Two Things People Often Forget About When Planning Their Finances

21 February 2017
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Most people are very familiar with the common tenets of financial planning, such as spend less than you earn and max out your retirement savings. However, there are a few pieces of advice that aren't passed around as often. Here are two things you need to factor in when organizing your money moves to meet your financial goals. Look Out for Tax Advantages Most people would prefer not to think about their taxes unless they absolutely have to, and it's not just because people hate having to dash off a check to the government. Read More 

Why Assessing Your Company’s Future Matters To Your Risk Management Plan

21 September 2016
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When considering the types of financial and technological risks your company may face every day, you might think about how your assessment of your company's future is vital. This can be especially important for companies that collect and store their customer's personal and financial data. Planning ahead for your company's present and possible future financial and technological risks can help you create a risk management plan you count on for greater levels of secure protection. Read More 

Tips for Consolidating Credit Card Debt

8 July 2016
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Credit card debt can be extremely frustrating. While you are attempting to get your finances in order, the high monthly payments prevent you from being able to break even, which leads to a cycle of borrowing. Thankfully, it is possible to consolidate credit card debt. First, Get Serious In order to get out of debt, you have to change the behaviors that got you into debt in the first place. Read More 

8 Tips For Planning Your Estate If You Have A Blended Family

15 March 2016
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If you have children and other family members in a blended family due to a second marriage, you may need to think about how your estate will now benefit them. It may be time to speak with a lawyer or financial planner to learn about your options. In the meantime, consider these tips for how your estate may work out: 1. Your estate includes more than your house, car, and other investments. Read More 

An Introduction To Fixed-Rate Annuities And Their Risks

1 December 2015
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If you have a passing interest in investing, then you might have heard of something called an annuity. You might have even heard that annuities offer an excellent way to make reliable money. To help you get a better idea of what an annuity is and why you might want one, here is a general introduction to the fixed-rate annuity: So what is a fixed-rate annuity? In the simplest terms, an annuity is where you pay a fixed amount of money upfront in exchange for a series of payments later. Read More