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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 be able to live the golden years as you envision them? Here are some unexpected and often underestimated expenses and tips to consider when...

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Prioritizing Your Retirement Needs, Part II
Realistic Retirement: Leveraging expectations with reality

Our culture builds a certain degree of optimism around the concept of retirement—people always “can’t wait until they can retire”…

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…

Allowances

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

Protecting Your Identity

Identity theft.  They say that in this world there is now one degree of separation between any individual and someone…

2014 Financial Resolutions

This time of year, a lot of us start making New Year’s resolutions. We want to get in shape, quit…

5 Things To Know About Your Parents Financial Future

Parents spend their entire lives planning for their children’s future but, as goes the circle of life, there comes a…

Considerations When Choosing Your Executor

While no one would likely characterize drafting a will as an exciting task, it certainly is an essential one. After…

2013 Tax Changes

As 2013 wanes, I’m reminded that this year there are a number of tax changes slated to take effect that…

‘Tis the Season: Shoring up for the impending winter shopping spree

As the weather gets progressively cooler there’s a bit of a bite in the air, and Fall truly begins to…

The Student Loan Bubble

Call it a bubble, call it a catastrophe, call it whatever you’d like, but student loan debt has become an…

4 Common Retirement Blunders

The prospect of finally retiring can be an exhilarating one, and saying goodbye to the daily grind can be immensely…