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Jul 23, 2014

How Obama’s Student Loan Changes Impact Borrowers AND Taxpayers

Our nation’s student loan debt is over $1,000,000,000,000. Yes, visually much more impactful than saying $1 trillion, right?

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Apr 15, 2014

Is Student Debt Unmanageable?

College loans exceed 1.2 trillion dollars! Most of this debt is owed to the U.S. government student loan programs. Since this represents 6% of our national debt, non-repayment is a serious matter.

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Feb 26, 2014

A Family Guide Towards Developing a Money Philosophy

Starting at a young age, it is important to develop the fundamental financial principles that you can rely on throughout your life. If you can introduce your family to 2 distinct financial ways of thinking, a sense of perspective, balance and positivity will follow, no matter your family’s financial situation.

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Dec 23, 2013

The Year is Over: How did you do?

It’s December 23! How are you feeling? Maybe a little stressed if your 2013 financial goals are unmet.

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Sep 23, 2013

The Unexpected Costs of Home Ownership

As we all know, buying a home is big decision. As a first-time home buyer, many of us don’t know the unexpected costs associated with this purchase

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Feb 22, 2013

Financial Aid Deadline Approaching

With the increasing cost of college, parents are looking to take advantage of financial aid whenever possible. A key driver to getting financial aid is the completion of the FAFSA form.

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Jan 18, 2013

Sow Your Investment Seeds

Like a seed, growth takes time and patience. To find success in investing, you must sow a seed and be patient in letting it grow. At times, investors seek quick and easy returns on their investments.

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Oct 8, 2012

Investors Miss Market Returns

The stock market is up over 16% so far in 2012. However, based on history, most individual investors have achieved far less. Why? Even conscientious investors have emotions.

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Jul 31, 2012

Do Career and Employer Stock Mix?

You get a paycheck and nice benefits from your employer. You invest in your employer stock through your 401(k) or via options and grants. Are you putting too many eggs in one basket?

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May 6, 2012

Cents-Less Financial Mistakes

Whether you realize it or not, you are constantly making decisions that impact your future financial wellbeing. It may not cost you today, but these “cents-less” mistakes will certainly cost you tomorrow.

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Oct 31, 2011

Golf Your Way to Financial Success

Playing golf in 40 degree weather is not as much fun as it may seem, but a few weekends ago it taught me a valuable lesson.

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Sep 15, 2011

A Ponzi Scheme, A Sports Team, and Your Money

After the Bernie Maddoff scandal in 2009, most people have heard the term Ponzi Scheme used at least once or twice. So what is a Ponzi Scheme, anyway?