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Jun 30, 2014

How to Survive a Divorce

Divorce is a traumatic experience. Financial aspects can create great stress. Settlement decisions are hard to make if you don’t have a clear and complete understanding of the family’s current financial situation and what your future may look like.

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Jun 23, 2014

Marriage and Money

Summer is the time of love, weddings, discussions! Yes, marriage and money go hand-in-hand.

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Apr 8, 2014

Yes, You Can Contribute!

I am amazed when people tell me they are not eligible to contribute to an IRA. This is not true!

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Mar 31, 2014

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin has been in the news due to the largest on-line exchange, Mt. Gox, suspending trading in February 2014 and filing for protection from creditors.

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Mar 24, 2014

Does Inflation Matter?

To most of us, inflation means higher prices. The grocery bill goes up, it costs more to go to the movies and to buy a car. But, what else is impacted by inflation?

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Mar 10, 2014

Should Investors Worry about Ukraine?

We live in a global community. Activities anywhere in the world can have an impact, positive or negative, on our investment markets. So, what about Russia and the Ukraine?

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Mar 3, 2014

GDP and Importance to Investors

The GDP for the fourth quarter of 2013 was just released. It was lower than expected.

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Feb 17, 2014

Penalty-Free Money from IRA

You need money and your only source is an IRA. You are not yet age 59 ½, so any money withdrawn will be subject to the early withdrawal penalty.

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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 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?