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25
Jun

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: How to Reduce Your Risk

With billions of people connected through technology delivered through multiple devices, the likelihood of a data privacy security leak and cyber-attacks will not decrease but will continue to increase. Continue on to read more about data privacy and cybersecurity and reducing risk.

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23
Jun

Why Financial Planning Is Essential for Law Enforcement Professionals

Law enforcement can be a rewarding profession, but it often comes with stress, unpredictable work schedules, and financial stress.

Although some law enforcement positions offer a pension, often it is not enough to last their lifetime. In addition, many law enforcement professionals do not have another retirement savings plan in place. Also, life insurance carrier options can be limited due to the underwriter’s views of occupational risk and early death. Here we examine why financial planning is essential to law enforcement professionals due to their unique profession.

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21
Jun

Backdoor Roth IRA Conversions: What You Need to Know For 2022

Some changes are coming for converting your traditional to a Roth IRA as part of the Build Back Better Bill that the U.S. House approved in November 2021. If you are considering a ‘backdoor’ Roth IRA conversion or are curious about what it is, this article will help you understand the changes coming to this strategy starting in 2022.

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20
Jun

What Do Rising Home Prices Mean for Your Estate?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been rising home prices. According to Fannie Mae, they’ll continue to climb by 11.2% this year and expand at a more modest rate in 2023.

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19
Jun

Protect Yourself and Your Assets Through Estate Planning

Basic estate planning is something that everyone should do. Regardless of your age, marital status, and if you’re a parent or not. It is a great way to protect yourself and your assets.

According to a 2021 poll by Gallup, slightly half of U.S. adults (46%) have a will that dictates what happens to their assets when they die. Other findings from the May 2021 poll include:

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17
Jun

Five Tips for Organizing Your Home Office

A clean, organized home office is vital to stay focused, make the most of every workday, and separate your work and home life. Whether your home office is a desk in your kitchen or a dedicated room, it can quickly become filled with clutter causing you stress. In honor of Organize Your Home Office Day on March 8th, we’ve compiled this list of tips to organize your home office:

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16
Jun

Inflation and How It Affects Every Industry

Inflation is the rate at which the cost of goods and services rises. Inflation affects and is measured by the consumer price index (CPI), which monitors the average prices of goods and services across categories like food, vehicles, apparel, and healthcare services.

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15
Jun

How You Can Achieve a Stress-Free Retirement

Contrary to popular belief, retirement doesn’t always mean a stress-free lifestyle. It’s pretty standard for retirees to face stress from new challenges and worries. The good news is there are steps you can take to achieve a stress-free retirement and enjoy a happy and fulfilling life away from the working world. Here are some tips to help you achieve a stress-free retirement as you prepare:

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1
Aug

The Time is Right for Safe Summer Travel

Finally, it appears that the time is right for safe summer travel while the pandemic numbers are low and people can safely distance themselves. If you’re thinking of planning a trip, here are a few trends to keep in mind to keep you and your family safe as you embark on your next adventure:

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1
Aug

It’s Back to School Time! Is Your Wallet Ready?

Back to school time is quickly approaching, and you may be dreading the hit to your wallet back-to-school shopping can cause. Paying for supplies like a new backpack and pencils, the back-to-school photo package, or fees for extracurricular activities can create an extra expense. But, creating a budget ahead of back-to-school time can help alleviate your stress. Here are a few ways to save money this back to school season:

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