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The Other Side of the Journey – Family and Financial Planning

by Robin Bitner Legendary basketball coach John Wooden said simply: “The most important thing in the world is family and love.” Who can argue with that?

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529 College Savings Plan, financial advisor, Carson Wealth, Omaha, Nebraska

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How a 529 College Savings Plan Can Help Make Summer Dreams a Reality

I have always loved the feeling of summer. Once Memorial Day celebrations kick off, the atmosphere seems to relax. Sunshine, water and sunscreen seem to be everyone’s focus. Long, warm nights are filled with the sounds of lawn mowers and children laughing.

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Why I Became a Financial Advisor- A Tale of My Heroes

By: Jaymon Meikle Over the years I have been able to listen to some remarkable lectures from some very inspiring people. One of my all-time favorites is Simon Sinek. If you do not know who he is, you should look him up.

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Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, tax/taxes/taxable

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Should you invest in a Roth or Traditional IRA?

Multiple retirement savings vehicles are available but having options can be overwhelming. Each option comes with different rules leading to a variance of outcomes in the short-term and long-term. It’s not that dissimilar to choosing what to eat.

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planning through the decades

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The Progression of Financial Planning Through Every Decade of Your Life

Your career and lifestyle look completely different when you’re in your 20s compared to when you’re in your 60s – your financial focus and planning in each decade should follow suit. I’ve highlighted three financial tactics to focus on in each decade of your life starting with your 20s.

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buying a car

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How to Buy a Car Without Losing Your Mind (or Your Wallet)

Having to buy a car is like having a sliver stuck under my fingernail. It’s painful and annoying, I know I have to deal with it, but it’s going to take forever. Might as well pack a lunch too, because the second you decide you want to test drive something they have you trapped.

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Honoring the Hero’s Story on Memorial Day

By: Bruce Eisenhauer Every year on Memorial Day, I reflect on those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Those who put the needs of their country ahead of their own. Those who defended the ideals of freedom and democracy while protecting their brothers and sisters in arms. They knew death was a very real possibility and still went forward.

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estate planning, financial planning,

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Why You Need a Will (and You Need One Today)

Who wants to spend an afternoon thinking about their mortality? No one, which is why more than half of Americans don’t even have a will. The foundation of your estate plan is a Last Will and Testament. Without a will, you are leaving the disposition of your assets and the guardianship of your minor children to a court.

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long term care planning

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5 Reasons to Think About Long-Term Care Planning Today

I once received an email from a family friend about long-term care insurance. He was frustrated over a premium increase – which wasn’t the first rate hike – yet, he was still thankful for the policy. Despite the rising cost, he knew the importance of long-term care insurance in helping protect himself and his family.

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What are My Options for My Old 401(k)?

Author: Jaymon Meikle You’ve finally done it. You quit your old job and accepted a new one that fits your dreams. You never thought you’d be leaving your old job, but the new opportunity was too good to pass up. Everything seems to be going your way and you’re enthusiastic about the years to come.

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