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December 19th, 2019 |

Get ready to shop: prices for ‘the 12 days of christmas’ holding steady

Ready to do some Christmas shopping? In the wake of Black Friday and the run-up to Cyber Monday, shoppers are hitting…

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December 5th, 2019 |

Tips for managing your holiday spending

Like almost everything else these days, the holidays have become a barrage of options and choices, with nearly limitless opportunities to overspend. Here…

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November 20th, 2019 |

Cooking up some new thanksgiving traditions

Whether you’re cooking up savory dishes in the kitchen, sitting around the TV watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade or catching up with visiting…

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November 6th, 2019 |

Turning your hobby into a side business

26% of Americans polled have already done it, here’s their advice.

Millions of Americans have started a business…

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October 24th, 2019 |

Why is cyber security important?

Part of living in the digital era is understanding that our private information is more vulnerable than ever before. News stories…

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October 1st, 2019 |

9 ways to honor and respect our elders

Respecting our elders should be a courtesy ingrained in every one of us. Common grace and manners are to treat elders…

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September 17th, 2019 |

Make lasting memories by savoring life’s simple joys

While extravagant vacations are great, you don’t need to spend a lot of money to make meaningful memories with your loved…

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September 5th, 2019 |

Long term care, why should that subject and mapping out a proper plan be so important to me?

Few of us have gone without a sleepless night or two wondering or worrying about what will happen should we face a…

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September 4th, 2019 |

Advice to my college freshman

Don’t take other people’s Adderall. Granola bars have a lot of sugar. The stamp goes in the upper right-hand corner of the…

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August 22nd, 2019 |

Divorce is destroying the finances of americans over 50

In one sense, Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, are nothing special.

By finalizing…

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August 8th, 2019 |

The Fed just cut interest rates. Here’s what that means for you.

Americans juggle a lot of interest rates in their daily lives. They pay interest on car loans, credit-card balances and mortgages. They earn…

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July 25th, 2019 |

As millennials reject heirlooms, boomers ask, ‘what do we do with all this stuff?’

Every time I enter the blue-tiled bathroom off the back door of my home, I think about my mom, my millennial offspring and…

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July 10th, 2019 |

Why not do it now? New research on procrastination

Do you have a tendency to push off important tasks? Do you do things at the last minute, or maybe not do them…

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June 27th, 2019 |

Is it time to declare your financial independence?

No matter how much money you have or which life stage you’re in, becoming financially independent starts with a dream. Your dream…

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May 30th, 2019 |

Travel

Ten money-saving travel tips

Exploring the world sounds fun and exciting, but it can be expensive to travel. However, there are ways to experience…

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April 18th, 2019 |

Tax Scams

Tax scams to watch out for

While tax scams are especially prevalent during tax season, they can take place any time during the year. As a…

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March 15th, 2019 |

Top 7 reasons to save your money

You may have asked yourself why the financial media and financial planners always apply pressure to save money. If you have enough to…

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February 27th, 2019 |

Why “Bring Your Child to Work Day” Is So Important

When you bring a child to work, you introduce them to a whole new world – and a new side of you.

It’s likely…

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February 13th, 2019 |

Double the inheritance, double the planning

Women may be in for double the planning when it comes to managing windfalls.

Inheritances are a blessing that can relieve old debts while…

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February 1st, 2019 |

Planning for pets

Pets are an important part of our families, yet they are often overlooked when drafting estate planning documents. Many of us…

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January 17th, 2019 |

Face to face philanthropy

When it comes to giving, volunteering gets to the heart of the matter.

For some, the word philanthropy…

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January 9th, 2019 |

Man looking at maze

2018: A year of mixed (market) signals

While the global equity markets enjoyed one of their best years in 2017, 2018 offered a different story, bookended by early-…

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