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Retirement Saving Strategies

Since people are living longer than ever, retirement savings need to last longer and work harder. It is more important than ever to make smart financial decisions.

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Estate Planning

The difference between estate planning and retirement planning is subtle, but important. Retirement planning involves planning our financial future once we are no longer employed full time.

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April is Financial Literacy Month

December 18, 2018

In an effort to emphasize the important of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits April is recognized throughout the U.S. as Financial Literacy month.

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SHIINE: Medicare Education and Protection Program

SHIINE stands for Senior Health Information and Insurance Education. SHIINE’s purpose is to provide free, confidential and impartial knowledge to recipients of Medicare.

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Cleaning Out Your Closets: Donate to kids to help build creativity

If you have things you are unsure what to do with and don’t want to just throw them away, think about contacting daycares, preschools, or churches to see if they could use some of the items for their play areas or to make toys/projects for their kids.

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Understanding Your Credit Score

A credit score is an assessment of your creditworthiness.

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Resources for Caregivers

When we provide care to our loved ones, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help. This page contains a number of links to resources for caregivers.

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Equifax Breach: Was your personal information impacted?

On September 7, 2017, news broke that a data breach occurred at Equifax. The stolen information was names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver’s license numbers.

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

Saving money at the grocery store does not mean you have to give up your favorite nutritious foods.

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12 Tips to Simplify Your Finances

With each passing day, the demands on our time and financial resources increase causing us to do more in less time or spend more money on fewer items.