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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 …

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Planning on Paying for Your Kids’ College Education? Consider a 529 Plan

If you’re like many parents, not only do you feel somewhat obligated to put your kids through college, but there’s…

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to…

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…


Allowances are a great way to teach your child to be financially literate, but it’s hard to know how to…

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

According to industry experts, most people don’t have enough life insurance. LIMRA, which keeps close tabs on the industry, recently…

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Working in Retirement: New trend or same old story? During the past year, one survey found 13% of workers now…

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

9 facts about retirement

Just entering retirement? Here’s what you need to know.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

Three important questions to consider before you start taking Social Security. Social Security is a critical component of the retirement…

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

A retiree‘s portfolio should reflect the lifestyle choices he or she makes in retirement. Does yours? Most portfolios are constructed…

Inflation and your money

The CPI has shown low inflation since ’09. Are your prices rising faster than the average?