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To Everything There Is A Season……

Now that Football season has ended – the playing part anyway – we die-hard fans must try and focus on something else to fill the void left on Sunday’s.  Admittedly, this is difficult!  Let’s see…28 weekends till football season starts again!  I’m still declaring Friday’s Panther attire day. My son and I made the trip […]

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Cranky Old Man….

I saw this poem on Facebook.  It really resonated with me as I have cared for several older adults and often visited in nursing facilities.  If we try to put ourselves in that bed, I think we may relate to our elders in a different way.  Don’t you? What do you see nurses? . . […]

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Sunshine and Umbrellas

  Is your Umbrella up even on a sunny day? This isn’t a crazy question! I’m referencing a very important type of insurance coverage that most people don’t have.  Too many don’t even know about it.  That type of coverage is Umbrella Liability Coverage.  Have you heard of it? We live in a society where […]

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Understanding “Sequestration”

Wondering what “Sequestration” means? Read all about it here:  Understanding Sequestration  

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Get $ Fit Challenge – February

  At Preferred Financial Strategies we are challenging our clients to think about little ways they can improve their financial fitness. We are calling it the: “Get $ Fit Challenge” Each month we will ask our clients, our listeners and our readers to respond to a simple challenge that will help them become more financially […]

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2013 Numbers You Should Know

 Numbers You Should Know Change – The one constant we can count on! Getting ready to do your taxes … wondering what the rules are? Below are document links itemizing key numbers for tax year 2013. The government has given us a $500 raise for allowable IRA contributions for 2013. Have you funded your IRA yet? […]

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Don’t Be Boring!

 Don’t be boring. Words to live by.  At least they are in the blog world. Blogging is a great way to learn from industry experts, stay abreast of current thought leaders and identify new trends. As you may already know there are blogs out there in the blogosphere about every subject imaginable. You guessed it… there are even blogs […]

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Have You Watched TV Lately?

Marketing geniuses would have you believe that there is magic in retirement if you just stay on the green line. Or that all you have to do is figure out what your number is. If it’s so out of reach it might as well be a $Gazillion. Then you could just randomly throw money at […]

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Olympic Behaviors

What’s your medal in? What are you working toward?    By the time you read this the 2012 Olympic events will be well on their way to entries in the history books.  We will be relishing thrilling victories and agonizing defeats.  Past champions limelight will be lavished on new individuals.  Personally I’m rooting for Michael […]

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Get your purple on!

 Why I walk… I walk for those who can’t. For those who can’t remember yesterday. For those who can’t remember what they had for lunch or why lunch is important.  I walk because I can. I CAN remember yesterday and I remember all that she has done for me and all she has contributed to […]

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