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Never Give Up Notepad Means Perseverance And No Quitting

N is for “NGU” – NEVER GIVE UP!

    We all have moments when it seems the universe is plotting against us; when every step we take and every move we make, we encounter glitch, after glitch. What do you do? Here at Zuraw Financial we created a chant for those difficult times; “NGU” (Never Give Up). Perseverance has become our badge […]

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Make Financial Mistakes

Money matters are traditionally one of the big issues in life we are taught not to discuss. However, when friends confide in friends, they may help you process your financial habits and assist you with making more wisely informed decisions. Friends can help friends by talking through money topics like: 1) Research the best interest […]

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Perseverance is Key to Handling a Divorce

Let’s talk about 2 important traits that are important to develop in dealing with your Divorce—Patience & Perseverance! Going through a divorce presents difficulties, obstacles and complications. You will need a best friend named Persistence. This friend will help you forge ahead on a steady and determined course of action leading you to your goals. […]

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Should You Give Your Children an Allowance?

Ask yourself–what is the purpose of the allowance? First- Do you need an allowance to teach your kids on how being part of a family means working together for the mutual benefit of everyone?– The risk of giving your kids money through an allowance is that it may lead your children to believe that money […]

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My Husband Just Passed Away – Now What Should I Do?

Becoming a widow is painful, devastating and stressful. In addition to the emotional sorrow that comes with the loss of a loved one, you now have to face financial and legal decisions on your own. But you need to remember that you don’t have to go it alone. You and your spouse have spent a […]

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Achieve Financial Health & Security

Six Steps to Financial Health: Make sure you have a will and Health Care Power of Attorney. Have your investments diversified enough so that you can take out emergency funds without penalties.  Do not have all your savings in retirement accounts. Have different investment buckets: emergency fund, taxable conservatively managed accounts and retirement accounts. Check […]

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A Checklist For Widows

 Here is a checklist for you to deal with as a recent widow. Whether or not you are the executor of the Estate—there are a number of tasks to address. As soon as it is practical, Make an appointment or have a phone call with your attorney, financial advisor and accountant and insurance agent. What […]

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Fiscally Fit

R is for Regular Exercise and your Paycheck

  It’s well known that exercise is the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. With the combination of a balanced diet and physical exercise you can achieve your personal fitness goals. But, the list of positive benefits of exercise doesn’t stop with physical fitness. Exercising regularly can also provide many psychological benefits such as: Elevated mood […]

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Senior Woman Suffering From Headache - Isolated

H is for How Prepared Are You for the Unexpected?

Jane Doe was married at 27 years old, became a caregiver at 40 – and a widow at 53. Her husband’s job required that they travel and live in different locations throughout several states. Jane Doe and her husband took care of their health, saved and planned for their future, and were not worried. They […]

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