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G is for Gratitude – Utilize this Powerful Tool for a Happy Life

Recent studies in positive psychology show gratitude to be consistently associated with greater happiness. What exactly is gratitude? Gratitude is a feeling of joy that comes from appreciation. When we practice gratitude on a daily basis, we begin to concentrate on the positive and avoid dwelling on the negative aspects of life. Research by UC […]

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Zuraw Financial Advisors is proud to be part of this year’s Tech Savvy, a program of AAUW

ZFA Presents “Become a Financially Savvy Young Woman.” Tech Savvy North Carolina The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Click Here to Register This program introduces girls in sixth through ninth grades to many types of careers in science, technology, engineering, and math […]

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D is for a Difference in Views Doesn’t Have to Divide Us

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elisabeth Foley I recently had the pleasure of visiting with a lifelong friend. She and I have known each other since childhood, and always seem to be able to pick up where we left off.  Time and time […]

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A to Z Guide for “Awe”some Living!

It is easy to get lost in our busy, fretful, demanding lives. Taking time to notice the little things can change the way we look at our day. Learn how to take care of YOU on a daily basis. Try something new, let go of past pain and begin to enjoy your awesome future. Accept […]

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Z is for Having a Zestful Life!

Zest is about having energy, excitement or feeling alive. It goes hand in hand with happiness and optimism. “Zestful” living can be obtained by learning how to utilize your strengths and overcome fears and doubts so that your life may be lived to the fullest. Zest is found in character strength, and in pursuing life […]

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W is for Why Women Divorce

We all want that marriage that survives the test of time and continues to grow and flourish. Unfortunately for many, the marriage breaks down, unhappiness sets in and divorce becomes the best option. Surprising, two-thirds of all divorces are initiated by women, according to a study by the American Sociological Association. So why do females’ […]

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Q is for the Quality of Spending during the Holidays

  We all want to enjoy the holidays and partake in festivities like; decorating, shopping for gifts, hosting holiday parties and going to holiday shows, but all of this may present a challenge to our finances. Most of us cherish the hustle and bustle of the season but overspending and trying to handle money stress […]

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J is for the Justifying your Spending Habits are you Frugal or Cheap?

  Do you pride yourself on being frugal? Not so fast, there’s a fine line between being frugal and being an outright cheapskate. To me, frugal can be a positive approach to managing your finances. A frugal saver understands, “more” doesn’t always add up to better value. Their primary goal leads them to maximize spending […]

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Z is for ZFA’s Divorce Issues to Consider

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Featured Lifestyler: Ann Benjamin Zuraw

  Ann Zuraw has a strong focus on working with women to help develop a holistic plan to best protect their financial futures as they transition through different stages of their lives. It has been her life goal to learn as much as possible about managing money and in turn, educate others to make positive choices. It’s because of her passion and experience we chose […]

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