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How To Teach Your Kids To Save Money

How did you first learn about money? Was it a piggy bank where you stashed away the money you earned from chores? Was it when you realized you had to pay this thing called taxes? Was it when you learned (maybe the hard way) that a credit card isn’t actually free? No matter when you […]

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College Is Expensive: Here Are Four Hidden Reasons Why

College is expensive.  According to U.S. News & World Report, public institutions raised their prices by 2%, and private schools rose by 3% for the 2018-2019 academic year. As prices steadily drift upward, parents and their children have to be creative and strategic in their plan concerning paying for a college education.  Some costs of […]

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How To Create Income From Your Retirement Savings

For years you’ve diligently contributed to your retirement savings. You’ve funneled a portion of your paycheck into your 401(k), allocated money each month to personal retirement funds, and paid Social Security and Medicare taxes. But did you ever really picture the day when you would be withdrawing funds as opposed to contributing them? Retirement brings […]

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How To Prepare For Student Loans (Before College Starts!)

A true measure of talent is the ability to complete a tough skill and make it seem easy. It’s like when you attend a concert, or watch a live performance. You’re amazed by how incredible the performers are on stage, but you don’t see the hours of rehearsals, or late night sessions. Today’s post is […]

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Ready For Retirement? Answer These 6 Questions First

Spontaneity can take us out of our comfort zones and force us to look at the world in a different way. But sometimes being spontaneous can cause stress and anxiety especially for those of us (myself included) who like to have a plan, a direction, and a clear path forward. In retirement planning, I think […]

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