Archive for April 2016

How to Handle Finances with Class

Going back to college as a grown adult is a big decision. In the long run, the skills and knowledge acquired from additional education can help land a higher-paying job. The question is if the temporary costs and time constraints of paying for classes will provide a satisfactory return on investment. [CLICK HERE to read…

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Difference in Stagnant Market Could be Startups

The jobs report from January 2016 revealed gains in some industries and declines in others, with the net result putting the unemployment rate at 4.9 percent, roughly the same as the month before. Areas on the rise included retail, food and beverage, health care and manufacturing; declines were seen in private educational services, transportation, warehousing…

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Pondering Retirement Relocation?

There often are two schools of thought among new retirees: (1) Stay put, or (2) “Get out of Dodge.” For those interested in moving, there’s a proliferation of questions to address. For example, where would you go? Do you have a favorite vacation spot where you’ve always dreamed of living? Can you afford to live…

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It’s Never Too Early to Plan Your Retirement

Even when you’ve determined an exact date you want to retire, it’s hard to know how many years your retirement will last. So it stands to reason that planning for an early retirement could be a challenge. However, there are ways. We can take a look at your current financial situation and figure out if…

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