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Paying off Your Mortgage Early? Consider These 4 Factors

The feeling of being mortgage-free is priceless, and the security of owning your “castle” outright — especially during times of financial upheaval — can help you sleep more easily at night. For millions of people, accelerating that final mortgage payment makes good financial sense. In some circumstances, however, the money you would spend making extra […]

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

If you have ever bought a house, received a business loan or even gotten a credit card, you probably know your credit score. If you aren’t familiar with your credit score, it is a number that represents your risk or worthiness to pay off what is lended to you. These scores range from 300 to […]

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12.20.2017

2017 Readers’ Picks

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to an end! This year we introduced our Planning and Advice section. Throughout the year, we’ve shared articles about your Medicare options, retirement ideas that help you set goals and protect your future, ways to strengthen the outlook for your business, tips on how life insurance works, […]

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12.20.2017

How to Use an Annuity

Are you afraid of outliving your savings? Would you like to add another source of income in retirement? If so, an annuity might be right for you. So what is an annuity? An annuity is a lump sum investment that provides a steady income for a fixed period or life. Annuities grow at either a […]

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12.11.2017

Ways to Save Money Throughout the Holidays

The holidays give us many fun chances to celebrate the joy that friends and family bring us. But all those celebrations can really add up. Going to a festive holiday party may mean buying a hostess gift. Lots of family visiting for the holidays may mean lots of gifts to buy. But, there are ways […]

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