Adult Financial Education

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Oct

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List The weather is getting cooler, the colors are changing, and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air signaling the beginning of fall and holiday season. But October isn’t just known for pumpkin carving and corn mazes, October is also the month for financial planning. It’s a great time to review

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Sep

5 Signs You’re Ready to Retire

5 Signs You’re Ready to Retire You are nearing the average retirement age and each day it becomes closer and closer. The question is, are you ready to retire? Check out these 5 signs you’re ready to retire. Your Savings Exceeds Your Retirement Goals: At one time or another, you sat down and made an investment plan so you could

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1
Aug

Tips for Back to School Season

Tips for Back to School Season Although it’s not even August yet, storefronts and businesses are beginning to advertise what some kids dread, and others cherish, back to school time. In a report from Huntington Bank Backpack Index, school supplies have increased a whopping 88% since 2007. With this statistic, here are 3 tips to consider for this back to

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2
Jul

Tips for Summer Travel

Tips for Summer Travel Are you planning to get away from the normal this summer? According to AAA, so is about 35% of Americans. With vacation season in its prime, businesses everywhere are hiking prices and fees in anticipation for a busy season. With this, here are 5 quick tips to save money on your summer travel. Strategically plan your

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Jun

Mid-Year Financial Check Up

Mid-Year Financial Check Up Happy Half Year! Time flies and first 6 months of 2018 are already here and gone! With the second half of the year fast approaching, it’s important to know how your finances are stacking up compared to your goals when the year began. What better way to that then to check out these quick tips for

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Apr

Off-Ramp to Retirement

Off-Ramp to Retirement Retirement on your mind? Whether you are on the brink of retiring or already there, you want to make sure you saved and protected your assets to ensure you’ll have income to exceed your retirement dreams. 65 years of hard work should not go to waste which is why it is crucial you make sure you are

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9
Apr

Social Security & You

Social Security & You Are you on the verge of retirement? Then you are probably asking yourself when you should stop working and how long after that do you take Social Security benefits? While your first thought may be to take both as soon as you are able, the reality is a little more complicated. Here are the top Social

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Feb

Have I Saved Enough for Retirement?

Have I Saved Enough for Retirement? Many Americans look forward to their retirement years; however, if you’re not prepared, it can also be financially stressful. When it comes to retirement, most Baby Boomers are unsure if they’ve saved enough and are concerned about running out of money. In fact, only 1 in 3 Americans are confident or extremely confident they’ll

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Feb

Protect the Ones You Love

Protect the Ones You Love February is here — the month that celebrates love and romance and of course, Valentine’s Day. In a recent survey, Life Happens (a nonprofit life insurance organization dedicated to consumer education) found that people would much prefer their romantic partner plan for their financial future (44%) than buy them gifts (8%).1 Does this statistic surprise

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3
Jan

5 Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals in the New Year

5 Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals in the New Year You may already be retired or you’re just starting to plan for it; either way, this is the time for making New Year’s resolutions toward your financial goals. Make 2018 “the year of making the right choices.” Take these five easy steps to reach your retirement goal sooner. Assess

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