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7 Reasons Not to Wait Until Thanksgiving to be Grateful

You don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving to be grateful.  You can be grateful every day.  It’s your choice.  Life might not be going swimmingly well for you every day.  I get it.  I truly hope you didn’t expect it


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The New Normal

The New Normal was a term to describe the financial conditions after The Great Recession of 2008-2009 by Mohamed El-Erian, currently the chief economic advisor at Allianz. The concept of the New Normal is that the economy would remain sluggish


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“It’s Not About the Money”

Don’t you just love it when a Major League athlete signs a huge contract with a new team and says, “It’s not about the money.” Bull Just to be clear: It’s always about the money!   Don’t get me wrong


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5 Reasons to Fund a 529 College Savings Plan

1) College is Expensive   Financing a college education today can be a big challenge.  Having written some checks for college I find it handy to have a cold six pack close by. According to the College Board, the average


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No Deposit. No Return.

What does this mean? If you don’t put something in (deposit) you won’t get something out (return). Isn’t that the truth? This applies whether you want to learn to play the guitar, improve your culinary skills or learn how to


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The Difference Between Good Debt and Bad Debt

    Good Debt   For most folks one of their primary goals is to be Debt Free.  With that said, there will be times when it is appropriate to borrow money. Good Debt is borrowing to purchase a home.


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