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5 Financial Considerations of Gray Divorce

5 Financial Considerations of Gray Divorce

I recently read an article stating divorce rates in the United States are declining – except for people over 50. There are many reasons this could be happening. Some may find that the longer they live, there are more opportunities to grow—and grow apart. Or they discover that as the kids grow up and move out, the glue that holds a marriage together disappears. Another thought is that with more women working and becoming financially independent, there may not be a financial need to stay together. But you should be aware that gray divorce – divorce after 50 – can be financially devastating without careful planning. To help out, here are 5 financial considerations of gray divorce.

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3 Tips to Raise Your Credit Score

3 Tips to Raise Your Credit Score

Your credit score is an important factor in your financial life. After reading my July blog post, did you find yourself wondering how to raise your credit score? Regularly checking your report for errors is a great first step to maintaining your score. And as promised, here are some valuable tips to help raise your credit score.

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What is Your Credit Score and Why Does It Matter?

What is Your Credit Score and Why Does It Matter?

Have you given much thought to your credit score?  It won’t surprise me if your answer is no.  Most of us know that a bad score can prevent us from getting a loan or credit card.  But many people don’t have any idea what their credit score is, how to improve it, or why it even matters. 

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5 Trending Money Terms and What They Mean

5 Trending Money Terms and What They Mean

Have you heard of FAANG, Zelle, and Negative Yield Bonds?  To help educate our current and prospective clients, we want to define some words that have recently had an increase in internet searches.  Below are five current money terms, what they mean, and how they are used in today’s world.

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Ways to Cope with a Significant Market Downturn

Ways to Cope with a Significant Market Downturn

On March 12, 2020, the S&P 500 entered a bear market for the first time in 11 years.  And this bear market could go down as one of the most severe in history given how quickly it occurred after reaching a new high in mid-February.  But this is not the first bear market we have experienced, nor will it be the last. 

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