Money Management

3 Tips to Build Your Wealth While the Economy Is Good

February 20, 2015
Building Your Wealth While the Economy is Good

The U.S. unemployment rate for December 2014 was 5.6 percent, the lowest since June of 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hiring has also been strong for the past several months, and gas prices remain at their lowest levels since 2009. Current economic conditions are helping Americans recover from the damage suffered during […]

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2015 Resolutions for Financial Health

January 19, 2015
2015 Resolutions for Financial Health

If you’re like most people, you made a New Year’s resolution or two as December rolled into January – and some of those resolutions were probably money-related. The good news is, unlike most people, you can actually stick to those resolutions! It’s cliché, we know, but there really are simple and easy steps to follow […]

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How to Become a Millionaire by 40

January 13, 2015
How to be a millionaire by 40

It is the goal of most people to become millionaires. After all we have websites devoted to earning your first million, books written about how to get there, and this post as well. Unfortunately too many people throw out a vague goal of “retiring a millionaire” but don’t make a real conscious effort as to […]

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John Hancock Redefines Manager of Managers

November 19, 2014

Let’s be honest with ourselves, none of us are experts at everything.  That is why we rely on others to help us with the things that we don’t excel at.  This is how all of us should think about our investments.  You wouldn’t want to invest in a bond fund that is being run by […]

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Pay When You Profit, Not When You Invest

October 27, 2014

Investment is handled completely the wrong way in the finance industry. Think about it for a second: you pay management fees to a financial advisor to provide you with expert advice, and they get paid whether they’ve helped you to make a profit or a loss. When it’s their advice that’s led to you losing […]

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What Will a Degree Do For Your Finances?

June 18, 2014
College Degree Finances

A college degree can change your life. Not only can a degree expose you to new ideas and skills, but it can have a dramatic impact on your finances. Regardless of what major and career path you choose, completing a degree will improve your financial future in the following ways. It Will Help You Get […]

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Understanding Finances After Baby

June 9, 2014
Finances After Baby

Just over 18 months ago my first son was born. Although I had heard plenty about how your life changes after having a child, nothing can really prepare you for what comes next. And I’m not just talking about sleepless nights (although we never really felt like zombies, tired yes but not zombies), temper tantrums, […]

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