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Preparing for Your Future

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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Saving can be seriously sweet, but you should know there’s more than one way to save. Saving money can seem less rewarding than, say, seeing every new Will Ferrell movie on opening night, but consider this: What if your buddy has a clever business idea and needs investors …

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High school. College. Internship. Graduation. Job. We all know the typical path to success and the steps we should take to get there. But many students have chosen a more unique direction to success and that often includes attending college at a later age. These students are usually referred to …

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So, you want to get in on the action. Wall Street used to be a place where only the rich got richer. That’s changed. Whether you’re looking for a way to pay for college, buy a new car, or even save for retirement, investing can help …

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A friend of mine, “Luke,” had a birthday outing this last weekend. After several rounds of pool, I ended up in multiple discussions about student loans, as most of us were college grads with an array of loans and not enough money to pay them off. Someone mentioned the Income …

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