Financial Fitness

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3 Steps to Create an Effective Family Budget

BY Brynne Conroy

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Public companies are required to issue certain financial documents at regular intervals. On an annual basis, there is one document in particular that every investor …

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New to the US? Learn How to Build Your Credit

BY Emily Omier

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There are plenty of hurdles faced by people who come to the United States from abroad, whether they are studying for two years or moving …

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How to Avoid Holiday Over-Spending

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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There are some among us who get all of their holiday shopping done by September. My mother-in-law is one of them. Then there are those …

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How to Get Your Family’s Finances In Order

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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If National Financial Planning Month flew by without you noticing (it was October), you are not alone. But before we begin the downward slide into …

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Property Insurance and Natural Disasters: Is Your Home Covered?

BY Erik Neilson

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When it comes to living the American Dream, there are few milestones that can compare with owning a home for the first time. Homeownership comes …

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What Happens to my Student Loans if I Die?

BY Emily Omier

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If you have substantial student loan debt, it might seem like your student loans have a life of their own. So would they live on …

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How to Minimize Inheritance Costs

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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A phenomenon described by economists and financial planners as “the Great Wealth Transfer” has begun. The oldest members of the baby boomer generation are now …

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Do You Have Life Insurance? Then You Need a Trust Fund

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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As we’ve said before, trust funds aren't just for rich people. There are many trust fund benefits for an average family. For example, if you …