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Take Control of Your Retirement by Thinking Differently

Retirement is a black box that is part financial services and part religion. There are gurus promoting their particular brand of retirement strategy everywhere you turn. It is easy to find retirement advice, but difficult to find anyone other than a … Continue reading...

How I Save and Invest My Money

With all of the work pressures and stress I'm under every day I give retirement a lot of thought. Because I'm only 34 years old, married to a 30 year old, and in the attempts of starting a family, I know that retirement is more than a long ways off. … Continue reading...

The New Version of “The Talk”: Speaking to Kids about Internet Use

As a parent, it can be scary to see your kids continue to grow and with each passing year feel your grip loosening. Thinking of kids faring in the real world is no sweet dream, but it’s bound to happen sooner or later. You can’t keep your kids … Continue reading...

Job Hunting? Consider More Than Just the Salary

I'm a finance professional by day, and blogger by night. In the ten years since I graduated from college, with my bachelors degree anyways,  I have worked at four different companies. Some would call that job hopping, but if you are familiar with the … Continue reading...

5 Creative Baby Shower Gifts

Who doesn’t love baby showers?  There’s so much anticipation for the new baby.  It’s fun seeing the mother’s pregnant belly and hearing how excitedly she anticipates the baby.  I love to watch the mom open the gifts because they remind me of all the … Continue reading...