Starting A Business After Retirement

Retirement can mean different things for different people. For some, it means traveling. For others, it means spending time with family. Starting a new business is an option that’s becoming more and more popular, and many retirees are launching successful startups as a second career. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Starting a business […]

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Should I Get Identity Theft Protection?

In the face of the recent data breach of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, everyone faces a similar question: should I get identity protection? Although the OPM incident mainly deals with Federal Employees and their information, everyone should be aware of a constant cyber security threat. For example, in May, Penn State University’s Department of […]

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Financial Planning Disaster: Don’t End Up Like Tim Duncan

There was a recent story about NBA and San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan losing over $20 million in investments. He got advice from a financial planning advisor with a conflict of interest, and now that money is gone after the investments tanked. This has the potential to have many people scared and worried about […]

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STOP! Don’t Buy That New Car!

If you’re like me, the prospect of being without a car is a scary one. Cars are what we use to get around, whether it’s a trip to a friend’s house, a restaurant, the grocery store, work, or anything else. Public transport is, of course, an option, but the most common method of transportation, and […]

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August is the Sunday of the Summer

“All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything […]

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Living Below Your Means: 10 Things to Give Up That You May Never Even Miss

Sometimes you may find yourself in a tighter financial situation than you thought you would. Maybe that paycheck didn’t reach as far as you had hoped. Maybe there are more expenses than you thought. Maybe taxes just went up, or inflation is kicking you in the rear. Or maybe you are just trying to boost […]

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Invest in the Justice League

Imagine that the Joker is on the loose in Gotham City. He’s doing his normal Joker thing: robbing banks and breaking things, and he has Joker-dressed goons running all over the city. Not only that, but let’s say that the Riddler is also wreaking havoc. There’s only one hero that can save the day, right? […]

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Meet Our Interns

This summer we are thrilled to welcome nine interns to our company. A few of these wonderful high school and college kids work with us year round, but most of them are here for the first time this summer. Our interns are given the opportunity to work on many different projects, including web design, writing, […]

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Inflation and Jurassic World

“Jurassic World,” just one of the summer’s major blockbusters, has been raking in the ticket sales. The fourth movie in the Jurassic franchise took just 13 days to reach $1 billion at the international box office, the quickest ever to do so (“The Avengers” took 14 days to reach that amount). The first weekend alone saw a […]

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A Reese Witherspoon Independence Day

Did you know that the Declaration of Independence doesn’t actually contain the words “declaration of independence?” Of course, if you read the document from start to finish you do get the idea pretty quickly. While it’s probably easiest to remember the flourishes of poetic inspiration like, “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” we often […]

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