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AZ Ask Advisors Views about Social Security

Social Security… And When to Collect? When planning for retirement, identifying the sources of income that may be available to you in retirement, as well as a strategy for how you wish to draw from those resources is, we believe, critical to a secure and comfortable retirement. While some may generate income from the wealth […]

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AZ Asks Advisor Views How to Keep Emotions in Check When Making Investment Decisions.

A feature from Ann Zuraw, Zuraw Financial Advisors, LLC. Advisor Views offers timely investment news and market updates designed to keep you informed, while enhancing your overall investment experience. Keep Emotions in Check When Making Investment Decisions The continuing sluggish economy has pushed some investors’ emotions to the extreme. Deciding what to do with your […]

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Chicks Chat and Change Presents “Financial Issues to Consider during Divorce”

“Financial Issues to Consider during Divorce” Thursdays • February 28 & March 7, 2013 5:30 – 7:00pm • (2-Part series) Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro • 628 Summit Ave. • Greensboro, NC •27405 (336) 275-6090 www.womenscentergso.org  Registration Required • Childcare not provided Class 1 – February 28th: • Financial Issues to Consider during Divorce • […]

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What’s inside Your Purse? – Newlyweds

The stories I am hearing are wonderful and right on target for our financial discussions and I will be sharing them with you in upcoming videos. Here’s today’s story. Early on in her marriage a young newlywed decided that she would be diligent about using coupons for everything and she always would take the savings […]

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G is for Getting Ready for Tax Season if You are Job-Hunting.

    This year has been a difficult year for a lot of people. If you are one of the many who became unemployed or had to move out of town to find a job, you may qualify for additional deductions for the year as long as your job search remains within your current field. […]

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What is a Zero-Based Budget?

A zero-based budget is simply your total income minus your total expenses with your baseline ending in Zero. This method helps you assign your total income to an expense or savings category. The benefit of Zero-Based budgeting is that it allows you to gain total control over every dollar you spend. This is accomplished by […]

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U is for Understanding Your Credit Score.

    Did you know that a simple three-digit number may stand between you and a car loan or home mortgage? This number is your credit score! Do you know that in the past you weren’t able to view this score? Well today, thanks to pressure from Congress and consumer groups, you can and should […]

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X is for How to Deal with eXtreme Stress During a Divorce

      The divorce process—whether it be legal, financial or emotional — is likely to cause you eXtreme stress. This stress puts your body under a tremendous strain and can cause physical as well as emotional damage and aliments. Over the years, it has been medically and psychologically proven that stress breaks down the […]

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N is for Negotiate

Whether we want to admit it or not, negotiating is a very big part of our everyday lives. The ability to negotiate is intended to help us compromise and resolve differences and it can also help us gain an advantage. During a divorce, negotiation is essential in satisfying the various interest of each party. The […]

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B is for Balance Sheet.

What does Balance Sheet mean?  Just like a company, you and your family have measurable assets and liabilities.  When you are getting divorced and dividing the assets, you need to determine the values and  ownership titles so you can divide them fairly. Assets include your house, cars, furniture, stocks, bonds, pension, annuities, boat, royalty income, land, family businesses, […]

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