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Monday, September 13, 2021

When it comes to planning for retirement, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Putting together a financial strategy can be complicated at any time of life, what with changing regulations, ups and downs, but it can help ease your retirement fears.

Monday, September 6, 2021

Must Read Books and the Evolution of Book Clubs. When was the last time you read a book? Now that audiobooks and electronic platforms make it easier for us to read or learn on the go, it can still be difficult to prioritize this popular...

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Don’t Fall into Fall: Budget Your Time Accordingly. Vacation season is coming to an end and it’s time for one of the busiest times of year—fall. With holidays around the corner and back to school for kids, budgeting...

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Recently, inflation has found its way into the broad economy. This is partly a result of the tremendous amount of government stimulus over the past 18 months in reaction to the COVID-pandemic. Even though some prices are up lately...

Monday, August 23, 2021

Financial Independence: 4 Tips to Help You Succeed. The golden rule of financial planning: if you can plan it, you can pursue it. Self-sufficiency isn’t guaranteed, but every one of us has the opportunity to achieve it.

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Charitable Giving: Should your charitable donations should stay in your zip code? For many of us, buying locally matters. We’ve all heard the term and seen the signs: Shop Locally. Eat Locally. But let’s extend that thought...

Sunday, August 1, 2021

One of the main reasons we buy life insurance is so that when we die, our loved ones will have enough money to pay off our remaining debts and final expenses. We also purchase life insurance to provide for our loved ones' future...

Friday, July 23, 2021

Investment Planning throughout Retirement Investment planning during retirement is not the same as investing for retirement and, in many ways, is more complicated. Your working years are your saving years. With luck, your income...

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Caring for Your Aging Parents: What is it? Caring for your aging parents is something you hope you can handle when the time comes, but something you probably hope you never have to do. Caring for your aging parents means helping them...

Saturday, July 3, 2021

When America first began its battles against England in 1775, in an attempt for separation, colonists in favor of the break were met with a great deal of skepticism. Most Americans were not in favor of the revolution, not because they...

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Should you insure that trip or TV? Here’s what an economist would do You can buy insurance for practically anything these days. Planning a vacation to France? Your airline, travel agent or even hotel will likely offer trip...

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The Basics of Retirement Planning You may have a very idealistic vision of retirement — doing all of the things that you never seem to have time to do now. But how do you pursue that vision? Social Security may be around when you...

Monday, May 10, 2021

Looking for a tax-advantaged college savings vehicle that has no age restrictions and no income phaseout limits — and one you can use to pay for more than just tuition? Consider 529 savings plans, a popular way to save for...

Monday, May 3, 2021

Many of you already have estate documents, probably executed many years ago. You need an estate attorney to look over your documents every 10 years or so. Here are a dozen points to review. Determine your...

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Your financial professional can help you navigate the ever-changing IRS rules Taxpayers of all ages may be able to claim a deduction on their 2020 tax return for contributions made to their Individual Retirement Account made through...

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Estimating Your Retirement Income Needs You know how important it is to plan for your retirement, but where do you begin? One of your first steps should be to estimate how much income you'll need to fund your retirement. That's not as...