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  • Paying for CollegePaying for College
    Are you thinking about a college degree, but worried about paying back loans for college? Before you’ve even started attending college? It can be daunting to consider how much debt Americans go into for their degrees. U.S. News & World Report found the average bachelor’s degree graduate takes 21 years to pay off their loans. Twenty. One. Years!!!! Loans are the most talked about ...
  • Retirement Questions AnsweredRetirement Questions Answered
    Have you considered your life after retirement? We often imagine a life of leisure, traveling the world or visiting family- or even just staying at home focusing on hobbies. These are all great goals and sound relaxing, but there is a financial reality to be aware of for the retired years. Whatever you choose to do during retirement, be it taking up new skills or ...
  • Save Money – Send Them to Community CollegeSave Money - Send Them to Community College
    Young adults don’t know what they want to do with the rest of their lives right out of high school. The first couple of years of college are spent taking prerequisite classes. Most of these are the same, no matter what college you attend. Everyone must take English 101 and History. Whether you are going to be a doctor or ...
  • Who Created Retirement?Who Created Retirement?
    Retirement is a concept that did not exist before 1881. Those that lived before had nothing to look forward too. Once the people of that time hit the working-age, they started working. Most would continue working until they physically could not or until they died. All those years ago, this was the norm. They knew no other way. Lucky for us a man came along ...
  • Finding Joy in RetirementFinding Joy in Retirement
    We often think retirement will be a carefree time, without work worries what do we have to stress about?! The children are grown and out of the house (hopefully!), you’ve saved enough to live modestly or extravagantly, and you now have the time plus the health to be able to live some big dreams. You decide which passions to pursue and which people to ...
  • Marrying Later in Life, in Love and FinancesMarrying Later in Life, in Love and Finances
    Finding your soul-mate later in life can be great, whether it’s a second marriage or first time out of the gate.  Blending finances successfully together is one area that can be harder to accomplish as you get older. You’ve lived a whole life separately before now and both worked so hard to achieve goals financially, make sure you protect you and the ones you love ...