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Marotta On Money - September 20 Newsletter


Foreign Investing

Hong Kong: An Ideal Place to Invest (09-20-2010)

  According to the Heritage Foundation's 2010 Index of Economic Freedom, Hong Kong has the most economic freedom. Freedom does matter. Hong Kong is the poster child for superior investment returns following free markets. Investments there have appreciated 71% more than the S&P 500 over the past decade. Hong Kong has an incredibly low tax rate. Individuals are taxed at the lower of a progressive tax maxing at 17% of adjusted gross income or a flat tax of 15% of gross. Just as good is Hong Kong's 16. 5% top corporate tax rate. Hong Kong's government spending is equally low.
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New College Planning Element Up on Website

See the elements page of our website for financial information and tips about college planning for your children and grandchildren!

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Raising Money Savvy Kids - Teen Budgeting (03-19-2007)

Many parents are concerned about raising their children to be financially savvy. If you want to raise kids who can create and manage wealth, there are a handful of key life skills every child should practice. Every kid should practice living within a budget before leaving home, not after. One way to provide opportunities for real world lessons at home is to give your children some oversight of the family budget. Just as your children need opportunities in order to develop their athletic and academic abilities, they also need opportunities to develop their money management skills.
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Youth and Finances