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The Alphabet Soup Of Financial Planner Certifications
Financial Advisors - Who Can We Trust
Budgeting In 4 Steps
Tired Of The Low Interest Rates Offered By Your Bank?
Income -Where You Earn It Is As Important As How Much
The Importance Of Budgeting For The Unexpected !
Time To Review Those Pesky Subscriptions!
Controling Finances - Expense Monitoring Is The 1st Step!
Where to begin?
It can all be quite confusing but these articles form the bedrock upon which to build your financial know-how
101 - Stocks
101 - Bond (No, not James Bond)
101 - Mutual funds
101- Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS)
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)- A Primer
Jargon - Lions and Tigers and Bears!
The Rule of 72
Most of us would never have gotten here without loans - But that doesnt make it any easier.
Student Debt - The Elephant In the Room
Student Debt - The Insanity Continues (IRB & PSLF)
Loan Foregivness Program For Veterinarians? The VMLRP!
loan Forgiveness More Difficult Than Admission to Yale?
Getting Married? Congrats - But If Your a DVM With Loans, You Need To Read This First!
Where to invest your nest-egg? Ask 100 advisors you'll likley get 100 answers. But the good ones will agree that the best way to invest is slowly over time.
The Rule of 100
The #1 rule of investing: Diversification
Where should I be investing my savings
Ugh - Math. The Necessary Evil
Really Big Investing News You Might Have Miseed!
Calculating Your Financial Report Card!
Robo-Investing a Modern Twist On Paying Yourself 1st
Don't Fear the Bear! Market Downturns Are Our Friend!
Tired of the low interest rates offered by your bank?
Saving for retirement is important because one day you'll want sand not cat litter between your toes!
Who wants to be a millionaire?
How much do I really need for retirement?
Max out that 401K!
Tale of two 401Ks - The importance of watching those expenses
All about IRAs - Traditional and Roth
Open a Roth IRA Even If You Don't Qualify!
Study shows we need to save more for retirement. A lot more !
There’s a F.I.R.E. – But I Just Don't Feel The Warmth…..
Saving for College
College is going to astronomically expensive - but if we plan now we can help our kids pay for school.
How Much Is College Going To Cost??
All About 529 Plans
529s Putting money in is easy - getting it out, not so much!
529 Plan? Be Careful Of The Grandparent Trap !
A 529 Tax Deduction For Sending Children To Private School ?
Probably the most important and expensive purchase you will make. We cannot help you pick a house, but we can you figure out what you can afford
How Much House can I afford ??
Down Payments, PMIs and Physician’s Mortgages
Psst....Want to save thousands on your mortgage?
Income - Where Is As Important As How Much You Earn
Really important stuff that just dont fit well anywhere else!
Keeping Ourselves Safe From Identity Theft
The Lowly Credit Score & Why It's So Important
Your Insurance Score Could be Costing You Big
Have You Been Pwned?
Protecting Your Ass(ets): Disability Insurance
Protecting Your Ass(ets) Part Deux: Life Insurance
Its Raining Lawsuits – Do I Need An Umbrella?