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6 basic rules to financial freedom

January 31st, 2011 Doug Benjamin

Managing your finances can be a confusing and daunting process. But the reality is that mastering money isn’t that difficult. If you stick to a few basic rules and principles you’ll set yourself up for a life of financial freedom. Keep in mind that most of these rules are behavioral in nature, and changing your […]

5 Common Money Mistakes

January 31st, 2011 Barb Finney

In challenging economic times, you can’t afford to play fast and loose with your finances. Minor missteps can add up to thousands of lost dollars over time. Avoid five of the most common money mistakes, and you’ll start adding to your nest egg in no time. Money mistake #1: Living beyond your means This affects […]

How to help maximize your retirement income

January 25th, 2011 John Evans

The long-awaited golden years have arrived and you’re looking forward to enjoying your retirement. You’ve saved and invested wisely throughout your career to provide a stable financial cushion. But now that you’re an actual retiree – where do you go from here? Our simple retirement action plan provides you with some simple steps to help […]

Understanding financial terminology

January 25th, 2011 Doug Benjamin

Financial terminology can be confusing and intimidating – especially if you’re just entering the world of finances and investments. To help you get a grip on some of the most common words and phrases, we’ve put together a little cheat sheet for common financial terminology. Accrued Interest – Interest that accumulates over time on a […]

7 financial tips for empty nesters

January 18th, 2011 John Evans

With kids out of the house, the empty nest period is typically a time of high discretionary income and a high potential for relative savings. It is also the time to think seriously about retirement and get plans in place for the future. After all, with the “golden years” just around the corner you can’t […]

12 fundamentals of investing

January 18th, 2011 John Evans

As newlyweds, many couples begin to think more seriously about investing money for their future together. This can be very intimidating. As an investment novice, the fear of failure and seemingly endless choices can lead many people to completely avoid investments altogether. To help you get started in the investment world, we’ve identified 12 basic […]

6 tips for college savings

November 23rd, 2010 John Evans

Saving for your children’s college education can be a daunting and challenging prospect. After all – kids grow up fast, and college is expensive.

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