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What are Simple, Effective Investing Strategies?

If you spend more than five minutes watching CNBC or scrolling through a financial website, you might get the impression that investing is complicated. It doesn’t have to be. You can tune out a lot of the noise and reach your long-term goals by following a few simple investing strategies: Use Mutual Funds and ETFs...

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Investing Basics 101

With thousands of stocks and even more mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to choose from, investing can be confusing. And perhaps anxiety inducing. Some good news is there is no need to devote endless hours to becoming an investing expert. You’ve got your life to live! Master a few key investing basics and you...

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How to Maximize Savings

Having savings tucked away in a bank account is the ultimate peace-of-mind financial move. It’s how you handle an unexpected expense without having to resort to putting it on a credit card that then charges you 16% or more interest when you can’t pay off the balance in full. Yet according to a recent federal...

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How to Pay Off Debt

While a big fat pay raise or bonus is welcome at any time, bringing in more income is not the only way to give a boost to your financial security. Paying off debt, especially high-interest credit card debt – is one of the best investments you can make. The average interest rate on credit card...

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How to Build a Budget

Budgets often get a bad rap. They are held out as some form of financial drudge work that is all pain and no pleasure. That totally misses the tremendous upside of a budget. A budget is your personal road map to get where you want to go. It isn’t some off-the-shelf package that doesn’t fit...

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Not All Retirement Accounts Are Created Equal

Planning for retirement takes financial know-how and prudent savings. Understanding the tax difference of these accounts (401(k), IRA, and HSA) will make it clear to where you should be making your first dollar retirement savings. We will review those account details.