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Feb 3, 2014

Medicare Premium Based on Income

If you just signed up for Medicare, you may be surprised to discover you are paying a much higher monthly premium than others.

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Sep 30, 2013

Financial Impact of Chronic Illness

Heart disease, cancer, arthritis, and diabetes are all examples of chronic illnesses. One out of every two Americans has some type of a chronic condition. While this can be a physical and mental challenge, it can also have a financial impact.

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Sep 23, 2013

Investment Lessons Based on Seinfeld

Humor can be the best teacher! Have you ever considered the life lessons portrayed in a Seinfeld episode? Many can be applied to investing.

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Sep 16, 2013

Tax Reducing Strategies for RMDs

If you are over 70 ½, read this article! The Internal Revenue Service requires you to withdraw a minimum amount each year from your retirement accounts. If you don’t need the money, you have options that can reduce your taxes either this year or in the future.

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Aug 26, 2013

Is College Worth it?

With the cost of college increasing; students acquiring significant debt; and the sluggish job market, is it worth getting a college degree?

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Jul 30, 2013

Elaine Bedel Provides Financial Advice in CNN Money Article

Twins stretch couple's $110,000 income thin

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Jun 25, 2013

15% of Your Gross Income is What it Takes

All it takes is 15% of your gross income to make a huge impact on your standard of living and choices during retirement.

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May 5, 2013

And They’re Off...Triple Crown Advice for Graduates

What an exciting time of year! Graduates are coming down the stretch headed for the real world and horse enthusiasts are hoping that Kentucky Derby winner, Orb, brings home the Triple Crown.

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Dec 2, 2012

Pay Expenses with Pre-Tax Dollars

As you sign up for your 2013 employee benefits, be sure to take advantage of the Health Savings Account or Medical Flexible Spending Account.

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Oct 21, 2012

Invest Like George Costanza

Not many people equate George Costanza from Seinfeld with smart decisions. However, sometimes the smartest people in the room are those that know their own limitations.

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Aug 5, 2012

Are Women Better Investors than Men?

Men seem more confident in their investing, but do they make more money? Who is better suited to react to the ups and downs of the market?

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Jul 9, 2012

75% of Women become Widows

Connie got taken by a shyster after her husband died. The supposed "financial advisor" sold her inappropriate investments, while collecting over a quarter million dollars in commissions.