Tips and Facts about Pecans

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Tips and Facts about Pecans

April is National Pecan Month, but don't let that stop you from using these delicious nuts for the remaining eleven months of the year. This nut is native to Mexico and to the south-eastern and south-central regions of the United States, the latter producing 80 percent of the world's commercial pecan crop. Many of these hardy trees live to be over 200 years old. Keep reading to learn more.

Health Benefits of Pecans

Pecans are known to have a multitude of health benefits. Some of these include:

Tips and Facts about Cashews

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Tips and Facts about Cashews

Cashews are a popular snack item and you’ve probably eaten them as part of a dessert or trail mix. They aren't actually a nut, but a seed that can be used as a part of many recipes. Read on to discover interesting facts about cashews, as well as tips for including them in your cooking routine.

Health Benefits

Tips and Facts about Brazil Nuts

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Tips and Facts about Brazil Nuts

Brazil nuts are large, nutritious nuts that grow on trees in South America. In truth, they are actually large seeds. It's their brown casings that lead many people to wrongly refer to them as nuts. They have a rich, distinct flavor and are packed with nutrients that make them a great addition to almost any meal. Here are a few fun facts about Brazil nuts, along with several delicious ways to make them a part of your diet.

Brazil Nut Trees

Tips and Facts about Almonds

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Tips and Facts about Almonds

The almond is very versatile. Believe it or not, it's actually classified as a hard-shelled fruit… part of the peach family. Readily available throughout the year, almonds are native to the Middle East. They are commercially available in many forms and offer many health benefits. Keep reading to learn more about the amazing almond.

Sweet versus Bitter

Nut Allergies and What You Need to Know

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Nut Allergies and What You Need to Know

Tree nut and peanut allergies are among the most common food allergies for both children and adults. These allergies can be very dangerous, especially if care is not taken to avoid the nut or nuts in question. Here are a few things to keep in mind, in the event that you or someone in your family is allergic to nuts.

Symptoms of Nut Allergies

What to Expect When Meeting with a Financial Advisor for the First Time

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What to Expect When Meeting with a Financial Advisor for the First Time

Meeting with a financial advisor can be intimidating to many people – especially if you feel like you’re barely treading water in the current economy. If you’re serious about planning your financial future, not just your retirement, it’s an important part of the process of turning your financial dreams into financial realities for yourself and for your family.

What Should You Bring to Your First Meeting?

What Is MyRA and Is It a Good Idea for You?

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What Is MyRA and Is It a Good Idea for You?

In his 2014 State of the Union Address, President Obama announced plans for a new retirement investing option for Americans who are generally unable to invest for retirement due to low income.

The plan promises a decent return with zero risk of losing initial investments. The plan is slated to roll out later in 2014 and offers plenty of potential benefits to low income families that want options for retirement planning.

Ways to Simplify Your Investing

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Ways to Simplify Your Investing

Simplification is a beautiful thing in investing. So much so that Thoreau wrote about it in Walden, “Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million, count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail.”

Steps to Take before You Start a Self-Directed IRA

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Steps to Take before You Start a Self-Directed IRA

Deciding on an investment strategy is important for your financial future. Before you decide on any one type of investment, it’s important to consult with a financial advisor, accountant, and or attorney in order to maximize your investment potential while minimizing your potential liability or risks – to the greatest extent possible.

Self-Directed IRA Myths and Risks

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Self-Directed IRA Myths and Risks

While self-directed IRAs (SDIRAs) are growing wildly in popularity, they remain a bit of a mystery to many investors. The potential for rewards are great with SDIRAs. Unfortunately, so are the risks. It’s important to separate the truth from the myths so you can make a more informed decision about whether or not self-directed IRAs are a good investment for you.

Myths about SDIRAs