Spin on Spending

It can be burdensome to wonder what will happen to your estate upon your passing. However, there are plans you can put in place, with the help of professionals, to alleviate some of that weight. Estate planning is a process designed to help you manage and preserve...

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Whether you’re roasting marshmallows by a campfire, tailgating at a football game, or just enjoying the crisp cool nights with friends and family, the fall is a great time to be outdoors and great time to make improvements to one of your greatest assets — your home....

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Having a place to put money that you don’t need to spend on bills or necessities can help curb unnecessary spending. A savings account can hold your money for emergencies and be a good way to set aside money for a future purchase. To help you start your savings off in...

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Go out into your yard and dig a big hole. Every month throw $50 into it but do not take any money out until you are ready to buy a house, send your child to college, or retire. It sounds a little crazy, right? This is what investing without setting clear-cut goals is...

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Forty years ago, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5847 and marked August 21 as the day seniors will be celebrated. The majority of seniors being celebrated at the time were people who lived through world wars and difficult economic times, banded together to...

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Pet scams are big business these days, with scammers posing as breeders and raking in money from many people in the United States. The Better Business Bureau estimates that pet scam reports have increased nearly five times since 2017, when the trend first came to...

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The Game of Life (the board game introduced by Milton Bradley as The Checkered Game of Life) was originally created over 160 years ago, in 1860. In the modern version released in 1960, the game starts out with an interesting scenario. Each player must choose whether...

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Quick question: Would you prefer to inherit—1. A $200,000 portfolio of stocks and bonds, or 2. A $200,000 IRA invested in the same stocks and bonds? All things being equal, the IRA should be your second choice since it comes with an income tax obligation. Most...

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