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Making College Affordable

podcast Jul 11, 2022
 

Making College Affordable

The cost of college has been increasing at a rate greater than inflation for years, creating a financial challenge for college students and their families. 

Not to mention college graduates are also leaving their...

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Life Insurance Explained

podcast Jul 09, 2022
 

Life Insurance Explained

Today's podcast our guest contributor will discuss  life insurance, who needs it, why and factors that should go into determining how much is needed.

Generally, the primary purpose of life...

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Redefining The American Dream To Live Financially Free

podcast Jun 21, 2022
 

Redefining The American Dream To Live Financially Free

Can you imagine waking up every day excited to start your day? Being passionate about your work? 

How does the idea of doing what you want to do, when you want to do it with whomever you want to do it with sound to you? 

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Why Everyone Needs Estate Planning

podcast Jun 14, 2022
 

Why Everyone Needs Estate Planning

This week's guest contributor is Donna Hartl an attorney and Certified Public Accountant.

She focuses tax planning, tax dispute work, estate planning, guardianship, probate and trust administration. Donna has also been named an Illinois Super...

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The Secret To Financial Success? It's Not About Money

podcast Jun 06, 2022
 

The Secret To Financial Success? It's Not About Money

This week’s episode focuses on the emotional and holistic side of money...the stories we  tell ourselves about money. Stories are the messages we receive about money in childhood often from parents and reinforced in our...

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Health Insurance 101: Understanding The Basics

podcast May 31, 2022
 

Health insurance is confusing and complicated with a language of its own...premiums, deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance, etc. If you are in the market for a policy, I suggest taking The Insurance People on that journey with you. 

In this week's podcast episode guest...

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The Student Loan Crisis: Qualifying For Forgiveness

podcast May 23, 2022
 

In this week's podcast we are having a conversation about the $1.7 trillion gorilla in the room….called student loans. America is in a student loan crisis whether it is willing to admit it or not. 

Here are a few stats to help you understand the gravity of the...

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Protecting The Place You Call Home

podcast May 15, 2022
 
 Our homes are one of the largest wealth building assets the majority of us own. So, it makes sense that we would do all we could to protect it. But…sometimes, we don’t know what we don’t know. 
 

 How Do You Know If You Have Adequate Insurance...

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40+ and No Retirement Savings

podcast Feb 10, 2022
 

Fidelity’s rule of thumb for how much you should have saved based upon your age is as follows:

 3   X Salary @ 40 years old

 6   X Salary @ 50 years old

 8   X Salary @ 60 years old

10  X Salary @ 67 years old

However, the amount of money needed...

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529 Plans Demystified

podcast Oct 27, 2021

Is The Cost Worth It?

 

There's been some debate questioning the cost benefit of a four year degree because of the skyrocketing cost of college and the loan burden that this place on students and their families, it's becoming a generational anxiety.

Just for fun, I researched the initial...

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