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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Thinking of a Divorce? Make Sure You Can Access Cash! Divorce, Food for Thought / By Candace Bahr and Ginita Wall, CPA, CFP® You can’t predict how your spouse will react when you announce that you want a divorce. If your...

Friday, October 15, 2021

Question My husband and I are talking about getting a divorce after six years of marriage. We don’t have any children, and he thinks we can do it ourselves. What do you think? Answer Doing your own divorce makes can make sense...

Friday, September 10, 2021

If you’re like many, you’ve planned carefully so your loved ones will benefit should you die.  But will they?  My free attached guide 5 Potential Beneficiary Designation Pitfalls shows how to ensure they will...

Friday, September 3, 2021

More than just a bookend to the summer season, Labor Day is a celebration of workers' contributions to the well-being of our country and the economy.Labor Day was first celebrated on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with...

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

As you are aware, I focus on helping women build their house of financial security. My true passion is helping women who suddenly find themselves alone. Alone due to divorce, losing a loved one, or single and suddenly retired. There...

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Inflation can be a scary word for people who are retired. It’s code for “prices are going up, but my income may stay the same.”The most recent reading on consumer prices put inflation back into the conversation. The...

Monday, October 5, 2020

It should come as no surprise to hear the economy is the top issue for voters in the 2020 election. Nearly 8 in ten voters say that the economy will be very important to them when they cast their votes.1But when voters say...

Friday, August 28, 2020

In our uncertain climate, it’s unsurprising that when American investors are thinking about their financial strategy, that the topic of life insurance comes up.For some, it’s always been front of mind. For younger...

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Lately, it can feel like each day brings a new headline about fluctuating market behavior. But amid the ups and downs of 2020, there may be some potential good news on the horizon. On July 16, 2020, the interest rate for a 30-year...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

"Will I outlive my retirement money?" That's one of the top fears for people who are starting to prepare for their retirement years.So I have to chuckle a bit when I see headlines that say, "Here's how much money Americans think they...

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Are you a spender or are you a saver? You may have habits of both the spender and the saver, but you have a primary personality. I am a spender and for the longest time beat myself up about this. I should know better and I should be...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

With the economy and financial markets flashing mixed signals, it’s no wonder that lawmakers are deadlocked on whether to pass a Phase 4 of the CARES Act.More than $3 trillion in stimulus has been pushed into the economy since...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The SECURE Act: What It Means to Your Retirement and Your Estate Plan BY MARGARET MULDOON | JANUARY 31, 2020715 The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act is the most significant retirement reform...

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day or July 4th, has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution....

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

I am so very excited to say my new website has launched. During the COVID-19 shutdown, i have been working to get this website up and running. Response from my clients has been very positive. My goal for my website is to be easy to...

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

This is a time of challenge; some would say this is a frightening time. And to borrow a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt, “A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it is hot water.” The first thing you...

Friday, March 6, 2020

Just like most other women, at the beginning of every year, I take stock of the past year. I question myself for what went well what did not go so well, whatwould I change and then I set goals for the new year. In 2020, not only do we...