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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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H is for How Helpful is Your Smart Phone?

    Over the past ten years smart phones have rapidly changed from a simple communication device to an incredibly valuable tool for everyday life. Think about the power we now have at our fingertips; the ability to look up any information we please, to get in contact with whomever we want at the touch […]

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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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Q is for “Should I Quit My Job to raise the children”?

Are you thinking about quitting you job to devote more time at home to raise your kids? This is a question many women struggle with when children come along. After all, taking care of children and a full-time career can be overwhelming. But quitting your job should not be done impulsively; there are many questions […]

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P is for Paper Overload and You

Being smart and organized with your finances can sometimes come with a price: Paper Overload. It’s easy to get lost under stacks of paperwork cluttering your desk at home and at work, because most of the time it’s hard to know what to keep and what to toss.  Luckily we live in an age where […]

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O is for Overspending: Why we do it and how we can control it?

If you find yourself overspending, you’re not alone. This problem continues to plague many consumers as advertising bombards us with messages that we need “more” to be happier. We need bigger, better and more advanced everything! This message can lead us to excessive spending and living beyond our means. We all know that living beyond […]

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AZ Asks: Advisors Views

  Advisor Views 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.   Behavioral Finance: Are We Ruled by Emotion? If asked, most people would probably say they are rational individuals who make wise decisions. Indeed, […]

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J is for Jump Start Your Career in the New Year

  Just because it’s not your new career, or even one you want to stick with forever, doesn’t mean you can’t do everything in your power to improve your current job situation. By taking initiative to learn new skills and improve on old ones, you can take control of your career – and your life! […]

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I is for Is It Time to Eradicate Your Cable Company?

  We’ve all been there – fighting with the cable company reps on the phone, asking why our bill has gone up when nothing new has been purchased, only to find ourselves in a screaming match with a stranger and a new shiny cable bill expense. Modern technology has made the way we view our […]

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Holiday Gratitude from AZ

During this holiday season I would like to express my sincere appreciation for all those with whom I have had the privilege to serve throughout the year. It is an honor to pass along helpful financial information and encouragement in today’s challenging financial economy.  It is my goal to continue to provide helpful, open and […]

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