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K is for Knowing When to Have “The Talk” with Your Parents

Your parents had to conjure up the strength to have “the talk” with you ….now it may be your turn to reciprocate. Talking with your parents about their financial future may be as hard as it was for them to have the “talk” with you. Avoiding this talk may result in unfortunate consequences. Many of […]

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J is for Just Do It!

  You only live once. While scrimping and saving everything possible can be beneficial, there are times when it can be just as beneficial to let go. In our fast-paced world, people put a lot of stress on job and productivity. In efforts to save and prepare for the future, we have lost sight of […]

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G is for Going from Giddy to Glum

Congratulations! You got your college degree; this is something to be giddy about. After all you spent four years or more of your life working hard to achieve this goal. You should be happy and proud! So don’t let the fact that a year later, you haven’t already found the perfect career make you glum. […]

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E is for Ethical Investing – a socially responsible approach to investing.

  In a world filled with ongoing social and enviornmental challenges it makes sense that today’s investors want more than monetary gains on their investments.  Many are choosing to invest in Socially Responsible Invesing (SRI), where money investments reflect  personal, political and societal views. This concept has been around for a long time but over […]

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B is for the Bitcoin Buzz will it Boom or Burst?

The boom of the Bitcoin has opened the door to the world’s first decentralized money and crypto-currencies. Like any currency, bitcoins can be exchanged for goods and services but unlike conventional currencies there is no physical place of exchange, there is a virtual exchange…the internet. Some say that something great has begun – an era […]

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A is for Anxiety and Audits

There are many types of Audits and each of them tends to generate fear and anxiety in the individual or company being audited, even when careful practice has been implemented. Why the anxiety? One reason may be our perfectionism leading us to believe mistakes are something to be avoided at all cost. Let’s talk about […]

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Y is for Yoga and Your Money

Yoga is one of the most popular forms of exercise today. Many believe that beyond yoga’s trendiness, there are real health and wellness benefits to incorporating a dedicated yoga practice into your life. But what does this have to do with money? For starters, the ease of the anxiety and stress of everyday life as […]

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X is for eXactly how much is the tooth fairy paying for a tooth?

    How much thought have you put into the tooth fairy and “his/her” gift amount to your child? Would you be surprised to know that Delta Dental has been conducting the Original Tooth Fairy Poll® since 1998? The poll collects Tooth Fairy average giving and compares it to stock market activity to illustrate how […]

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T is for Tax Mistakes You Should Avoid

There is no doubt our tax laws can be complicated. The continued expansion of our tax code, along with its complexity, helps to create a playground for common mistakes. Making one of these mistakes, no matter how small, may result in underpayment, overpayment or delays on your refund. Let’s go over some of the most common […]

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