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Affluent Investors Are Optimistic About Equities

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The majority of investors with $200,000 or more in assets favor U.S. equities, according to Legg Mason.

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Boomer Retiree Prospects Up Slightly, EBRI Study Says

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Retirement prospects for baby boomers have improved slightly in the last year, but remain precarious for more than 40% of that generation, according to a new study.

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Property-Tax Collections Rising At Fastest Pace Since U.S. Crash

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In cities including San Jose, Calif., Nashville, Tenn., Houston and Washington, D.C., revenue from real-estate levies has set records, or is poised to.

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Trillion-Dollar Firms Dominating Bond Market Prompting Probes

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The lopsided bond market has caught the attention of the SEC, which is examining whether the biggest players get preferential prices and access because of their influence.

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LTC Costs Continue To Climb, Study Finds

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Rising long-term care costs are creating financial planning challenges for many, particularly baby boomers.

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Wealthiest Pay Higher Taxes With Scant U.S. Economic Harm

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As the political fight over raising taxes for high-income Americans fades away, so are predictions for negative economic fallout.

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July Best For Pre-Owned Car Purchases, Data Shows

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Advisors might want to tell their clients to wait a few months before purchasing a pre-owned car with their tax refund.

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Goldman Alum Gives Up Funds To Become Trailer-Park Mogul

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The economics of mobile home, which are in high demand by those still reeling from the recession, have become alluring to those who've made their living in the markets.

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Brooklyn’s Hipster Economy Challenges Manhattan Supremacy

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Brooklyn’s cachet as a global brand and epitome of urban hipsterdom is shifting New York City’s center of gravity.

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Gen Y Lagging In Recession Recovery

by FA Staff

Generation Y workers are not recovering from the recession as quickly as older employees, according to a new survey.

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