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You’ve picked out the perfect Christmas present—an engagement ring. Her family is on board and sworn to secrecy. The plan is all set. It will be the best engagement ever. Then, you go to the jeweler and see the price tag on the ring. Suddenly,...

We don’t know about you, but the winter doldrums have us dreaming of a warm, sunny vacation. With snow still threatening in some parts of the country even now, a summer vacation might seem pretty far away. But there’s no better time than now to...

Financial planning is only about hard work and sacrifice, right? Wrong! At its core, financial planning is about finding balance. You don’t have to scrimp and save every spare penny to achieve your goals, but you do need to have some discipline. Whether you bring...

Everyone has a different financial planning style. Some prefer to live lean while saving up for bigger things. Others have laser-focused determination to line the nest egg for retirement. Still others are happy to risk a little now while there’s still time to have some...

It’s hard to imagine financial planning as a fun activity, especially when people are throwing around words like “risk,” and “sacrifice,” and “no more Starbucks.” With Halloween just around the corner, you might believe your financial advisors are trying to spook you. While these are some...

The financial advice you receive from the television gurus and social media stars may or may not work for you. It’s easy for them to shout down their directives when they already have millions of dollars in the bank. The problem is, everyone is in...