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Start Saving for Your Child’s College Education Now with a 529 Plan!

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. You might not have college on the brain if your…

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5 Smart Ways to Save Money for Your Kids

Posted on Monday, July 2, 2018

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. Your child's high school graduation and foray…

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How to Leverage Your HSA for Retirement Impact

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are rapidly becoming a part of many U.S. consumer retirements plans. Not only do they enjoy triple tax benefits* and allow funds to roll over year-to-year,…

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Why Are Health Savings Accounts a Part of Many Retirement Plans?

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Imagine you and your spouse are 65-years-old and retiring this year. I hope you have about a quarter-million dollars saved just to cover the healthcare costs you’ll have through…

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Same-Day ACH Payments Mean Your Money is Moving Faster: Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

Currently, most ACH payments (electronic payments created when you give an originating institution, corporation, or other merchant authorization to withdraw…

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4 Easy Steps to Breaking Up with Your Bank

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Blogger, Shane Ferro made a few waves in 2014 when she posted a simple 4-step recipe for breaking up with your bank after she grew disenfranchised with the big bank she had been with all…

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Watch-it-Wednesday: What is a Dividend?

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2016

"A [dividend is a] distribution of a portion of a company's earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its shareholders. The dividend is most often quoted in terms of…

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10 Alternatives to the 52-Week Money Challenge

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2016

Chances are, you've seen the 52-Week Money Challenge shared through your social feeds or on your favorite personal finance websites over the past few years. While the concept is great -…

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Watch-it-Wednesday: Compound Interest Explained

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Compound interest is "[interest] calculated on the initial principal and also on the accumulated interest of previous periods of a deposit or loan. Compound interest can be thought of as…

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How-Tuesday: How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Thirty-eight million households in the United States today live paycheck to paycheck. Sure, many of these households own their own home or contribute to their retirement savings, but…

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