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Six Ways to Prepare for Early Retirement

By | July 26th, 2017|Blogs|

Is retirement on your mind? Probably so, since it seems like everywhere you look there are headlines declaring how every American is deeply unprepared for [...]

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The Pros and Cons of Using Online vs. Traditional Brick & Mortar Banks

By | July 14th, 2017|Blogs|

Deciding where to park your money is never an easy question to answer. Should you choose an online-only bank, where you may benefit from higher [...]

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Credit Card Fraud: How to Stay Aware and Avoid Becoming a Victim

By | May 22nd, 2017|Blogs|

The helpless feeling of losing a credit card (or worse, having a credit card in your possession) and discovering an unauthorized charge is a moment [...]

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Hard Questions You Should Ask Your Financial Planner Before Hiring Them

By | May 8th, 2017|Blogs|

I came across an interesting quote the other day that said, many Americans spend more time planning for vacation, than they do looking for a [...]

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Look to the Future when Deciding to Take a Student Loan

By | April 21st, 2017|Blogs|

You’re probably familiar with the fact that Americans, particularly Generations X and Y, are more burdened by student loan debt than any other time in [...]

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5 Ideas to Improve Your Finances in 2017

By | January 26th, 2017|Blogs|

We have again reached the point of turning the calendar over and are embarking on a new year on our calendar.  It’s now a good [...]

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The Importance of the Risk Profile in Financial Planning

By | January 12th, 2017|Blogs|

When working with clients and determining a proper risk strategy for their financial plan one of the most important aspects is determining their “risk profile” [...]

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What to Consider When Buying a New (to you) Car

By | December 6th, 2016|Blogs|

Do you get nervous when it’s time to buy a car? Do you dread going into the dealership because you fear being attacked the way [...]

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Why Do You Need an Estate Plan?

By | November 8th, 2016|Blogs|

Often times in Financial Planning the least enjoyable topic for clients is Estate Planning. Honestly, Estate Planning is uncomfortable. Some people get very uncomfortable – [...]

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Do You Really Need a Financial Adviser?

By | November 1st, 2016|Blogs|

While attending a local car show I was admiring a new Corvette Z06 that a gentleman had brought to the show. We started talking. He [...]

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