By

John Hixson
Three things Generation X needs to focus on to retire successfully: A recent survey from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found that Gen X Americans are more likely than baby boomers and millennials to indicate they “may never recover” or have “not yet begun to recover” from the Great Recession. At the same time,...
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How important is your credit history?  It can be critical if you are needing a mortgage, buying a car, applying for insurance, renting an apartment or house, or even when you are applying for a job. Sometimes even having no credit history can be a big barrier to obtaining a loan. An important step in building...
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If you’re married or cohabitating, at some point you must decide how to manage you and your partner’s joint finances.  There are multiple ways to successfully manage joint finances, so you both must decide which money management style works best for both parties. Using one of these three methods of jointly managing finances is easy...
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The new tax law is making it a little more difficult to decide how you make your gifts to charity. Here’s why: The standard deduction has increased from $12,000 to $24,000. So, what does that mean to you? On your tax return you can deduct the larger amount of the standard deduction (12,700 for married...
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FMP Wealth Advisers is a fee-only financial planning and investment advisory firm that provides solutions to comprehensive financial planning, investment management, qualified plans, and private investments. Milton Hixson founded FMP Wealth Advisers in 1987 as one of the first fee-only personal wealth management firms. FMP has since grown into a 14-person client-focused team that helps...
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