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You're invited. On Wednesday, July 27 in downtown San Francisco, financial advisers are invited to join us for an evening of cocktails and conversation about Social Security claiming strategies, tax-advantaged investments, longevity risk and more. I'm the moderator and our guest panelists are Eleanor Blayney, Consumer Advocate for the Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards; Sabrina Lowell, Chief Operating Officer, Mosaic Financial Partners; and Frank Paré, President and Founder, PF Wealth Management Group. For more information or to RSVP, send an email to MarketWatchReception@wsj.com
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Your complete, and I do mean complete, guide to life settlements #RetirementWeekly http://on.mktw.net/1VH8WHF
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New conflict-of-interest rule won't harm investors as much as critics charge.
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Is asset allocation still relevant? by Howard Pressman for #RetirementWeekly http://on.mktw.net/1nZs9XN
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A look at how the White House hopefuls would fix Social Security.
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How to make sure your adviser does no harm .. to your nest egg. What questions you should ask, and what answers you'd be looking for.
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Opinion: Labor Dept.'s new #fiduciary rule exposes the need to fix the entire personal financial advice profession! on.mktw.net/1V1sGXW
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Getting a handle on #retirement expenses by Sharon Egan for #RetirementWeekly via @mktwretirement http://on.mktw.net/1QQDHrP
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Invitation: Investing Insights — A global markets survival guide
If you’ll be in London on Tuesday, Feb. 23, you’re invited to join us for an evening of cocktails and conversation on the topics of shifting monetary policy, growth, currencies, and the outlook for investing opportunities and risks in European and global markets.
Our panelists for the evening will include MarketWatch Personal Finance and Investing Columnist Robert Powell; Mark Hulbert, Editor of the Hulbert Financial Digest; Virginie Maisonneuve, Founder and Managing Director of Maisonneuve Global Advisors; Helen Thomas CFA, Managing Director, BlondeMoney; and Anne Richards, chief investment officer and head of the EMEA region at Aberdeen Asset Management
The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP for the event, please email MarketWatchevent@wsj.com.
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How to repay your student loans with less pain with @EleanorBlayney, @ChampFinLit& Ian Foss http://on.mktw.net/1URWWjY
There are lots of ways to pay back your student loans without feeling painfully pinched. Experts explain your options at a recent MarketWatch event at Champlain College.
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Retirement accounts such as IRAs have critical deadlines coming up. Don’t miss them, or the damage may be time-consuming and costly.

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Variable annuities, in fact most types of annuities, are among the most vilified and hated products in the financial services industry. But

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