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How To Keep Your Marriage Intact During the Holidays

December 14, 2012

Are the holidays stressful for you?  Do they put extra strain on your marriage?  If you answered yes to either or both of those questions, you are certainly not alone.  Between traveling, business, and in-laws the stress level can run very high! Here are a few tips to help lower your stress level this coming […]

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Can A Mutual Fund Really Get a 12 Percent Return?

December 7, 2012

I don’t know about you, but I don’t plan on Social Security being there for my retirement.  The math just does not work.  Something major will happen in the next 35-40 years and I highly doubt it will be a good thing.  So what are you supposed to do? The easy answer is to take […]

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Marriage Insurance #5: Share Your Faith

November 29, 2012

Do you believe that marrying someone who shares the same faith with you is important?  Does marrying someone within your faith improve your chances of a successful marriage or is that just something your Grandma lectures about?  I recently came across a very interesting article about interfaith marriage. In the marriage insurance series, I take […]

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Keeping Up With the Joneses

October 16, 2012

We all do it to a degree.  Your brother-in-law gets a sweet new ride and it makes you want to get a new (slightly better than his) vehicle really bad.  Or your sister goes on and on about how great having a cleaning lady is and it starts sounding like a great idea to you […]

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Don’t Always Listen To Financial Experts

September 14, 2012

The title may seem ironic considering I give financial advice.  Through my reading of many financial blogs/journals/magazines, I have found that there is some really bad advice out there.  Much of it is really good.  In fact, I would say most of it is very good. I came across an article titled 9 Missteps on […]

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