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Preparing for Your Future

I wiped away the water that had splashed on my face during the final play of the high school water polo game that I was scoring. Daniel, clad in his white referee uniform, walked to the table with a big grin on his face. Did I tell you I was …

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Wisebread recently posted a blog that suggested an unpopular idea: Maybe it’s not imperative that you start investing for retirement just yet. At least not right now. Despite it countering most expert financial advice, it may have a ring of truth. Have you seen interest rates lately? Compare …

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As millennials, we all know how hard it is to save money. Between student loans, ever-rising living costs and salaries that are most likely mediocre at best, our savings goals are apt to get shoved on the back burner as we attempt to navigate the challenges of adulthood in …

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My husband and I like to say that we spent our first two years of marriage basically dating while living under the same roof. Yes, we were husband and wife, and had a nifty little certificate to show for it. But as far as life’s big responsibilities went …

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Sure, we’re young and awesome now, but one day we’ll trade in our mountain bikes for replacement hips. The great news? Think beaches and hosting sandcastle tournaments every day. There’s just one thing standing in our way: money. It takes a lot of dough …

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Anyone keeping tabs on that ticking time bomb known as Social Security knows that its long-term status could be risky at best. But it looks like millennials have just about given up on Social Security. According to a 2014 Pew Research Center study, more than half of all millennials …

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A few years ago, I was out one day running some errands while my husband stayed home to do our taxes. “What’s the damage?” I asked when I got home and saw that dreaded look of doom on his face. I won’t tell you …

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Do young people care about voting? Believe it or not, the answer is yes. Sure, we millennials may be all Twitter-obsessed and glued to our smartphones, but many of us are also politically inclined — or at least interested enough to drag ourselves out to the polls. High Voter …

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We know that in the heat of the moment, knowing what to take with you when you have to evacuate can be as stressful as watching the storm roll in. To make things a little easier for you, we have put together a list of items you should keep in …

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With Hurricane Matthew just off the shore of Florida, it is good time to take a moment and see if you are ready financially for a natural disaster event. Here’s are some quick tips to get you started: Get a durable storage box. You probably want to be sure …

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