Start Saving for Retirement with a 401(K) or 403(B)

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Saving for retirement is easy to put off. Life is busy and hanging up the proverbial hat can seem so far off that it’s natural to put saving for retirement on the back burner. There are other reasons why retirement planning gets cast aside though, like fear of investing in the stock market, feeling that you don’t have enough to …

Yes, You Should Have a Credit Card

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Whether or not you like the credit scoring industry, the fact of the matter is that your credit matters. And it’s about more than getting a good deal on a loan. Your credit history is used when others make all kinds of decisions about you, from what your insurance premium should be (in states that allow it) to what security …

Navigate Open Enrollment and Healthcare Options

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It’s that time again. Open enrollment for health insurance is fast approaching. Employers are putting together information for their employees to sift through and come up with a plan right for them. If you don’t have employer sponsored health insurance, then you will be looking for coverage on the many Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, or through Healthcare.gov. No matter how …

iQuantifi Connects Banks and Credit Unions to a New Demographic: Millennials

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NASHVILLE, TN, October 22, 2014  — iQuantifi, the first virtual financial advisor to provide comprehensive, goal-based planning advice to millennials and young families, announced today that their cloud-based platform is now available to financial institutions. iQuantifi is a low-cost, turnkey solution that provides banks, credit unions and other financial institutions the opportunity to reach the underserved millennial demographic, offering them …

Looking for a Car? Come prepared

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Has the time come for you to buy a new car? While the car doesn’t actually have to be new, it is still new to you. The new car market is heating up, especially as the new model years are flooding the market. Used cars are still in great demand, which is slowly driving up their prices. With so much …

Should You Rent or Buy?

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The “American dream” sure has changed over the years. Buying a home used to be an almost guaranteed right-of-passage into adulthood, but these days people are delaying homeownership for a number of reasons including the rising home prices that have made renting more attractive. When considering whether you should rent a property or buy a house, there are a lot …

How to Financially Protect Your Family

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When you have a family, whether just you and your spouse or with children, one of your main priorities is to protect them. Many think of protecting their family physically, but financially is just as important. If you are the main breadwinner in your family, then financial security is a cornerstone of protection. Here are four ways you can financially …

Life Insurance 101

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As we grow older, get married, and start a family, our priorities shift.  We are no longer just responsible for our own well-being.  We are also responsible for our spouses and our children. Often we overlook how to best protect our family because we are focused on producing income to manage day to day life. One priority which should take …

What to Know When Applying for a Mortgage

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So, you are looking at becoming a homeowner? Besides the excitement surrounding buying a home, this will be the largest purchase you ever make.  As with any large purchase, patience and understanding should play a vital role in your decision. Unless you are paying cash, you will be required to obtain a home mortgage. With so many options, it can …