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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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R is for Reliable Tips to Build a Solid Financial Plan

  Women tend to feel less confident than men when it comes to discussing finances, but studies show that their saving rate is stronger and they tend to generate better long-term investment performance when they do engage. So don’t hesitate to take charge of your finances. Below are some tips to help you engage and […]

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B is for Balancing Your Work and Care-giving

Balancing a career, family, and aging parents can become physically damaging if you don’t pay attention to the warning signs. Should you experience some of the stressful effects of caregiving, please incorporate some of these healthy habits into your daily life. By taking care of yourself first, you’ll be able to take care of others more […]

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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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