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As a women entrepreneur, I have witnessed many moments where a woman’s worth is based mostly on having a husband and children. That identity usually comes before any other deserving accolades. This happens at conferences, workshops, award ceremonies in the workplace and social gatherings. Yet, I do not seem to remember the last time a…

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  This year’s hurricane season brought with it much devastation, but luckily many lives were saved due to mandatory evacuations imposed by local governments before the storms hit our shores. Planning gives everyone a chance to protect themselves, their property and to find peace before the storm knowing you did all you could to prepare…

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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them. – Dalai Lama When you’re asked to do a favor for a friend or family, do you expect a return on the favor? Are you keeping tabs of the many good deeds or loans…

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What is the meaning of Collectibles? Collectibles are items made valuable due to their rarity or popular demand. Examples include art, rare coins/stamps, antiques, fine wine, etc. The ta”X”ing of collectibles can be complicated. But having a comprehensive plan in place can help reduce the burden one encounters when selling these heavily taxed valuables. The…

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Planning for retirement will require help from a professional. Knowing the right questions to ask a potential advisor can help ensure you get an advisor that best suits your individual needs. When you begin to interview a financial advisor, be sure to ask questions – lots of them! Are you a fiduciary?  This is important…

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In a world driven by technology, we are continually intrigued by the latest and coolest gadgets. Many of us gain great pleasure when we update our old devices for newer models.  And relish the potential life improvements it brings us. But have we considered how technology drains our savings and investment accounts; especially when technological…

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  Many of us are relying on our smartphones for a variety of uses every day. Our phones store emails, contact information, photos and other personal information. They give us quick entry to the internet and provide us with easy access to our banking, investment accounts, social media sites and shopping. Yes, this makes many…

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“Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken.”  —Jean Jacques Rousseau Judgment is not bad; it’s part of human nature. We are instinctively hard-wired for survival, and our brain will quickly access every situation to help us avoid danger, but some humans may take this too far and use it to make false statements…

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Most seniors agree comparison shopping for Medicare plans can be more painful than going to the dentist. However, by not reviewing your Medicare plan and coverage annually, seniors may be putting themselves at financial risk. According to a survey commissioned by WellCareHealth Plans, Inc, approximately three in five (58%) seniors see reviewing their Medicare plan…

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