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Financial Planning – Why you need to do it!

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In order to get there, you have to know where you’re going! Would you take a road trip without a map or a GPS?  Financial planning is the process of wisely managing your finances so that you can achieve your dreams and goals – while at the same time helping you negotiate the financial barriers […]

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Long Term Care Insurance – Is it Right For You?

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Sara and I are finding that we are having more and more conversations with clients in regard to Long Term Care planning. Many of our clients are caring for aging parents and recognizing the challenges this creates for families.  The baby boomer generation has brought with it a unique set of challenges. Greater numbers of […]

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Get your purple on!

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 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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Your Aging Parents and Money

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It’s important to create an open and honest dialogue with our aging parents about their financial situation, their desires and their concerns – before it’s too late; before an illness such as dementia makes this impossible. There are a lot of uncertainties when it comes to the aging process. It’s a source of angst for […]

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Family Dinner Table

All in the Family

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Why is it that communicating with those we love the most can often be so difficult? Talking with our spouses, our parents and our kids about money can be difficult for any number of reasons. More often than not it evokes unpleasant memories from childhood. Most of us have been taught that it is not […]

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Independence Day

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INDEPENDENCE DAY  This week marks another Independence Day. In reflecting on what this means to me I am always brought back to the mighty men and women serving in our armed forces both now and in the past. I am eternally grateful to them for putting themselves in harm’s way so that I may enjoy […]

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A Plan is a Prayer on Steroids

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A Plan is a Prayer on Steroids Has this ever happened to you? I was heading out on a walk this weekend and something inspired me. When I walk I usually like solitude to give my thoughts time to gel. Something told me to grab my IPod and listen to a podcast instead of my […]

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