Money

One of the keys to a sound financial strategy is spending less than you take in, and then finding a way to put your excess to work. A money management approach involves creating budgets to understand and make decisions about where your money is going. It also involves knowing where you may be able to put your excess cash to work.

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An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Let’s schedule your annual financial review

An annual review is a yearly financial checkup – a chance to assess the decisions you’ve made this year and ensure you’re still on track to reach your goals. Let’s schedule yours today to discuss your financial priorities and goals, including what’s changed and what hasn’t. Call my office or simply reply to this email.

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This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

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