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The End of Social Security: What it Means for Your Retirement

9/24/21 9:01 AM

The recent news of declining Social Security Administration funding has many Americans concerned for their retirement.

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Financial Planning

7 Types of Insurance to Protect Your Nest Egg

9/17/21 9:00 AM

Insurance policies serve as a financial safeguard for your assets in the case of an accident. They are also an important component to any financial foundation.

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Financial Planning

Starting a Family: Finances You Need to Consider

9/10/21 8:27 AM

Starting a family is exciting, and when you begin to have children, you will likely adjust your savings goals, budgets, and the way you manage money. In addition to diapers, formula, clothing, and other daily baby essentials, there are also some other important costs you will need to consider before welcoming your new family member.

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Financial Planning, Retirement

Retire By 45: 5 Tips to Achieve Early Financial Freedom from The FIRE Movement

9/3/21 9:00 AM

Could you retire early? There are many who believe the age for retirement is most appropriately post-age 45. Surely, it’s possible with proper planning from the very beginning. But how?

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Financial Planning, Retirement, Economy

6 Podcasts for Financial Wellness

8/25/21 9:36 AM

Whether you’re creating a budget, saving for retirement, establishing a debt payoff plan, or sending your child to college, everyone can learn a thing or two when there are financial experts at your fingertips.

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Financial Planning

Using A Health Savings Account: What You Need to Know

8/20/21 9:00 AM

As enrollment season approaches, it’s important to know all your options when it comes to the financial aspects and tax advantages of different savings accounts. 

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Financial Planning

Sending Your Teen to College: Preparing a Student-Friendly Budget

8/13/21 9:00 AM

Going to college is exciting, but it also requires some financial planning, which is why budgets are so important for students. Aside from tuition, room and board, and textbooks, you need to consider everyday spending and savings, as well as sound financial habits.

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Financial Planning

Preparing to Buy Your First Home

8/6/21 10:47 AM

Buying a home is the biggest purchase most people will make in their lifetime. While saving up for a down payment may take some time, establishing goals and understanding what goes into the purchase will help you prepare financially for your first home. There are many tips and tricks, as well as federally backed programs to help you reach your homeownership dreams.

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Markets, Financial Planning, Retirement, Economy

Second Quarter Market Wrap-up from John Slavic

7/23/21 3:02 PM

This week, the market initially swooned as fears of an upsurge in the COVID-19 variant “Delta” threatened a renewal of shutdowns in various parts of the country. The market fell sharply on Monday, but then spent most of the week regaining lost ground, ultimately turning positive as the market found its footing. This week, several key companies reported earnings, many of which reported better than expected results. Today, both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ sit at record highs in inter-day trading.

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Financial Planning

Saving for College 101

7/22/21 12:00 PM

For many, going to college means increased opportunity, specialized careers, and learning skills that last a lifetime, and all those things come with a hefty price tag. But regardless of who is paying for your education, it can often bring a wave of financial stress and anxiety.

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