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Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain insurance ideas—I can help you address your most pressing money questions.

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The Average American Budget

The Average American Budget

Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.

What Generation Z Employees Really Want

What Generation Z Employees Really Want

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Infographic: The Whole Story of Dividends

Infographic: The Whole Story of Dividends

The whole story of dividends

 

Financial Hacks for Millennials: It is Prime Time to Save

While research shows you are saving and earning more than your parents, (woohoo!), are you preparing for the future you want? How can you ensure you are on track to make the most out of these important decades?

Breaking Down the Parts of Medicare

Medicare is broken down into four specific parts—but what do they mean? This article will help you understand each piece.

Hindsight 2020: Use These Tips to Recover From Job Loss

Now, in the wake of 2020, millions of job-seekers are working to pick up where they left off, getting back to work and back to normal. Here are some tips for recovering from job loss today:

Ways to Supplement Your Medicare Coverage

There are numerous ways to supplement your Medicare insurance coverage. This article helps you explore your options.

Financial Hacks for Millennials: Going Back to School

As we continue to readjust our lives to a global pandemic, you may be wondering if now is the time to use that time to go back to school to pursue a higher degree, or if you can build new skills in other ways.

Replacing Your Medicare Card

Learn how to replace your lost, stolen, or damaged Medicare card in this helpful article.

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

What is Life Insurance? Part 1

What is Life Insurance? Part 1

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

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