What You Should Know about Changing Homeowners Insurance Policies

Homeowner’s insurance is critical for keeping our most valuable asset protected from unexpected hazards and events. While everyone would agree it’s necessary to have, there may be times when you want to switch from one insurer to another. You may shop around and find more affordable coverage, or you may want a plan that better […]

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Retirement Crisis: Are We There Yet?

Individuals on the verge of retirement face a number of unique challenges that were not issues for prior generations of retirees. Unlike those already retired, the bulk of whom rely on employer pensions, those nearing retirement age will draw their retirement incomes from a variety of sources including private investments, like 401(k) accounts. Yet investor […]

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Investing on the Brain: 3 Psychological Biases That Can Impact How You Invest

Are you becoming overly focused on market ups and downs—and feeling tempted to sell off when the markets start to drop? Loss aversion may also help explain why some people choose to stay on the sidelines and avoid investing altogether. recency bias occurs when people choose investments based on whatever the most recent top performers […]

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6 Money Moves to Make on Leap Day

Leap Day may not be a very fun day, it may not be a holiday, but it can help you gain perspective, this day you not happen again until another four years. This is great opportunity to review what we have done well, and what has changed since the Leap Day. At the link below […]

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Motorcycle Insurance: A Beginners Guide

Riding a motorcycle can be a dangerous activity. Even if you are an excellent rider and experienced, accidents can still occur. Due to this, it is important to carry good insurance coverage. Motorcycle insurance is similar to automobile insurance, with the same basic things covered. Obtaining motorcycle insurance is as simple as obtaining coverage for […]

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Should You Get a 401(k) Loan to Pay Your Taxes?

When you find yourself owing money in federal income taxes, figuring out how to pay the bill can be a challenge. It may be tempting to consider taking a loan from your 401K retirement plan, but there are both pros and cons to this approach. On the positive side, most individuals with a 401K plan […]

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10 Trendy Renovations That Can Boost Your Home’s Value

Home remodeling is an exciting and sometimes risky endeavor. An analysis of 3 recent Remodeling Costs vs Value reports provides trendy home remodeling projects that will retain their value taking some of the guesswork and anxiety out of home remodels. Projects such as major and minor kitchen and bath remodels, siding and window replacements, deck […]

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A Policy Fix for Long-Term Care?

The news surrounding the issue of long term care and the costs associated with long term care are not all negative. Even though long term care costs are going to have a serious financial impact on everyday families in the future. Luckily long term care is becoming more of a public issue and the government […]

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Six ways to finance your next home improvement project

There are six different ways to pay for next your next major home improvement project. You can always chose the option of refinancing your mortgage. This could free up needed and may be the best choice at the lowest interest rate. The next is to take out money on the equity in your home.  You […]

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Money Matters Beneficiary Tips

On this weeks “Money Matters”, we discuss three true or false questions. Whether insurance pays the benefits owed to the beneficiary even if that person is a minor. Will trumps a life insurance policy beneficiary listed? Also whether you should have a secondary beneficiary listed. Do beneficiaries that are minors receive payment from insurance companies? […]

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