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Oct

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List The weather is getting cooler, the colors are changing, and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air signaling the beginning of fall and holiday season. But October isn’t just known for pumpkin carving and corn mazes, October is also the month for financial planning. It’s a great time to review

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Sep

5 Signs You’re Ready to Retire

5 Signs You’re Ready to Retire You are nearing the average retirement age and each day it becomes closer and closer. The question is, are you ready to retire? Check out these 5 signs you’re ready to retire. Your Savings Exceeds Your Retirement Goals: At one time or another, you sat down and made an investment plan so you could

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Aug

Tips for Back to School Season

Tips for Back to School Season Although it’s not even August yet, storefronts and businesses are beginning to advertise what some kids dread, and others cherish, back to school time. In a report from Huntington Bank Backpack Index, school supplies have increased a whopping 88% since 2007. With this statistic, here are 3 tips to consider for this back to

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Jul

Tips for Summer Travel

Tips for Summer Travel Are you planning to get away from the normal this summer? According to AAA, so is about 35% of Americans. With vacation season in its prime, businesses everywhere are hiking prices and fees in anticipation for a busy season. With this, here are 5 quick tips to save money on your summer travel. Strategically plan your

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Jun

Mid-Year Financial Check Up

Mid-Year Financial Check Up Happy Half Year! Time flies and first 6 months of 2018 are already here and gone! With the second half of the year fast approaching, it’s important to know how your finances are stacking up compared to your goals when the year began. What better way to that then to check out these quick tips for

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Jun

Storing car keys inside a metal coffee can thwarts hack attacks

Storing car keys inside a metal coffee can thwarts hack attacks Experts say hackers can't take control of your car when they can't get electronic signals from your keys           Source: USA Today Retirement Storing car keys inside a metal coffee can thwarts hack attacks

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Jun

Public sector jobs: States where the most people work for the government

Public sector jobs: States where the most people work for the government Since the economic recovery began in 2010, the private sector has added 16 million jobs. At the same time, however, the number of public sector jobs has remained static. As a result, government employment as a share of total employment has declined from 17.3% to 15.2%.        

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May

A small business is booming with the sale of presidential socks

A small business is booming with the sale of presidential socks A small business is booming with the sale of presidential socks Video provided by AFP           Source: USA Today Retirement A small business is booming with the sale of presidential socks

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May

Vermont offering to pay telecommuting workers $10,000 to move to the state

Vermont offering to pay telecommuting workers ,000 to move to the state Current residents are out of luck, but the $10,000 incentive will sweeten the deal for people who move to Vermont and work from home.           Source: USA Today Retirement Vermont offering to pay telecommuting workers ,000 to move to the state

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May

Sears and Kmart close 63 more stores

Sears and Kmart close 63 more stores Sears Holdings is closing stores, again. The company that owns Sears and Kmart hasn't turned a profit since 2010. Sears previously said it would close 72 stores, but subsequently dropped the number to 63.           Source: USA Today Retirement Sears and Kmart close 63 more stores