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Self-Employed Retirement Plans: What Plan Is Right For You?

Self-employed (SE) individuals have the opportunity to create a nest egg while potentially reducing their current tax liabilities.  An added challenge to being self-employed is understanding the best way to save for retirement on your own.  Determining which specific self-employed retirement plan is the right fit for your needs, goals and circumstances is dependent on…

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How To Use & Optimize the Benefits from a Health Savings Account (HSA)

What is a health savings account (HSA)? A health savings account (HSA) is a savings vehicle established to set aside funds tax free to pay for health care expenses. HSAs, created as part of the Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003, allow individuals who have high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) to save money for…

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Understanding Your Retirement & Benefits in a Government Plan

With another fiscal year-end (June 30th) in the rearview for the State of New Jersey’s Division of Pensions and Benefits (the Division), it is as good a time as any for plan members to brush up on their benefits. The Audited Comprehensive Financial Report for 2021 offers great insight into how members respective pension plans…

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