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How You Can Protect Yourself Against Data Breaches

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In the world of data breaches, the Equifax breach is pretty bad. Hackers were able to gain access to social security numbers, names, birthdates, addresses and, in some cases, driver’s license and credit card numbers. So what can you do to protect yourself? Here are some options to consider: Though …

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Exploring Why 40% of Small Businesses Never Reopen After a Natural Disaster

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First and foremost, our prayers go out to our southern friends and fellow Americans who have been fighting off hurricanes Irma and Harvey. The disastrous effects are far reaching. Lives have been lost and homes have been destroyed. For those of us who haven’t experienced it, we can’t even begin …

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Retirement Funds: Self-Directed IRAs Explored

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Are you looking to grow your retirement funds? Of course you are, we all are! Here is an idea that may benefit some of you who are reading this article.  Take a look at self-directed IRAs.  What is a self-directed IRA?  I am glad you asked.  Here is the simplest …

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Permanent Life Insurance: What Is It?

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There are two major types of life insurance term and whole life. A couple of weeks ago I discussed Term Life Insurance. In this article, I will be giving a basic overview of whole life, also called permanent life insurance. Permanent life insurance is insurance coverage designed to last for your …

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Steps You Can Take to Obtain Financial Security

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Here are some steps each of us can take right now to obtain financial security: Invest In Yourself  Grab a book on finance or investing and read it.  Do some research on the Internet to get a better understanding of personal finance and investing matters.  The best investment you can …

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Ted Talk by Simon Sinek: Do You Market a Plan or Do You Market Your Belief?

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Do you market a plan or do you market your belief? In this classic TED Talk, Simon Sinek, a marketing consultant, speaker and bestselling author, unfolds the wisdom of marketing from the power of belief and not your plans. He provides visuals on how marketing the “what” of a product …

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Term Life Insurance: What Is It?

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There are two major types of life insurance—term and whole life. In this article, I will be giving a basic overview of term insurance.  In my next article, I will focus on whole life insurance. Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. It pays only if death occurs …

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What Exactly is Financial Security?

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We have all heard of financial freedom, right? Financial freedom is the ability to be comfortable financially without restriction. Well, financial security goes along with financial freedom. Here is what the financial gurus over at Quicken say about financial security: “Financial security refers to the peace of mind you feel …

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In the Workplace, Age Discrimination Starts At Age 35

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If you are in your thirties or about to be, then these two quick videos may interest you, specifically if you are still in the job market or struggling to get your business off the ground. In my small business journey while getting my passive income system in place, I’ve …

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