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3 Things to Do Immediately Following a Large Windfall


3 Things You Should Do Immediately Following a Large Windfall

This past weekend history was made in horse racing at the 145th run of the Kentucky Derby. For the first time ever, the horse to cross the finish line first was soon after disqualified. After multiple objections from other jockeys in the race, Maximum Security’s victory lap was cut short and his undefeated title was

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The Changes in Retirement


The Changes in Retirement Over the Past 40 Years and Why You Should Pay Attention

If you’re someone that has planned for retirement diligently or someone that is nearing retirement, then you’ve likely noticed the ways in which retirement has changed since its beginning. The companies we work for today are nothing like the first companies of American history, and their retirement plans are no different. The first companies in

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4 Crazy March Madness Money Facts You Won't Believe


4 Crazy March Madness Money Facts You Won’t Believe

With March Madness being one of the most exciting and most-watched sports tournaments every year, it’s not surprising how steep the ticket prices reach. A regular season game ticket can reach up to as high as a couple hundred dollars, and the March Madness games only multiply those prices. Cities that are lucky enough to

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A Response to the College Cheating Scandal: What NOT to do When Preparing for College

The recent college cheating scandal has led to the arrest of 50 individuals and counting. Those involved include former Full House star Lori Laughlin, a.k.a. Aunt Becky, and her husband Mossimo (Fashion Designer). Additionally, actress Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives) has also been charged. While these are the most recognizable names flashing recent news headlines, they

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How to Travel in Style and Still Stay Within Budget

Summer is right around the corner! Have you started planning your family vacations? When it comes to traveling, are there some things you’re willing to skimp on in order to save money, and other things you just can’t do without? Traveling in complete luxury isn’t always the most practical choice, especially if the business isn’t

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Are You Lighting Your Money on Fire? What Not to Do With Your Wealth

If you’re reading this blog, our guess is that you’ve probably been quite successful at building or accumulating assets. However, the way you built those assets was probably not from traditional investing and tax-know how. You likely hired a financial advisor, CPA, and possibly an attorney along the course of your wealth-building journey. We’re assuming these separately-hired

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Financial Resolutions and How to Keep Them

While the majority of Americans make resolutions, only half of them make it to the end of the month before they break their resolutions. The most popular resolutions made at the start of the new year revolve around dieting, exercising, and – you guessed it – finances. When making resolutions in general, one makes goals

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4 Last Minute Gifts for Your Millennial

Your children may not be little kids anymore, rather, they now have kids of their own. Nevertheless, you want their holiday present to be just a special as the retriever puppy you gave them back in 2000 when they were 8 years old. Over the past 18 years your kids have grown up quickly. Today

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Tax Tips: 3 Moves You Need to Make Now

2018 brought a lot of changes to the tax law for all tax payers. Whether you are a big business owner, a small business owner, or an individual filer, you experienced some changes. With these changes in consideration, it’s extra important for taxpayers to stay on top of their taxes as the year ends and

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Top 5 Luxury Vehicles Hitting the Lot in 2019

This list of vehicles is not for the Average Joe or Plain Jane, simple because very few people can afford a true luxury car. These stylish vehicles are for the select few who live their life in style and like to stand out from the crowd.

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