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  • How Grandparents can teach financial lessons

    Money lessons are among the most important instructions that kids must learn at home. Parents can help a child to become responsible with their finances by teaching lessons on saving money for items you want, for example. Apart from moms and dads, grandparents — who have plenty of life experiences to share with the young […]

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  • Giving Wisely to Maximize Your Charitable Impact

    Two new studies conducted at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University found that giving to others makes us happier than giving to ourselves. To help you share this joy, here are some ideas for end-of-the-year giving, although there’s no need to wait. Generosity doesn’t have a deadline. Write a check or donate items You […]

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  • Happy National Dollar Day!

      Happy National Dollar Day! While the dollar may not go as far as it used to, it’s still an important currency whether you are spending one or saving. Here are some fun facts about the dollar bill in honor of #DollarDay.   The average $1 bill circulates for 5.8 years. The dollar represents 45% […]

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  • Focusing on Financial Progress

    Many of us may think waiting ‘til January 1 to implement financial change is the way to go, but trying to tackle multiple goals at once may just be too much. It makes much more sense to slowly and steadily tackle your financial objectives – so why not start now?™ Start Small Changing habits may […]

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  • 3rd Quarter Market Perspectives 2019

    President Trump’s infamous tweets on trade continue to spark serious disputes between the world’s most influential superpowers as a fickle Federal Reserve (Fed), rising recessionary fears, and the upcoming U.S. presidential election top the list of potential domestic risks. Mix in a global economic slowdown, Brexit uncertainty, Italy’s budget crisis, escalating tensions with Iran, the […]

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  • Online Shopping Musts

    Billions of dollars will be spent online in the next month and while most transactions will be uneventful, online shopping security is not a given. These tips can help. Have up-to-date virus protection on your computer that also scans for malware. Before you enter credit card information at a retailer’s website, check to make sure that the […]

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