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debt snowball vs debt avalanche
How to Pay Off Debt: Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche
Debt: just the word itself has the ability to cause stress. Debt can create an overwhelming feeling of dread that just won’t seem to go away. This blog will discuss two popular ways to tackle debt - the debt snowball...
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retirement planning
4 Steps to a Secure Retirement
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Retirement planning is a multistep process that evolves over time. To have a comfortable, secure retirement, you need to build the financial security to fund it all. The intention is to pay attention and plan ahead as to how you’ll...
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estate tax
What is the Federal Estate Tax?
Taxes are a complicated matter for many people. They may dislike the fact they are being taxed, or simply not understand why Uncle Sam gets such a large cut of their hard earned money. Income tax is what most people...
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tips for diversifying your investment portfolio
Tips for Diversifying Your Investment Portfolio
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Diversification is a common investment strategy among financial planners and individual investors. The main goal of diversification is to mix and blend different investments into your portfolio. Holding different types of investments helps to minimize the risk of losing capital...
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emergency fund
Do I Need an Emergency Fund?
Do I need an emergency fund? The short answer is yes! Unfortunately, that tends to lead to more questions such as, what is an emergency fund, why should I set one up, and where do I save the funds for...
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