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K is for The Key to Happiness – is it Time?

“Money buys happiness,” has long been the motto for many on this planet. However, recent studies suggest it may be “time” that promotes more happiness. A study published in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that people feel happier when using their money to outsource time-consuming jobs rather than a purchase that […]

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J is for your Job and Aptitude Testing

  Johnston O’Connor Testing – Is it Right for you? Many companies give potential hires an aptitude test. This test has long been used to help companies prescreen potential job applicants, as it helps reduce the number of applicants that move to a more thorough screening process. It also allows companies to make a better-informed […]

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Should you Keep the House in a Divorce

H is for Should You Keep the Home in a Divorce?

Divorce can wreak havoc on both your emotions and your finances, particularly when your emotions are in overdrive. Making solid financial decisions doesn’t seem likely. Especially if throughout your marriage your spouse had all the financial control. However, this is not the time to give into negativity and fear. Instead, you must begin to take […]

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Thanksgiving Gratitude

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to take a moment and consider the value and benefits of gratitude. Especially when today’s research suggests that individuals who feel gratitude experience greater happiness, as well as better physical and mental health. Gratitude is the simple act of appreciating what is valuable and meaningful in life. In order to […]

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Is your Body Language Authentic?

B is for: Is your Body Language Authentic?

Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, our bodies are constantly sending out messages. The way we stand, hold our arms or our facial expressions are in direct communication with others. Just like our verbal messages, our bodies are also sending out signals. Confusion arises when verbal communications do not match the body’s […]

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A to Z Guide on How to Live a Quality Life

Life encompasses many phases, the longer we live, the wiser we hope to become. Should you desire to live a life of quality consider including some of these practices: Appreciate Self – when we focus on our good qualities, those thoughts will help maintain a positive mood and improve self-esteem. Breathe with focus – we […]

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X is for eXploring Life after Divorce

 “You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.” —Joseph Campbell You’ve spent many hours dissecting your marriage before you came to the conclusion that divorce was in everyone’s best interest, but have you spent any time projecting your wishes and desires for the future? […]

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S is for Six Tips to A Successful Financial Future

Let’s talk about ways that will help you control your money instead of letting money control you! Success is about your choices, priorities, values and the development of healthy financial habits. Here six useful tips: Rember the earlier you start the more time for growth on your investments. Do not hesitate to seek the advice of a […]

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P is for the Potential Pitfalls of Parent Direct Plus Loans

  The cost of college has been soaring, and so has the amount of student loan debt. We all want our kids to go to college but at what cost? Let’s talk about the dangers of one student loan in particular “The Parent Direct PLUS Loan.” This specific loan is one that parents should be […]

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O is for Opt to Save Money on Summer Fun

Summer is once again upon us, and as the temperatures rise many find their expenses rising too. Between children’s summer activities, childcare, day camps, and providing the family with a memorable vacation, your savings account may take a hit. But consider this, the weather in all its glory can help you find lots of outdoor […]

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