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Investing with Purpose: Navigating Sustainable Investing for a greener tomorrow.

Investing is all about making your money work for you. It can also be about using your money to support and reflect your own values, priorities, and principles. This practice is commonly referred to as “sustainable investing” or “socially responsible investing” (SRI). You may also be familiar with a third term – ESG, which stands…

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High-Yield Checking Accounts: A surprising financial opportunity.

Last week we explained the benefits of having a high-yield savings account, but what about your checking account: have you heard of a high-yield checking account? Thanks to today’s competitive high interest rate environment, they are becoming increasingly available as financial institutions look  to bolster the amount funds they have on deposit. And they are…

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High-Yield Savings Accounts: What is all the hype about?

Want to make some money? Excited to watch your savings grow? Today’s high interest rates create opportunities for savers to earn decently. High-Rate Savings Accounts Yield Great Returns High-yield savings accounts are now offering interest rates that haven’t been seen since the late 1980s and early 1990s. What is a high-yield savings account? It’s an…

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Establishing a Solid Financial Foundation: Building blocks to achieve prosperity.

Building a strong financial base necessitates not only saving and investing, but also comprehending your financial alternatives and recognizing the significance of financial security. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of financial security, saving consistency, and explore and define the various options that are available to you. Why Financial Security Is Important Financial security…

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Social Security: An in-depth guide to understanding the program.

Social Security plays a crucial role in promoting financial stability and security for millions of Americans, making it an essential component of the social safety net. It’s a welcome benefit to many, including retirees, disabled individuals, and those who have lost a spouse or parent. This government program provides financial assistance to 66 million people…

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Pros and Cons of Hiring a Financial Advisor for the Everyday Investor

Managing investments can seem like a daunting task. A financial advisor can be beneficial because they can help manage your finances, make wise investment decisions, and plan for the future you desire. Whether you have personal finance questions or concerns, want someone to guide you for the long haul, or are just curious about the…

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How Much to Save for Retirement? Saving early on means sacrificing less later.

The average person should start saving for retirement between the ages of 18 and 21, when basic education is complete and income is being generated. For many, that sounds too early. But when you consider the benefits of starting early, it’s a no brainer. The earlier you start saving for retirement, the less you’ll have to sacrifice during your working years and the more your nest egg will grow. Learn more

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Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid: Know What NOT to Do In Order to Maximize Your Earnings.

We all make mistakes, but some mistakes carry greater consequences than others. Unfortunately, making certain mistakes when it comes to planning for your retirement can have dire consequences on your future, particularly as you get closer and closer to your desired retirement age. So in an effort to get your retirement planning (or lack thereof) into tip-top shape, here are four common mistakes people make with retirement planning that you should avoid. Learn more

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