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Investment Planning: The Basics

Jul 31, 2018 | 5 minute read

Why do so many people never obtain the financial independence that they desire? Often it's because they just don't take that first step — getting started. Besides procrastination, other excuses...

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Phishing and How to Recognize It

Jun 25, 2018 | 3 minute read

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Getting Started: Establishing a Financial Safety Net

Jun 25, 2018 | 3 minute read

In times of crisis, you don't want to be shaking pennies out of a piggy bank. Having a financial safety net in place can ensure that you're protected when a financial emergency arises. One way to...

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Best Ways to Save On Your Vacation this Summer

Jun 6, 2018 | 3 minute read

It’s no secret planning the summer vacation you’ve been dreaming about can become costly. When you start factoring in travel, lodging, dining, and activities, the expenses can add up quickly. Here...

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Six Keys to More Successful Investing

May 21, 2018 | 6 minute read

A successful investor maximizes gain and minimizes loss. Though there can be no guarantee that any investment strategy will be successful and all investing involves risk, including the possible...

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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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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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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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