More likely than not, you’ve changed jobs at least a couple times in your career. When you change companies, it isn’t unusual to leave behind or forget your retirement account (401(k), 403(b), 457, TSP). Often, these old accounts are neglected or rarely revisited for many years. But tending to them is important. Your original investment…

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‘Tis the season of gratitude. Thanksgiving is perhaps one of the most underappreciated holidays, but most needed. Given the year we have endured it may be difficult to be naturally thankful. This year may require us to purposefully and intentionally seek to be grateful. Gratitude Attitude There are so many things beyond our individual control…

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When was the last time you visited the doctor? Perhaps it was an annual check-up or physical. Whenever that last visit was, you likely were not wondering whether your physician had your best interests at heart when you asked questions about your health. Unfortunately, the same can’t always be said when you visit a fiscal…

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Zig Ziglar quote

If you’ve been saving towards retirement for any length of time, chances are you’ve heard about IRAs, Roth IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and 007(e)(i)(e)(i)(o)s (okay, that last one wasn’t real). All these accounts are great, and you should be using them as best fits your circumstance. But there is one other account that can boost your…

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The brain has a lot of gray matter but hates gray areas. As a planning machine, the brain needs information that is certain so it can figure out the best course of action. And when we don’t get certain information, we get agitated. Perhaps you have said, “I don’t care if the news is good…

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