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5 Smart Money Habits To Practice

May 14, 2018 | 2 minute read

 

Conquering your financial goals isn’t a simple task, but creating, and sticking to, smarter spending habits will help both your money go further and you get closer to financial freedom.

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Medicaid and the Treatments of Gifts by Medicaid

May 9, 2018 | 2 minute read

 

Medicaid will pay for long-term care in an “approved” skilled care facility. In fact, Medicaid pays for most of the long-term care in this country.

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Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

Apr 30, 2018 | 5 minute read

The impact of the Equifax data breach that compromised the personal data of over 145 million individuals has left many confused, frustrated and downright angry. And while massive attacks on large...

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Living Wills

Apr 23, 2018 | 2 minute read

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Living Wills contain instructions regarding medical treatment in the event of terminal illness or permanent unconsciousness. They must...

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Social Security Retirement Benefit Basics

Apr 18, 2018 | 5 minute read

Social Security benefits are a major source of retirement income for most people. Your Social Security retirement benefit is based on the number of years you've been working and the amount you've...

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Tips for Dealing with a Bad Credit Report

Apr 10, 2018 | 3 minute read

Your credit score is important. In addition to affecting your eligibility for loans and the interest rate you’ll pay, employers, utility companies, and rental companies often run credit checks to...

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Financial Literacy for Kids

Apr 6, 2018 | 2 minute read

No matter how enthusiastic you are, trying to formally teach finance to kids is a tall order that is likely to make their eyes glaze over. Hold their attention by keeping money lessons relevant,...

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GECU Announces New Partnership with Wood + Lamping LLP

Apr 4, 2018 | 1 minute read

Our mission is to Improve the Quality of Financial Lives. This not only pertains to our traditional financial services, but our non-traditional ones as well, including: Investment, Insurance, Real...

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5 Simple Steps to Creating Your Budget

Apr 2, 2018 | 3 minute read

A budget plays a crucial role in reaching your financial goals. A 2015 Bankrate study surveyed 1,001 Americans and found while many have a budget, less than 40% of respondents have cash to handle...

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Is a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit Right for Me?

Mar 30, 2018 | 3 minute read

We’ve all faced situations in life when having access to money or a line of credit would be extremely helpful. Whether you're handling an unexpected "cash crunch" (e.g., car repairs, medical...

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