Financial Resolutions For The New Year

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“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” William Shakespeare The year 2020 is almost here. It’s time to plan our New Year’s resolutions. You don’t need New Year’s to do financial planning, however, the … Read More

10 Tips For Generation Z To Have A Better Financial Future

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Generation Z is now in grade school, college, and just entering the workforce. Born between 1995-and 2010, Gen Z (also known as Internet Generation, “iGen” or “Post-Millennials”) follows other generations, each extremely distinct when considering attributes, values, and goals. This … Read More

Reaching Your Goals With Better Money Habits

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“Change might not be fast and it isn’t always easy. But with time and effort, almost any habit can be reshaped.” Charles Duhigg   Simply having goals without good habits is not enough to reach them. Having a desire to … Read More

Labor Day Thoughts On The Virtues Of Work

Celebrate hardworking Americans on this day.

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”  Aristotle Labor Day is here. For most of us, it arrives too quickly with the end of summer. This three day weekend there are bonfires and last-hurrah barbeque with friends and … Read More

18 Tips To Pay Back Student Loans Faster

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You have probably been hiding under a rock if you haven’t heard a lot about the growing US student debt burden. These loans are a weight on those who carry these amounts early in their careers. For some, it may … Read More

Personal Finance Lessons In Classic Literature

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When you think of classic literature about money, you think of high society glamour, indulgent parties, and stories of the multigenerational wealth of families. What’s not to like?  We can learn personal finance lessons in classic literature. We find stories … Read More

Target Date Funds Pros And Cons

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We have a lot of choices when selecting investment vehicles for 529 Savings Plan, 401 K retirement accounts and investment accounts. Gaining In Popularity Increasingly, target date funds have become popular with investors. Their assets surpassed $1 trillion in 2017. … Read More

The Relationship Between Time, Money And Productivity

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“Lost time is never found again.” Benjamin Franklin    “Time is money,” but they have differences in our minds. Asking someone, “How did you spend your time today?” is acceptable, while “How did you spend your money today?” is not. … Read More