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What Happens When I Settle a Debt?

One of the things that perplexes people is what happens when a debt is settled. For those who don’t know, a debt settlement is any amount that is negotiated between you (or on your behalf) and your creditor that is less than the amount owed. Once this negotiated amount is …

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Power Couple or Problem Couple?

We can look at several examples of power couples in the world today. According to Forbes, the top three power couples are Former President Barak and Michelle Obama, Bill and Melinda Gates and Jay-Z and Beyonce. Power couples are influential and successful in their own right. These couples typically speak …

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How Does the Fed’s Interest Rate Cut Affect You?

Another week and yet another piece of national financial news that has some impact on our everyday lives. This past week the Federal Reserve made a decision to cut interest rates by a quarter point (0.25%). This Federal rate decline will have an impact on mortgage rates, credit card rates, …

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How the US-China Trade War May Affect You

By now I’m sure you have heard something about the trade war between the United States and China, along with the imposed tariffs. What you may not know is how these tariffs could potentially affect the public if this trade war continues. Some business owners have felt the impact of …

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What Are The Differences Between 401(k)s and 403(b)s?

There seems to be an ongoing debate about which is better to contribute to, a 401(k) or a 403(b)?  Typically, from a retirement standpoint both vehicles are very similar in that they are both employer sponsored plans. Both are also qualified tax-advantaged retirement vehicles. But there are some differences between …

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What Are IPOs and Which Are Doing Well in 2019?

By now we all know that the two most popular ride share companies, Uber and Lyft have gone public. Whether you invested in these companies or not isn’t the focus of this article. The focus is to discuss some other IPOs that launched in 2019 that are doing pretty well. …

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Why You Should Get Life Insurance Today

Having life insurance gives your family a peace of mind that in the midst of your untimely or unexpected demise, your final expenses won’t be a burden. Raise your hand if you have seen a GoFundMe page set up to handle the final expenses for someone. GoFundMe is not a …

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Are You an Entrepreneur or a Business Owner?

For many years, and probably even today, these two terms—entrepreneur and business owner, have been interchangeable. The truth is that the two terms are vastly different. I know that is probably abrasive to what you believe to be true, but give me a moment. An entrepreneur is defined as a …

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