Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Life insurance is universally recognized as an essential pillar of a financial plan for providing much needed capital in the event of a breadwinner. It is also fundamental to other planning needs, such as estate planning to pay for settlement costs and taxes, and business planning for business continuation or key person protection.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Life insurance is universally recognized as an essential pillar of a financial plan for providing much needed capital in the event of a breadwinner. It is also fundamental to other planning needs, such as estate planning to pay for settlement costs and taxes, and business planning for business continuation or key person protection.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Five Common Financial Aid Myths With some private colleges now crossing the once unthinkable $70,000-per-year mark in the 2017/2018 school year, and higher costs at public colleges, too, financial aid is essential for many families. How much do you know about this important piece of the college financing puzzle? Consider these financial aid myths.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close August 11, 2017) Investors may have been disturbed by the rising tensions between the United States and North Korea last week, resulting in a shift from stocks to long-term bonds.read more

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Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Key Estate Planning Documents You Need There are five estate planning documents you may need, regardless of your age, health, or wealth: 1. Durable power of attorney 2. Advance medical directives 3. Will 4. Letter of instruction 5. Living trustread more

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Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • How do the economic milestones of young adults today compare with prior generations? If you're the parent of a young adult who is still living at home, you might be wondering whether this situation is commonplace. According to a recent U.S. Census Bureau study, it is: One in three young people (ages 18 to 34) lived in their parents' home in 2015.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Working in Retirement: What You Need to Know Planning on working during retirement? If so, you're not alone. Recent studies have consistently shown that a majority of retirees plan to work at least some period of time during their retirement years. Here are some points to consider.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close August 4, 2017) Last week ended with a mixed bag of stock market performances. The Dow, influenced by a favorable jobs report and strong corporate quarterly earnings, surged to a new record high. The S&P 500 also ended last week in positive territory.read more

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Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The purchase of life insurance is typically triggered by a life event, such as marriage, the birth of a child, a home purchase or a job promotion. So, it is not uncommon for many people to change their life insurance coverage three or four or even eight times throughout their lifetime.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • What is a rollover IRA, and do I need one? Generally, the term "rollover IRA" refers to an IRA that you establish to receive funds from an employer retirement plan like a 401(k). A rollover IRA is also sometimes referred to as a "conduit IRA."read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close July 31, 2017) The last day of July saw each of the indexes listed here post gains over their June closing values. Despite slumping tech stocks at the end of the month, the Nasdaq led the benchmarks for the month, closely followed by the Global Dow, as each index gained over 3.0%.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close July 28, 2017) Of the benchmark indexes listed here, only the Dow and the Global Dow posted gains last week. The remaining indexes closed the week modestly lower, despite a rise in energy stocks following Saudi Arabia's promise to cut back oil production. Technology shares fell, which hampered both the Nasdaq and S&P 500.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close July 21, 2017) Except for the Dow, each of the indexes listed here posted modest gains by the close of last week. Favorable corporate earnings reports helped boost the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq, which performed the best. The Russell 2000 gained almost 0.50% and the Global Dow inched ahead a little over 0.1%.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Investing as a Couple: Getting to Yes In a perfect world, both halves of a couple share the same investment goals and agree on the best way to try to reach them. It doesn't always work that way, though; disagreements about money are often a source of friction between couples.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Kickstart Your College Fund with a 529 Plan If you're looking to save money for college, one option to consider is a 529 college savings plan. Created over 20 years ago and named after the section of the tax code that governs them, 529 plans offer a unique combination of features that have made them the 401(k)s of the college savings world.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Changing Jobs? Know Your 401(k) Options If you've lost your job, or are changing jobs, you may be wondering what to do with your 401(k) plan account. It's important to understand your options.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close July 14, 2017) Both the Dow and S&P 500 reached record highs last week, and each of the indexes listed here posted gains. While the large-cap indexes reached new highs, the tech-heavy Nasdaq had the best week, climbing over 2.50% by last week's end, followed by the Global Dow, which gained a little over 2.0%.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Important Ages in Retirement Planning Age 50 Catch-up contributions for most retirement plans and IRAs can be made beginning in the year you are going to turn age 50. The only plan that does not allow catch-up contributions is the SEP IRA. The following are the catch-up limit amounts. IRA/Roth IRA  $1,000read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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Test Your Investing IQ

  • Test Your Investing IQ How much do you know about market basics? Put your investing IQ to the test with this quiz on stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Questions 1. What does it mean to buy stock in a company? a. The investor loans money to the company b. The investor becomes a part owner of the companyread more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Quiz Yourself with These IRA Questions! After you’ve answered the questions below, scroll down to see the answers and see how well you know your stuff! 1) Of Roth IRAs, Roth 401(k)s and inherited Roth IRAs, which, if any, are subject to required minimum distributions?  read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • 4 Common Financial Terms - You Probably Should Know If you’re just starting to take charge of your financial future, it can be stressful approaching financial planning with confidence. Do you ever talk to your bank or financial manager and think that they’re speaking a foreign language?read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close July 7, 2017) Stocks ended last week higher, despite falling energy shares. The Dow and S&P 500 rose last Friday on the heels of June's strong labor report. Of the indexes listed here, the Dow led the way followed by the Nasdaq and the Global Dow.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • Madison Planning staff partakes in Charity Softball Tournament For the second straight year, some of the Madison Planning staff played in the Stephanie Crispinelli Humanitarian Fund Charity Softball tournament in Somers, New York.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close June 30, 2017) The second quarter proved to be a bit bumpy for equities, but each of the benchmarks listed here closed the quarter ahead of their first-quarter closing values. April saw equities close the month ahead of March, buoyed by favorable corporate earnings reports, proposed tax cuts, and strong foreign economic advances.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • The Markets (as of market close June 30, 2017) Key Dates/Data Releases 7/3: PMI Manufacturing Index, ISM Manufacturing Index 7/6: International trade 7/7: Employment situation Last week was not a positive one for equity investors.read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • If you’re a fan of political dramas on televisions, you’ll know that the turbulent world of politics has an affect on the global financial markets. But what about in real life? How much does art - if you can call shows like Scandal, Veep, and House of Cards art - imitate life, and vice versa?read more

Madison Planning Group, Inc.
Madison Planning Group, Inc.
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  • It's a vicious cycle: Money is one of the greatest causes of stress, prolonged stress can lead to serious health issues, and health issues often result in yet more financial struggles.¹ The clear connection between health and wealth is why it's so important to develop and maintain lifelong plans to manage both.read more

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