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    Why a Tax Strategy Should be a Part of every Financial Plan

    Did you know that taxes are often one of the biggest expenses for investors? If you fail to consider the tax implications of a big financial decision, you could end up wasting a lot of money.

    Taxes affect so many parts of your life that you may not even realize, so incorporating a tax strategy into your financial plan can make a big difference on your future.

     

    Should I Pay Down Student Loans or Save for a Home Down Payment?

     

    At a certain point in our adult lives, we discover that there’s a little extra money after bills are paid for the month. Amazing - but what do we do with it? There are so many options: adjust our 401(k), start saving for our kids' college tuition, start looking into the world of investing.

    Two common goals on that list often directly compete, with the past weighed against the future: should that extra income be used to pay down old student loans, or does it make more sense to save for a future down payment on a house?