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Does your financial plan need schooling?

Even if your school days are long behind you, this is a perfect time to study and plot your financial future.

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The open road for less

We hope you’re having a blast, but we’d also like you to do so without fracturing your finances.

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The first outlay for the rest of your life

The beginning of summer is the peak of wedding season, and frankly, a lot of families will spend a lot more money this year on weddings than on graduation gifts and vacations combined.

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Legion DSOs there to help

Despite the fact we have both served, we had no idea that service officers were out there, or that The American Legion was a key player in what they do.

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Spread the word about new Roth TSP

The snow is melting as temperatures warm. But there’s more to celebrate than just spring and clean, invigorating air.

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Unlock the mystery of required minimum distributions

Unlock the mystery of required minimum distributions

The year is quickly winding down. For millions of Americans, that means the window for taking annual required minimum distributions (RMDs) from IRAs and other retirement plans is closing.

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Don’t get spooked when weighing 
changes to Medicare coverage

Don’t get spooked when weighing 
changes to Medicare coverage

Many seniors are scared to make changes to their coverage, intimidated by all the options available. But adjusting your plan can be a good thing.

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Five things you might not know about life insurance

Five things you might not know about life insurance

As a conversation-starter, life insurance is almost guaranteed to be followed by the type of silence normally found only in a hearing test chamber.

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Avoid debt regret when buying a new car

Avoid debt regret when buying a new car

With our focus firmly on the loan part of the car-buying process, here are three tips to keep you from disaster.

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Have ‘the talk’ about long-term care

Have ‘the talk’ about long-term care

Planning for the care of aging parents is a broad, complicated and often emotional topic.

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Don’t talk yourself out of planning, saving for retirement

Don’t talk yourself out of planning, saving for retirement

Survey results make it clear that “retirement” and “confidence” resemble oil and water more than peanut butter and jelly in America today.

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New addition means new approach to financial planning

New addition means new approach to financial planning

A study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicates that it will take a typical family almost $235,000 to raise a child.

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Tackle your financial resolutions one month at a time

Tackle your financial resolutions one month at a time

More often than not, the near-term events on our calendars or smart phones engulf our very existence.

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Don’t let money woes strain relationship

Don’t let money woes strain relationship

A leading cause of stress in many households often revolves around money.

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Save money using the commissary

Save money using the commissary

Trim grocery costs and put your money to work on things that last.

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Balanced portfolio may equal smoother ride

Balanced portfolio may equal smoother ride

Following age-old pearls of wisdom can help keep your nest egg from getting cracked.

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Home equity sometimes better left untapped

Home equity sometimes better left untapped

Getting a home equity loan can potentially put the roof over your head in peril.

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Millionaire in the military

Millionaire in the military

Saving $1 million while serving in the military is possible, with the proper planning.

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Solid advice

Solid advice

USAA certified financial planners will offer guidance on variety of financial issues facing America's veterans, their families.

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Emerge from the red in 2011

Emerge from the red in 2011

Follow these five tips to help reduce debt this year.

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Tackling debt

Tackling debt

Over the last few decades amassing debt has become an American way of life.

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Smart investing tips

Smart investing tips

Investing can be a little complicated, but these tips can help the process.

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Survival tips for renting out your home

Survival tips for renting out your home

With the housing market struggling, becoming a ‘reluctant landlord' is sometimes the next step.

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8 money lessons to teach your children well

8 money lessons to teach your children well

Your kids learn their money habits from you. Make sure to set the right example.

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Thrift Savings Plan

Thrift Savings Plan

Only half of those eligible are taking advantage of an important retirement savings tool provided by Uncle Sam.

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