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Now it’s time to start drawing up your financial blueprint for your future self

Congratulations, recent 2019 graduates. You now embark on an exciting new chapter of your life. You are eager to start a career and work toward achieving all your goals.

But where do you begin? How do you make the be...

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We are forever indebted to those who gave all, so that we might be free

Memorial Day is a federal holiday for remembering people who died in our country’s armed forces. Observed every year on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day is celebrated in lots of ways.

Regardless of how you are celebrati...

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Too many people just don’t have it, but your financial advisor can help

April is National Financial Literacy Month – an entire month dedicated to underscoring the importance of learning, establishing and maintaining healthy financial habits.

But ask yourself this: what have you learned about any...

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Some of us may remember the “good old days,” when gasoline prices were as low as 25¢ per gallon. Others may recall when a can of soda cost 15¢. But prices tend to rise over time—sometimes steadily and sometimes abruptly. In the years ahead, inflation will most likely decrease the purchasing power of...

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What recent graduates (and their parents) need to think about

Spring is here, summer weather has begun (in many places), and graduation time has arrived. Across the country, students are finishing their high school, college, and even graduate school lives, after years of hard work, stress, exci...

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A college education can set you up for a lifetime – though it can come with a hefty price tag: Some unfortunate students have gotten both a mountain of debt and an education that falls far short of their expectations.

Across the nation, a few for-profit colleges have been deceiving students into t...

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