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Managing Debt: Effective Strategies
Practical Strategies and Approaches for Effective Debt Management
Being in debt can feel like having a gigantic rock tied to your ankle. It is hard to move forward, and the constant worry and stress associated with it can be overwhelming. In this article, we'll explore several debt management strategies, comparing their benefits and drawbacks, and discuss how a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) can guide you through your unique financial landscape towards a more secure future.
Top Financial Mistakes to Avoid
Top financial mistakes to avoid, empowering you to take control of your money and pave the way toward financial prosperity
In our journey toward financial success, we often encounter numerous pitfalls that can impede our progress. Understanding these pitfalls is the first step in avoiding them and securing a stable and flourishing financial future. Today, we will shed light on the top financial mistakes to avoid, empowering you to take control of your money and pave the way toward financial prosperity.
End-of-the-Year Money Moves. 2022 Edition
Here are some things you might consider before saying goodbye to the outgoing year
What has changed for you in 2022? This year has been as complicated as learning a new dance. Did you start a new job or leave a job behind? That’s one step. Did you retire? There’s another step. Did you start a family? That’s practically a pirouette. Proving that you have all of the right moves in 2022 might put you in a better position to tango with 2023.
Diversification, Patience, and Consistency
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
Regardless of how the markets may perform, consider making the following part of your investment philosophy: Diversification, Patience, and Consistency
Retirement and Adult Children
Supporting family can put a crimp in your strategy.
Families are one of the great joys in life, and part of the love you show to your family is making sure that their basic needs are met. While that’s only to be expected from birth through the high school years, many households are helping their offspring well into their twenties and beyond.
The Problem of Money Paralysis
Not making a move may not always be the best move to make.
A decision not made may have financial consequences. Sometimes, we fall prey to a kind of money paralysis, in which financial indecision is regarded as a form of “safety.”
Cash Flow Management
An underappreciated fundamental in financial planning.
You’ve probably heard the saying that “cash is king,” and that truth applies whether you own a business or not. Most discussions of business and personal “financial planning” involve tomorrow’s goals, but those goals may not be realized without attention to cash flow, today.
The Move Toward Fee-Based Advisory Accounts
Why financial professionals are changing their business models.
A major shift has occurred in the financial world. More and more financial professionals have moved away from the industry’s traditional compensation model to a new one – in the eyes of many of them, a better one.
Save & Invest Even if Money Is Tight
For millennials, today is the right time.
If you are under 30, you have likely heard that now is the ideal time to save and invest. You know that the power of compound interest is on your side; you recognize the potential advantages of an early start.