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What if Treating Your Children Fairly Means Unequal Inheritances?

Posted on: July 10th, 2014
When planning their estate, most parents express the desire to treat their children equally out of a sense of fairness. However, sometimes being fair or doing what’s right by your children may not mean equal or the same inheritances....

Recovering Emotionally from Past Financial Errors

Posted on: January 23rd, 2014
Most of us will admit to having made some financial mistakes we regret—running up credit card debt, impulse buying, or making a bad investment or business decision. While there can be significant devastation, the key is to move beyond regret into productive action....

Passion Investing as a Spark to Your Life

Posted on: January 21st, 2014
Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and over 50% of the Fortune 400’s The Richest People in America list have decided to give away their wealth for charitable pursuits. Of course, not many of us have that kind of money or are inclined to give away all we own....

Are You Wasting Money? Part Three: Taxes, Insurance, Not Bidding and/or Negotiating

Posted on: January 17th, 2014
So far in this series on wasting money, we have looked at how people may overpay for housing, interest, transportation, food, clothing and entertainment. In this last part, we will look at a few more areas in which we may pay more than necessary—taxes, insurance, not obtaining bids for services, and not negotiating for large purchases....

Are You Wasting Money? Part Two: Food, Clothing and Entertainment

Posted on: January 16th, 2014
In Part Two, we will look at how money can be wasted in everyday areas of life—specifically food, clothing and entertainment. In many ways, it is the routine purchases that occur without planning that subsequently accumulate to large amounts. ...

Are You Wasting Money? Part One: Housing, Interest and Transportation

Posted on: January 15th, 2014
In this three-part series, we look at ways that money is wasted. While it may not apply to you, there are others in your life such as children or grandchildren that will benefit from these lessons....
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