Mad Max Was Wrong

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA Mad Max 2 known as The Road Warrior was a 1981 movie that was the second installment of the Mad Max film series. The star

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Why Everyone Needs a $1 Million Umbrella Policy (or More)

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA What Is an Umbrella Policy?   Personal umbrella insurance is the insurance that is designed to give you liability protection beyond the protection provided by

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3 Things In Life You Only Want the Best Of

            1) Seat Belts – Pretty Obvious    2) Parachutes – Any Questions?    3) Financial Advice

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Only The Thrifty Survive

  Andy Grove, the retired CEO of Intel wrote a book, Only the Paranoid Survive. It’s tough to argue with the title of this book. We are just going to tweak this to, Only the Thrifty Survive.     The

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Why The Affluent (Mostly) Ignore the News

    There is no shortage of new. Television, radio, newspapers, magazines and of course, the internet. 24/7/365 information is coming at you. Whoever named it the ‘information age’ sure got it right!  

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Make Your Checks Payable to the Smith Family Education Fund…

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This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA Really? It’s difficult enough when someone passes away.  It’s even more difficult when someone passes away with minor children.  It’s unbelievable when someone with minor

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5 Examples of Disruption Being Very Expensive

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This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA Disruption has been a very big theme for quite some time now. Marc Andreessen famously said, “Why Software is Eating the World.” And this was

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Why Defense First Wins Your Financial Planning Game

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This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA “Offense sells tickets. Defense wins championships.” Paul “Bear” Bryant – Former Head Football Coach University of Alabama and six-time National Champions. Defense wins championships. It

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5 Easy Steps to Get a Paycheck in Retirement

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA   Playing more golf, going to the beach or spending more time with your grandchildren is how some visualize their retirement.  During your working career

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