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Heartbreaks that begets Labor Day

by Randy Brunson Level 16
            After the Civil War ended, expansion began.  This building out of the west required oil, coal, steel, wood, the products that were made from these materials, and a way to get these products to where they ...(more)
Comment   |  Sep 04, 2016 from Suwanee, GA
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How Do Stocks Perform in Presidential Election Years?

by Andrew Comstock, CFA Level 20
This election season is shaping up to be one of the most unusual presidential races we have seen in a long time. With the election a little under 75 days to go (only 75 more days of political ads!) it seems to be a ...(more)
Comment   |  Aug 25, 2016 from Leawood, KS
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Weekly Stock Market Commentary 7/1/16

by Lawrence G. McMillan Level 6
Stocks had a violent downside reaction to the Brexit vote in Britain. But while the damage was severe, it was short-lived. Over the past four days, a huge rally has emerged that has nearly wiped out the Brexit ...(more)
Comment   |  Jul 06, 2016
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The Primerica Foundation Donates $25,000 to Ending Hunger in Gwinnett

by Adam W Walls Level 6
The Primerica Foundation Donates $25,000 to Ending Hunger in Gwinnett(more)
Comment   |  May 23, 2016
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Why Vietnam Veterans Are My Heroes

by Chad W Schiel Level 15
Six months ago during the week of observing Memorial Day, I attended a Toastmasters meeting with a friend of mine. Having never been to one, I didn’t really know what to expect. The topic of conversation was in regards ...(more)
Comment   |  Apr 12, 2016 from San Clemente, CA
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Three Tips to Doubling REAL World Exposure with Linkedin

by Chad W Schiel Level 15
I have a love/hate relationship with social media! On the one hand I love social media, but then again it’s hard not to when you have more than doubled your business as a result of LinkedIn. On the other hand, I can’t ...(more)
Comment   |  Apr 12, 2016 from San Clemente, CA
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Three Applications To De-Clutter Your Life

by Theodore Michael Jenkin Level 19
    Request a FREE no obligation consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net   Every day, we become more and more inundated with the overwhelming onslaught of e-mails in our inboxes.  Technology ...(more)
Comment   |  Nov 30, 2015 from Alpharetta, GA
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How To Maximize Your Verizon Smart Rewards

by Theodore Michael Jenkin Level 19
How To Maximize Your Verizon Smart Rewards   When most people think about their loyalty rewards programs, the first words out of their mouths are about their frequent flyer miles.   In addition to that, families get ...(more)
Comment   |  Nov 05, 2015 from Alpharetta, GA
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Looking Beyond Salary – How to Evaluate A Job Offer

by Kristin McFarland Level 19
If you’re lucky enough to be comparing job offers, it’s easy to just focus on the salary. After all, for most people this is the largest and most important part of their compensation. However, to truly evaluate a job ...(more)
Comment   |  Sep 16, 2015 from Boston, MA
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Consider Premium Bonds To Counter Interest Rate Risk

by Salo Aizenberg Level 7
Many investors shun premium bonds, believing that it is a mistake to pay more than face value for a bond. After all, there will be a capital loss when the bond is repaid at maturity. Many bond buyers instead prefer to ...(more)
Comment   |  Jun 19, 2015
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5 Father’s Day Gifts For Under $100

by Theodore Michael Jenkin Level 19
Father’s Day is right around corner and it’s always hard to figure out what to get for Dad’s.  Skip the socks, ties, golf attire, and homemade gifts, and take a look a few ideas that I put together for under $100.   Dad ...(more)
Comment   |  Jun 18, 2015 from Alpharetta, GA
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How to Be Generous to Family and Yourself

by George Cabalu Level 20
Graduations, holidays, birthdays, and weddings are just some of the life events that can make us think about large gifts to children and grandchildren. “Often, we want the next and future generations to have a better ...(more)
Comment   |  Apr 24, 2015
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Consumer Protection

by Kimberly L. Curtis, CFP®, ChFC, CLU, ... Level 20
As security breaches and hacking becomes more prevalent, protecting your digital self has become more essential. We’ve listed five steps to making your identity safer.  1. Check your credit report annually. Make sure ...(more)
Comment   |  Apr 02, 2015 from Denver, CO
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Investing Your Time in God and Family

by Michael C Pemberton Level 19
Time is our most important asset.  As a father of a 5 and 1 year old, I will never get back the time I have with them now.  What are the benefits to spending more time with the Lord and your family?  How will that ...(more)
Comment   |  Sep 25, 2014 from Atlanta, GA
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Planning Goes A Long Way, Part 2

by Randy Neumann, CFP® Level 18
      My most recent column provided a list of things to do when a loved one dies.  Since there wasn’t sufficient space to complete the list, here is the rest.  You might want to save this list with other important ...(more)
Comment   |  Jul 16, 2014 from Paramus, NJ
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Fun ways to save on expenses

by Peter Cacioppo Level 16
As to expenses, careful review of recurring bills such as various phone bills, television bills and similar items may allow you to change your relationship with the companies and save a few dollars every week.  Use of ...(more)
Comment   |  Jul 03, 2014 from La Jolla, CA
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Spam (that are fraudulent) emails

by Peter Cacioppo Level 16
One thing to not participate in is the spam emails you receive on your home computer of the nature that it sounds like a bank or credit union is wanting you to click back to their site; all of these are fakes when it is ...(more)
1 Comment   |  Jul 03, 2014 from La Jolla, CA
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3 Ways to Teach Your Children Delayed Gratification

by Michael C Pemberton Level 19
Buy now!  Just do it!  No need to wait!  People love instant gratification.  Getting what you want instantly feels good but it’s not a wise way of life.  Kids and adults who are impulsive end up misusing credit, ...(more)
Comment   |  Apr 08, 2014 from Atlanta, GA
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How To Handle Stock Options

by Randy Neumann, CFP® Level 18
      Recently, I wrote a financial plan for a client who had stock options. This is a complicated area because it includes taxation, market and concentration risk, public versus private company, et al. However, to sum ...(more)
Comment   |  Mar 28, 2014 from Paramus, NJ
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How do you teach your children to save?

by Michael C Pemberton Level 19
Intuitively, we all know saving is important.  With the average American household in $15k of credit card debt, it’s important that we instill the value of saving in the younger generation.   How do you teach our ...(more)
Comment   |  Mar 06, 2014 from Atlanta, GA
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