How to Choose A Financial Advisor

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When seeking a financial advisor, you may be confused by your choices. Many professionals help you with estate planning when giving you financial advice. In contrast, others make investment recommendations for your portfolio, help with budgeting, reduce debt, or provide … Read More

Step-By-Step Guide: When A Loved One Dies At Home

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Death happens to everyone. It is one of life’s inevitable truths. Do you know what to do when a loved one dies at home? Most of us would not, especially when the person is young, seemingly healthy and it was … Read More

Best Personal Finance Tips You Should Know

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Any time of year is always a good time and place to see where you stand regarding your financial goals. Build and strengthen good financial habits to achieve financial success. Use these personal finance tips as a checklist to become … Read More

Scary Financial Statistics You Should Know (And Learn From)

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“Do not save what is left after spending; instead, spend what is left after saving.” Warren Buffett Financial literacy is the ability and knowledge to make informed and effective financial decisions.  It is a challenge for many people to manage … Read More

12 Tips To Help New Parents Avoid Money Mistakes

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“Don’t raise kids to have more than you had. Raise them to be more than you were.” Anonymous   Having a newborn baby is a time to rejoice. However, the reality of raising a child can be daunting. As parents, … Read More

10 Benefits of Going To Community College

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“I wanted to race cars. I didn’t like school, and all I wanted to do was to work on cars. But right before I graduated, I got into a really bad car accident, and I spent that summer in the … Read More

12 Ways To Save Money On A Tight Budget

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How to save money on a tight budget? It may seem impossible for the 54% of Americans who live paycheck-to-paycheck or the nearly 40% of people earning $100,000 per year who are also similarly strained. There is no shame in … Read More

10 Steps To Creating A Sound Financial Plan

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Everything goes better when there is a thoughtful plan in place. Whether single, married, and with children, you should build a financial plan that best fits your lifestyle now and in the future. Everyone needs a financial plan to help … Read More

Money Lessons From 5 Favorite Classic Novels

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We often can’t see our own mistakes through our rose-colored lenses. Instead, we can see errors more easily made by others when we are less emotional. The same happens when we find colorful characters in fiction who make blunders we … Read More

Why Women Need Their Own Financial Accounts

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Financial independence is essential for everyone. Women have lagged in gaining autonomy, being more reliant on their spouses for money than is healthy. They have made significant progress in the workplace, and their financial clout is rising. Yet, to fully … Read More