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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?

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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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