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Are You Prepared to be a Caregiver?

No parent plans on being a special needs caregiver to their child and no child plans on providing elder care to their parents. Yet in an age when autism and developmental disabilities are on the rise, and baby boomer parents are expected to live...

5 Real Reasons You Have to Work Harder to Get Rich

Some American workers may finally see an increase in their salary, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal as several companies — including Chipotle Mexican Grill and Darden Restaurants — report upward pressure on wages. What’s more,...

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

We don’t have to tell you this if you’ve ever been (or are) in this situation, but living from one paycheck to the next makes peace of mind an elusive goal. Thirty-eight million American households live this way, spending all of each paycheck,...

Get the Most From Your Financial Advisor

“You probably think I’m stupid,” one of my clients said to me.  I paused before I answered. She was in the middle of a divorce and had learned that she was on the hook for more debt than she realized. This client was also unclear on her...

Do You Have an Estate Plan?

Whether you’re single or married, divorced or widowed, a parent or not, you need an estate plan. That’s true for men and women, but women face challenges that make it even more important for them to start planning sooner rather than later. It’s...

Paying Bills: You’re Doing it Wrong

For the first time since 2008, people have changed the order in which they pay bills — but some experts say Americans still don’t quite have their priorities straight. A study released Wednesday by TransUnion found that as of September, Americans...

4 Surprising Ways to Help You Build Wealth

You likely already know the standard advice about building wealth: Live below your means. Max out your retirement accounts. Pay off your debt. But in addition to those tried-and-true methods, there are other, less well-known ways that can help...

Time for a Money Check-In

Most of us know we could make improvements to our finances. But we’re either not sure where to start, or we’re worried about the time and effort that might be required to make the changes. So we tell ourselves we’ll take a closer look at our...

Can Money Really Buy Happiness?

Yes, money can buy us many things, but is happiness one of them? In the broadest sense: yes. But not necessarily in the ways you think. For one, the effect on our happiness depends a lot more on what we do with our money — and how we got it —...

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