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T is for Time to Teach Your Children About Money

As parents, our number one goal is to raise children with good manners and stellar ethics. We strive to pass on the importance of hard work, accountability, and discipline to our children. We want to encourage the best behaviors so that they find their passion and enjoy a full and happy life. Unfortunately, we can’t […]

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Q is for Quick Tips to Help Keep Your Social Security Account Safe

Today, identity theft is a crime on the rise, with no end in sight, the more technology available, the easier it is to steal others information. The safety of our identity can cause concern, as it can be a costly and stressful threat to our personal lives, and affects millions regularly. But by being on […]

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M is for Money Habits for a Lifetime and How They Affect Retirement.

We all have “money habits, ” and most have specific practices to help us acquire what we believe will bring the happiness we desire. The ultimate goal for many is to save enough during our working years to enjoy retirement. Have you considered what happens when we go from working and saving to retirement and […]

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L is for Leaving Loneliness Behind

“Loneliness is one of the most painful emotional experiences of the human condition”.  ─ Henegar Counseling Center. Studies show loneliness significantly increases the rate of death and physical ailments. And, as we age loneliness will impact our lives more and more. Our children will grow and start their careers and independent lives, our companions may […]

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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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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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K is for Know Your Investment Strategy

You know “You” – better than anyone else, so when planning your investment strategy make sure you incorporate all that is relevant to your individual financial needs and goals. In turn, you or your advisor will have greater insight when designing a holistic investment plan unique to you. There are some very critical areas; that […]

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C is for Choosing Dignity in Divorce

It’s time; you’ve hashed out this decision over and over in your head, and now you know that divorce is the inevitable. You also realize you want to get through this process with your integrity intact, and without depleting your life savings. This shouldn’t be too difficult if you and your spouse agree, you should […]

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M is for The Magic or Madness of Money and the Brain

Today’s neuroscientist and psychologist are studying what happens inside our brains when we think about money. Researchers in the emerging field of neuro-economics are finding that our thoughts on money create a great deal of brain activity that may powerfully influence our thoughts and actions. So, what message does the thought of money send to […]

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Y is for Yoga and Your Money

Y is for Yoga and Your Money

Yoga is one of the most popular forms of exercise today. Many believe that beyond yoga’s trendiness, there are real health and wellness benefits to incorporating a dedicated yoga practice into your life. But what does this have to do with money? For starters, the ease of the anxiety and stress of everyday life as […]

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