It seems like it was only yesterday that we were ringing in 2017 with our friends and family, speaking of our goals to save money and invest for the future. However, it is that time of year again. A period of giving gifts and decorating the house, not to mention the dozens of dinner parties…

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The internet controls everything from communication to paying our bills. It is no surprise that this no man’s land would eventually develop its own form of currency just a country would print its own money. Cryptocurrency has become a hot topic in the world of finance ever since the whispers of Bitcoin surfaced nine years…

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The new tax plan that Congress passed in December has been a topic of confusion and tension since it’s introduction. With it comes many changes including new tax rates, elimination of some exemptions, an increase in deductions, and shifts in how much is taken from your paycheck. Tax Rates As we mentioned in our last…

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Tax season is on the horizon and before we dive into the bells and whistles of the new tax code, let’s look at how to prepare. Prepping for tax season can be just as important as the actual act of filling out forms and sending them in to be filed. Tax prep should include both…

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Not that 2017 has ended, the prospects of 2018 have become clearer. That means it is time to reevaluate your financial goals to reflect where you see yourself by the time December 31, 2018, rolls around. Maybe you realized that it’s time to move out of an apartment and buy your first house. Perhaps you…

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The holiday season is a time of giving as much as receiving. In addition to the hectic Christmas shopping, there is also an increase of charitable donation and volunteering that happens between Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, you may not realize the significant changes that this time and money can make in the global and local…

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You’ve worked hard for your money. After saving for years and tucking away a percentage of your paycheck each month, you might want to sit back and relax about your finances after you retire. Perhaps, you want to wait to use your IRA until you need it. Then you discover the required minimum distribution or…

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With platforms like YouTube hosting millions of instructional videos, you can learn almost anything online from sign language to DIY furniture crafting. Do it yourself projects have never been more mainstream, especially in the area of home improvement. So, when it comes to renovating your home, why would you pay thousands of dollars to fix…

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