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A Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance

Nov 15, 2019 | 5 minute read

It’s a fact, people today are living longer, and the odds of requiring some sort of long-term care increases as you get older. As the costs of home care, nursing homes, and assisted living rise,...

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Why Good Credit Is Still Needed After You Retire

Nov 13, 2019 | 6 minute read

During your working years, you probably followed your credit score closely when you needed a new car or home loan. As you near or enter retirement, the reasons to maintain good credit, while...

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October Market Update

Nov 5, 2019 | 12 minute read

Investors continued to buy stocks, pushing values higher in October. Each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted solid monthly gains despite signs that the economy is slowing, both...

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Life Insurance: Build a Foundation and Protect the Ones You Love

Oct 22, 2019 | 6 minute read

The moment you become an adult, a spouse, or a parent changes everything. Not only do you need to take care of yourself, but you now have someone else to care for and protect. Planning for the...

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How to Pay Off Student Loan Debt

Oct 16, 2019 | 4 minute read

Whether you just recently graduated college or completed your degree several years ago, you likely took out one or more student loans to help finance your degree. At the start of the 2019 - 2020...

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Q3 2019: Quarterly Market Update

Oct 11, 2019 | 12 minute read

The third quarter was full of ups and downs for stocks, much like the second quarter. Stock values moved in response to the rhetoric from the participants in the trade war between the United...

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How to Avoid Financial Stress During the Shopping Season

Oct 1, 2019 | 4 minute read

The holiday season has a way of stretching any budget, making it difficult to pay for gifts, decorations, and groceries, as well as normal everyday expenses. It’s no wonder people get stressed!...

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The Most Common Credit Card Fees and How to Avoid Them

Sep 11, 2019 | 4 minute read

Credit cards can be a useful way to help manage your money, if they are used the right way. Many also offer points, cash back, or other reward opportunities for making purchases. Plus, they can...

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11 Things to Know as a First-Time Homebuyer

Aug 21, 2019 | 6 minute read

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial investments you’ll make in your life! With such a big decision at hand, it’s important to understand the home buying process and potential...

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Everything You Need to Know About Home Equity Lines of Credit

Aug 7, 2019 | 6 minute read

Among the various perks that come with being a homeowner, one is watching your home’s equity rise while your mortgage loan amount decreases. With this built up equity, you can take advantage of...

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