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Aug 19, 2011

Financial Issues Facing College Students

Whether your student is an incoming Freshman or a rising Senior, helping them become financially astute will pay dividends for the rest of their lives. Effective money management must begin now.

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Jul 27, 2011

Safety In Numbers

Last week, my wife and I enjoyed a little vacay, if you will, in the Pacific Northwest. It was a great opportunity for me to indulge my people-watching itch.

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Jul 22, 2011

Top 5 Things to Look for in a Financial Planner

If there's one thing you want to know about your financial planner, it's this: Is he or she qualified? This isn't necessarily something you can find out from surfing the Web. Here are five things you’ll want to know when you’re selecting a financial planner.

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Jun 16, 2011

Mental, Physical and Financial Discipline

So, my brother just finished an insane 10-mile endurance obstacle course designed by British Special Forces called Tough Mudder.

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May 19, 2011

Anticipate the Unexpected. Prepare for the Unknown.

Why are we waking up each morning to go to work? Are we working for ourselves, or are we driven to attain success in order to support the well-being of our family?

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Apr 12, 2011

Student Loans are Annoying, So Have Someone Else Pay’em!

If you know someone who works in the public service industry, i.e. employed by the government, military, public safety and law enforcement, nurse, teacher, childcare, social worker, etc, and currently has a student loan balance, then keep reading!

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Mar 7, 2011

Another Reason to Have a Baby

Today, I’m making a list of the Top 5 Reasons to Have a Baby. Yes, I said it. Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Have a Baby!

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Nov 2, 2010

Out-Smarting Uncle Sam is Fun

Most of us have 401(k) or 403(b) retirement plans at work, right? A question I’m often asked is whether it’s better to contribute to a Roth IRA or a 401(k).

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Aug 9, 2010

I Wanna Be, Forever Young!

As the great days of college will soon come to an end, you will all sit back, relax, and smile while thinking about the good times and the unforgettable moments.

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Jul 6, 2010

You Must Buy this Stock, Now!

Think about the first time you received advice from a friend on buying a stock. Was it a stock you had heard of before? Often, these friends have hot information about an up-and-coming technology stock that’s sure to boom. Easy money!

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Jun 20, 2010

The Power of Compounding Interest

Many times we look at our short-term goals—buying the latest hot car, Xbox360, or 50-inch 1080P 120HZ LCD HDTV (I’ve done my research)—when we really should be focusing on the big financial picture.

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Mar 31, 2010

This Article Makes Me Sound Old

When I talk to our generation about money and finances, I let them know a few simple facts. When the government goes into debt, someone else has to pay it back (this relates to all political parties).