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The Biggest Reason You Might Not Be Saving Enough

The Biggest Reason You Might Not Be Saving Enough

Credit to Forbes Other than simply not socking away enough money for the future, there’s a less-obvious reason why Americans don’t save enough: They are getting clobbered by often-hidden fees.   For most investors, credit customers and savers, fees are a nasty fact of life, so they ignore them, even though they consistently and silently […]

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Tips for Adding Your New Teen Driver to Your Auto Insurance

Tips for Adding Your New Teen Driver to Your Auto Insurance

Credit to The New York Times The financial shock of adding a teenager to a family auto insurance policy is getting less shocking — at least somewhat.   An annual analysis by insuranceQuotes.com, a rate comparison site, found that adding a teenager still increased annual premiums substantially, but the magnitude of the increase has been falling […]

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8 Reasons to Consider Buying a Living Trust

8 Reasons to Consider Buying a Living Trust

Credit to U.S. News Clients often think trusts can do everything – as if they are magical creatures – the unicorn of estate planning. All their problems are solved because they have a trust. That may be the case, but it may not. Different trusts do different things.   Living trusts are often the topic of […]

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Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Insurance

Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Insurance

Credit to U.S. News 5 Insurance-Buying Mistakes to Avoid   Whether you’re insuring your house, car or yourself, never shop based on price alone. Buying insurance can be confusing, but when the unexpected happens – a house fire, a fender bender or a broken bone –...

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How Important Are Umbrella Policies?

How Important Are Umbrella Policies?

Credit to Forbes How Important Are Umbrella Policies? Well, think about this: What will happen if you or your child causes a car accident resulting in serious injuries and death of others? How would you pay for the treatment of someone who hurts himself or herself in...

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Retirement Accounts You Should Know

Retirement Accounts You Should Know

Credit to Forbes Here are 10 Retirement accounts you should know about!   Anyone reading this should be able to benefit from more retirement savings. At the very least, you should be happy to pay less taxes along the way. The bottom line is most people need to be...

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Price of College is Increasing More than Wages

Price of College is Increasing More than Wages

Credit to Forbes The cost of a college education is skyrocketing.   It’s no surprise that student loans now make up the largest chunk of U.S. non-housing debt. Yes, more than both credit cards or auto loans. Many Baby Boomers and Gen Xers remember working their...

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5 Tips to Save Money Booking Your Next Hotel Room

5 Tips to Save Money Booking Your Next Hotel Room

Credit to The New York Times Why did you end up paying $100 more per night for that hotel stay than your friend, who was a guest at the same property just a few days earlier? It’s not uncommon, according to Mike Heflin, the senior vice president of the hotels division at Travel Leaders Group, a […]

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