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I is for: Inequality In Marriages

    Traditional gender roles and responsibilities in marriages are changing, and today’s couples have to navigate this new reality. For decades, women’s labor force participation and educational achievements have risen significantly. In the 1950’s only 26 percent of married women worked outside the home growing to 67 percent by the mid-eighties.  The Pew Research […]

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H is for How to Claim Money Owed

H is for How long have you been Missing Money Owed to You?

You may be totally unaware of unclaimed money that belongs in your wallet but don’t be too hard on yourself, plenty of property and dollars go unclaimed each year. As a matter of fact according to the National Association of Unclaimed Property (NAUPA), unclaimed property programs are currently holding about $42 billion in the United […]

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F is for: Financial Mistakes We Make Through Different Life Stages

  Our lives are constantly changing, and so is our relationship with money. Each stage brings new financial challenges and questions that need to be addressed so that we may strategize a plan for future financial security. We must take into consideration our age, the economy at present and our money history. Remember with each […]

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E is for Engage to Educate You about Your Financial Future

When is the last engagement you had with your financial planner? Just as you go to the Doctor when you want an answer regarding your body, you should have regular financial checkups with your advisor.  If your finances feel uncertain or questionable, engage with your advisor to gain information and education about your present or […]

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C is for Closing Cost

C is for Closing on a home can cost you Cash

Congratulations you’re in the market to buy a home; this is an exciting time in life and knowing all of the in’s and out’s for the first time buyer can be overwhelming. You begin by searching for the desired home in the preferred location for an affordable price. This alone can be overwhelming, but before […]

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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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X if for You need to eXpel Your Urge to Overspend

We are human, so naturally, we are flawed.  But we also have great control over our actions; well sort of! As you know, some challenges are harder than others, but with knowledge and hard work, we DO have the ability to eXpel bad behaviors and initiate healthy change in our lives. For change to occur, […]

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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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U is for How “Umbrella Insurance” Can Help Protect Your Assets

Congratulations you spent the last few decades working hard to pay off your mortgage, and build a sizable retirement account. Your assets are now worth close to one million dollars. Life is good, and retirement is just around the corner. Until, one day, an unfortunate accident occurs, and you are now being sued for injuries […]

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S is for Start the New Year with a Spark and Ignite a New Practice

  “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi When we “spark an interest” in a new skill or bright idea we “light a fire” in our lives and our brains.  Seriously, it’s true a new skill helps provide us with joy, purpose, energy, […]

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