation of an individual’s creditworthiness, and it is used by financial institutions and lenders to determine the likelihood that an individual will repay a loan or credit card debt. There are several key factors that go into determining a credit score, including payment history, credit utilization, length of credit history, and types of credit used....

January 27, 2023 · 2 min
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The Impact of Taxes on Investment Decisions: How to Structure Investments to Minimize Tax Liability

Investing can be a great way to grow your wealth, but taxes can eat into your returns if you’re not careful. Here’s a look at how taxes can impact your investment decisions and strategies for minimizing your tax liability. How taxes can impact your investments Investment income, such as dividends and capital gains, is typically taxed at a higher rate than earned income from a job. Some types of investments, such as municipal bonds, may be tax-free at the federal level but may still be subject to state and local taxes....

December 15, 2022 · 2 min