February 2010

How Can a Woman Find a Financial Advisor She Can Trust?

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Tweet Here is a step by step process, with specific questions to ask, to help you find a trusted financial advisor: Recommendations Decide what you need help with first.  Then talk to family members, friends, your accountant, your lawyer.  Get some names.  And then the fun begins!  Do not assume since your brother-in-law or co-worker [...]

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When is the Best Time to Start Investing?

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Tweet When is the best time to start investing?  I hear this question a lot, and here’s how you decide: Right Now Once you have a fully-funded emergency fund in place, and all your debt paid off (with the exception of your mortgage), then when is the best time to invest? The very best time to [...]

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How to Green Up Every Celebration

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Tweet Yes, I know it’s the Red Holiday coming up this weekend.  Thought the green and purple hearts were pretty cool though . . . This guest post is by Lynn Colwell and Corey Colwell-Lipson, mother and daughter and co-authors of Celebrate Green! Creating Eco-Savvy Holidays, Celebrations and Traditions for the Whole Family, which is [...]

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What to Do Before You Start Investing

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Tweet Here are the things that should be in place before you start investing, and I give credit to attending Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University with my husband for my diehard insistence on these rules: Emergency Fund You need an Emergency Fund, in a investment you can access quickly. Use a money market or savings account.  [...]

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Do You Need a Financial Advisor?

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Tweet Here are some signs you may need a Financial Advisor to help you with a financial plan for your family: You are busy – just when do you think I would have the time to research all of my financial options? You have a nagging feeling you could be doing better with your finances, [...]

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