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Thursday, September 30, 2021

IF YOU’RE LIKE ONE OF MORE THAN 16 MILLION HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES, YOU’LL ENROLL IN A TRADITIONAL COLLEGE AFTER RECEIVING YOUR DIPLOMA, A TRENDING PATH (AT LEAST BEFORE COVID-19) FOR LATE TEENS. Indeed, over the past two...

 

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Early withdrawals from retirement accounts are not only costly, they can disrupt your financial future. Think about the long-term consequences before you tap your 401(k) for an emergency expense. Your 401(k) account is designed to help...

 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

The cost of college continues to escalate. If you have children or teens, develop a savings plan to help support their education. For most Americans, college is expensive (so much so that for those with young children, imagining the...

 

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Building Money Mindfulness There are practical steps you can take to strengthen your financial health. With a new year just underway, it’s the perfect time to take steps to shore up your financial stability. There are afew key...

 

Thursday, March 25, 2021

INSURANCE NEEDS ASSESSMENT: FOR EMPTY NESTERS AND RETIREES With the children now out of the house, financial priorities become more focused on preparing for retirement. At this stage, you may very likely be at the height of your...

 

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

INSURANCE NEEDS ASSESSMENT: MARRIED WITH CHILDREN A growing family, by definition, means growing financial obligations — both in the present and in the future. Raising children can increase your insurance needs and heightens the...

 

Thursday, March 11, 2021

INSURANCE NEEDS ASSESSMENT: WHEN YOU'RE NEWLY MARRIED Marriage changes everything, including insurance needs. Newly married couples should consider a comprehensive review of their current individual insurance coverage to determine if...

 

Thursday, March 4, 2021

INSURANCE NEEDS ASSESSMENT: WHEN YOU'RE YOUNG AND SINGLE The transition to adulthood is an exciting new stage that marks true independence. You may have graduated from college, taken your first job, and even rented your first apartment...

 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Recently, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that tax season will start a little later than usual. This year the IRS will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax returns on Friday, February 12, 2021.1In light of the December...

 

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

TAXREAD TIME: 3 MIN “DIRTY DOZEN” TAX SCAMS TO WATCH FOR Every year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting the myriad ways that people try to separate you from your money.¹ The...

 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

TAXREAD TIME: 3 MIN HOW TO APPEAL YOUR PROPERTY TAXES Between 30 percent and 60 percent of taxable property has an inflated assessment, which may lead to higher property tax bills. Moreover, typically fewer than 5 percent of taxpayers...

 

Thursday, August 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up nearly every aspect of American life. To say it’s been a difficult time would be an understatement. However, difficult times may open doors to new possibilities. Businesses are changing...

 

Thursday, July 30, 2020

In the era of COVID-19, and the financial woes it has created, I often get asked, “Why is the stock market holding up so well when the economy appears to be struggling?”To understand why the markets react — or...