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Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Most Americans know the fundamentals of good health: exercise, proper diet, sufficient sleep, regular check-ups and no smoking or excessive alcohol. Yet, despite this knowledge, changing existing behaviors can be difficult. Look no further than the New Year Resolution, 80% of which fail by...

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A Decision Not Made Is Still A Decision

Whether through inertia or trepidation, investors who put off important investment decisions might consider the admonition offered by motivational speaker...

Teaching Your Kids about Money, Part 1

Tackling this issue is on the forefront of agendas for many non-profit and financial institutions alike but as we noted...

Meeting with an Advisor

When we go to the doctor, we are all used to hearing those basic questions that they start their check-ups...

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

Understanding the ways credit and debt work for and against you are some of the first steps toward understanding personal...

How Women Can Prepare For Retirement

When our parents retired, living to 75 amounted to a nice long life, and Social Security was often supplemented by...

How to Dig Yourself Out of Debt

Debt: the deep hole that seems so effortless to dig but impossible to climb out from. With every new credit...

Planning for the Retirement Dream

Many of us picture our retirement years spent enjoying life without working, but have you planned for everything? Will you...

Strategies for Managing Your Student Loan Debt

Unfortunately, the “hair of the dog” won’t cure this headache, but here are some ideas for managing your student loan...

Five Steps to Cutting the Financial Umbilical Cord

One of the biggest impediments standing in the way of retirement for today’s baby boomers is their children.  Everyone knows...

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Everyone loves a winner. If an investment is successful, most people naturally want to stick with it. But is that...

Don’t Put These Things on Your Credit Card

With the economy slowly but surely recovering many Americans are pressed to put more and more expenses on credit cards...

Prioritizing Your Retirement Needs, Part II