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Stay Focused and Change Some Money Attitudes During Inflation

Inflation decreases purchasing power by driving up prices. You might consider altering your finances during times of high inflation. Investors and savers should review their plans. Higher interest rates cascade down to consumer products. 

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Lessons for College Kids: Three lessons to give your children before college.

One of the most stressful moments of a parent’s life is letting go, allowing your children to walk on their...

What Is a 529 Plan?

Do you have children? If so, you’ve likely spent time wondering how you’re going to pay for their college education.

I’m Confused — What the Heck is a 401(k), IRA, and Roth?

Roth—401(k)—IRA—oh my! What do all these numbers and letters mean anyway? Perhaps you know that they have something to do...

Student Loans and Marriage: Good Communication Helped Us Tackle Massive Debt

My wife, Tori, and I started dating about a decade ago. Little did we know then that we would face...

4 Tips for Deducting Charitable Donations from Your Taxes

It can be a stretch for households to donate to the less fortunate during the holiday season, but as the…

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...

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...

Eating the Estate Planning Elephant… One Bite at a Time, Part I

No one wants to look at it, no one even wants to think about it, yet there it looms —…

Teaching Your Kids about Money, Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, I outlined 13 best practices for teaching kids about money that I recommend…

Red State of Mind: Getting out of a debtor’s mindset

Getting into debt is one of the easiest things in the world for someone living in contemporary America. Every time…

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…

The Cost of Your Family Tree

Planning your finances for retirement is a challenge and it seems to only become more challenging as time moves on. …