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Thinking of Buying an RV or Motor Home? Think Again!
personal finance

Thinking of Buying an RV or Motor Home? Think Again!

A Lemon Law attorney has some insights on the downsides of RV ownership you should think about before putting your money down and hitting the road.
May 16, 2021
5 Ways to Prevent Working Mom Burnout
careers

5 Ways to Prevent Working Mom Burnout

Practical advice on managing the demands that come from handling a career and a family at the same time … from one working mom to all the others out …
May 15, 2021
Is Your Spouse a Financial Bully? Subtle Signs of Abuse to Watch for
personal finance

Is Your Spouse a Financial Bully? Subtle Signs of Abuse to Watch for

Does your spouse sabotage your career or demand you tell them about all your purchases? These are signs they are trying to control you through money. …
May 14, 2021
Yes, You Can Collect Social Security from an Ex-Spouse: Here’s How
social security

Yes, You Can Collect Social Security from an Ex-Spouse: Here’s How

It’s always smart to maximize your Social Security benefits, and if you are divorced, one way to do that might be to take them based on your ex’s earn…
May 13, 2021
Here’s What Couples Need to Know About Merging Finances
personal finance

Here’s What Couples Need to Know About Merging Finances

Couples trying to mesh their money styles have a lot to think about. To help decide how to handle things, try some tips from a financial adviser who h…
May 12, 2021

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How the Social Security Earnings Test May Affect Your Retirement
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How the Social Security Earnings Test May Affect Your Retirement

If you start taking Social Security benefits before your full retirement age and decide to continue working, you need to understand how the earnings t…
May 11, 2021
The Odds Say Long-Term Care May Be in Your Future: Are You Prepared?
long term care insurance

The Odds Say Long-Term Care May Be in Your Future: Are You Prepared?

There are options other than long-term care insurance, so it’s a good idea to examine your options sooner rather than later.
May 11, 2021
Is an Annuity a Good Choice for You? Questions to Ask
annuities

Is an Annuity a Good Choice for You? Questions to Ask

Find out if you’re a good candidate for an annuity, and if so, which kind you might want to consider.
May 10, 2021
Your Daughter Will Thank You for Teaching Her These 5 Financial Lessons
personal finance

Your Daughter Will Thank You for Teaching Her These 5 Financial Lessons

On her first Mother’s Day as an expectant mom, a financial adviser shares five fantastic reasons to teach our daughters about finances, along with spe…
May 9, 2021
6 Things to Consider If You Are a Strong, Independent (and Single) Woman
personal finance

6 Things to Consider If You Are a Strong, Independent (and Single) Woman

Lessons from my own 20s as a single woman for help getting ahead financially, staying ahead and living the life that you really want.
May 8, 2021
5 Ways to Make Sane Investments When Everyone Else Is Crazy
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5 Ways to Make Sane Investments When Everyone Else Is Crazy

When grandmas and Uber drivers are boasting about profiting on Bitcoin and SPACs, don’t get sucked in to the hype. Here’s how to make sure your invest…
May 7, 2021
5 Mind-Altering Wealth Strategies for Successful Business Owners
entrepreneurship

5 Mind-Altering Wealth Strategies for Successful Business Owners

Your company is a tool for building wealth. Learn how to develop your mindset to catapult you to the next level of financial success just by changing …
May 6, 2021
Are You Still Chasing the Almighty Dollar, Even Though You Have Plenty to Retire?
retirement

Are You Still Chasing the Almighty Dollar, Even Though You Have Plenty to Retire?

In our experience, many have saved enough money to retire comfortably. Yet too many worry about their money running out and want more. Maybe it’s tim…
May 6, 2021
Bill and Melinda Gates End Their Marriage, But Their Inspiration Lives on
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Bill and Melinda Gates End Their Marriage, But Their Inspiration Lives on

Their shared commitment to giving inspired others — including me — to give big, too. I formed the non-profit Savvy Ladies to help women take financia…
May 5, 2021
Umbrella Insurance – Do I Need It?
insurance

Umbrella Insurance – Do I Need It?

You might think your home and auto insurance offer more than enough coverage, but if you’re wrong, one very bad day could wipe out your wealth. That’s…
May 5, 2021
From Bitcoin to GameStop to SPACs: 8 Tips for Mania Investing
investing

From Bitcoin to GameStop to SPACs: 8 Tips for Mania Investing

It’s true, there is money to be made (or lost!) in crazy stock trends, and it can be exciting. So, sometimes it’s OK to jump on the bandwagon … as lon…
May 5, 2021
Taxes, Taxes and More Taxes
tax planning

Taxes, Taxes and More Taxes

In light of the recent proposals by President Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders and Chris Van Hollen, here’s what could be coming and some ideas on how t…
May 4, 2021
Why Today’s Retirees Need to Pursue Tax-Minimization Strategies
tax planning

Why Today’s Retirees Need to Pursue Tax-Minimization Strategies

IRAs are the name of the game for today’s retirees. While they come with helpful tax breaks for savers, pulling money out in retirement comes with maj…
May 4, 2021
What Is a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange?
real estate investing

What Is a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange?

If you have real estate investments, you’ve probably heard of the term, but you may not have a full understanding of what this valuable tax-deferral m…
May 4, 2021
3 Retirement Fairy Tales on Social Media: To Be Happy, Don’t Believe Them!
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3 Retirement Fairy Tales on Social Media: To Be Happy, Don’t Believe Them!

The secret to a happy retirement can’t be found in the smiling fairy tale you see on Facebook. The fact is, while retirement has its joys, it also has…
May 4, 2021
How NFL Draftees Can Avoid Going Broke
personal finance

How NFL Draftees Can Avoid Going Broke

It’s an all-too-common fate for many — but it’s avoidable with a little planning, according to a financial planner specializing in helping professiona…
May 3, 2021
4 Potential Problems with Equity Compensation, and How to Solve Them
personal finance

4 Potential Problems with Equity Compensation, and How to Solve Them

Anyone who receives stock options, restricted stock units or other forms of equity compensation needs to understand how they work and how they are tax…
May 3, 2021
The Consequences of Gray Divorce
Divorce

The Consequences of Gray Divorce

Divorce has financial consequences for everyone, no matter what your age. But for those 50 and up, there are some special circumstances that make divo…
May 2, 2021
10 Ways to Fail Miserably at Office Politics
careers

10 Ways to Fail Miserably at Office Politics

Successfully navigating the workplace takes social skills as well as job smarts. To get ahead, make sure you avoid these 10 office politics blunders.
May 2, 2021
How Might Archegos’ $10 Billion in Losses Affect Your Retirement?
retirement

How Might Archegos’ $10 Billion in Losses Affect Your Retirement?

Could derivatives cause the next financial crisis like they did in 2008? I’m seeing some very troubling signs.
May 1, 2021