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Do You Need Real Estate to Build Wealth?

Real estate has long been considered a key foundation of building wealth, and for good reason. While you do not need real estate to build wealth, it can be beneficial to include it in your portfolio— whether that be by investing directly in individual properties, or investing in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Investing in real estate can offer numerous benefits that contribute to long-term financial growth and stability.

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How Do Personal Loans Impact Your Credit Score?

A personal loan can affect your credit score in several ways – good and bad. Taking out a personal loan isn’t necessarily bad for your credit score. However, it may affect your overall credit score in the short term and make it more difficult to obtain additional credit before the new loan is paid back.

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What to Consider Before Establishing a Private Family Foundation

There are many ways you might have ended up with wealth in excess of your needs. Maybe you have experienced a liquidity event such as an inheritance or sale of a family business, or you have retired with more savings than you need to support your desired retirement lifestyle.

However you have come to this excess wealth, you may want to set up a philanthropic program to donate some of your excess savings to charity. One of the ways to do that is to establish a private family foundation.

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