Monthly Archives: August 2012

Emergency Funds Are Like Spare Tires…

Emergency funds are like spare tires: you never think about them until you need one.  This is an unfortunate truth for many people who don’t have a rainy day fund saved up for themselves.  Some people fail to see the … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods, Trans-Fats, and your 401(k)

Recent events have caused people to turn their backs on many of the things they once loved.  Whether it’s from a revealing crash of an incident, a health conscious decision, or a movement of market and times, trends come and … Continue reading

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The Road to Retirement: “Are We There Yet?”

Many people preparing for retirement feel like a kid on a road trip. “Are we there yet?” It’s the common feeling of anyone aiming for a destination.  Unfortunately, for many future retirees it can feel like they are that cartoon … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Cutting the Financial Umbilical Cord

One of the biggest impediments standing in the way of retirement for today’s baby boomers is their children.  Everyone knows that cost of raising a kid is high, but what’s holding many parents back is the cost of their kid … Continue reading

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