Category Archives: Cash Flow

Managing the Equifax Data Breach

on October 9, 2017

  The Equifax data breach is a serious issue that, unfortunately, is still developing. Equifax is one of the three largest consumer credit reporting agencies, and initial reports suggest 143 million people may have been impacted.

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Prosperity Points for Financial Football

on September 1, 2017

Everyone loves college football just about as much as they hate organizing their finances. However, the two activities have more in common than you might think. They require a good offense, a solid defense, and some effective special teams. To play financial offense, you have to be proactive with your money. These steps include creating…

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Job Changer’s Financial Checklists

on January 23, 2017

This blog post is provided by the Financial Planning Association. As you look forward to starting a new job, it’s important to consider how you will manage your finances while making the transition from one employer to the next.

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The Finances of a Family Vacation

on July 13, 2015

Here are some ideas taken from a talk I gave about the finances of planning your family vacation. Remember that you don’t want to still be paying for it at the holidays! Plan Early Less expensive tickets, rooms, rental cars Make a list so you don’t forget items Trip anticipation valuable part of vacation benefit

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Are There Any Disadvantages Associated with Paying off a Mortgage Early?

on July 6, 2015

Here is an article provided by the Financial Planning Association!  Are There Any Disadvantages Associated with Paying off a Mortgage Early? The disadvantages, if any, may stem from the financial trade-offs that a mortgage holder needs to make when paying off the mortgage. Paying it off typically requires a cash outlay equal to the amount of…

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Budgets and Diets are Four Letter Words!

on October 17, 2014

I have a confession to make:  I am terrible when I decide to go on a diet.  Actually, it’s more complicated than that.  The universe conspires against me when I decide to go on a diet.  It begins when I decide that I need to lose a few pounds.  Now, I understand that I should…

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