Category Archives for Financial Education

Why Being Too Conservative at Investing Can Prevent You From Having the Kind of Retirement You Want

Retirement is the ultimate goal for most people, most of us already have a vision early on of what we want retirement to be like for us.  Therefore, for years we strive and work hard at doing what we think are the “right things” that will put us in place of retiring when and the […]

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How To Avoid Being a Target

If I had a dime for every time over the course of my 27-year career I’ve heard the phrase “they don’t teach finance in school“ I’d be wealthier than I want to make my clients. This form of lament is especially common among high income earning professionals who quite commonly face unique sets of financial […]

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Strategies To Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

Your decision on when to retire and when to start collecting Social Security Benefits can greatly impact your retirement.  People are generally living longer today than they did before, which causes them to choose to work longer and delay retirement to save more money.  The age and method on when to start claiming Social Security […]

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Our Top 22 Ideas for Saving Money NOW!

Whether you are trying to reduce your monthly expenses or save for a major purchase, there are times when we all need to save more money. Here are some savings strategies to consider. Control Daily Spending Your everyday spending decisions can add up in ways you may not expect. Common behaviors that cost money include: […]

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As a partner, will I get Social Security when I retire? And if so, how much?

If you’re confused about Social Security, it’s no wonder. It’s about as clear as mud for most people, and the partnership structure can make it even more so. While most people are able to see exactly how much they contribute to Social Security on their W-2 each year, like partners at many other large partnerships, […]

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9 Steps To Eliminating Financial Stress

Financial stress and anxiety affect millions of people. Most of the stress we deal with during our adult life is sometimes caused by financial-related issues. The reasons for financial stress differ from person to person, but it is important to remember that worry won’t solve anything; taking action to alleviate financial woes, however, does. Here […]

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3 Simple Lessons For A Better Financial Future

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No matter how young you may have been when you started (properly) managing your personal finances you likely wish you had started sooner. If you have a son or daughter, grandchildren, or nieces and nephews — chances are they all need financial guidance. Financial planning skills are not taught in elementary school. For most Americans […]

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3 Good Reasons You Shouldn’t Skimp on Your Financial Education

As you review your personal finances and take stock of your investments don’t forget to assess the value of your own financial education. Sure, you have a knowledgeable financial advisor who handles all of that for you, but your own personal understanding of finances can help you make better, more informed decisions, or at least […]

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Budgeting Effectively, the Foundation for Financial Wellness

Budgeting effectively is an imperative skill to have, in fact, it is the foundation for overall Financial Wellness, and a fundamental piece in achieving financial freedom preserving your wealth.  However, recent studies have demonstrated that only 1 out of 3 Americans create a budget every month. It is not an easy task, but it also […]

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Talking to your kids about finance while avoiding an Eyeroll

As parents part of our job is to teach our kids how to be successful in life the best we can. This often includes having discussions about important issues and there may be nothing more important than the subject of money and finance. This can often be difficult since many us weren’t given much information […]

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