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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 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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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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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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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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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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B is for Be Aware When Online: Cybersecurity Tips and Practices

There is no absolute way to always be protected when online, but being aware of the following practices may help reduce security breach and help keep you safe. Create passcodes that are complex and unique, give them 8 to 12 characters using a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols – and they should often be […]

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V is for Various Tax Breaks for those over 50

  Turning 50 opens you up to a new world of tax breaks, and after you turn 65, you can qualify for even more tax advantages. Let’s look at some ways to save money on taxes as you age. IRA deductions – at age 50 you now qualify for an additional contribution of $1,000 to […]

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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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T is for Tax Tips for Widows and Widowers

  Losing your spouse can turn your world upside down and cause unbearable grief, so it’s entirely understandable that managing your money is the last thing on your mind. Give yourself some time to grieve before you evaluate what financial decisions will be in your best interest. When you are ready, you must begin to […]

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