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Kim Bourne

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Smart Choices that Enhance Our Lives

Faith, family, friends and prosperity are precious. How will we choose to strengthen them? How can we make our lives richer?

Kim Bourne helps people make smart choices about money - choices to enhance the quality of life, choices that help promote family security.

Learn more about Kim at this web site, and contact her today to plan wisely for your future.

Helpful Content

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

 

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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