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Borrowing Puts Burden on College Graduates

Borrowing Puts Burden on College Graduates

Walking across the stage to get that degree is a moment of celebration. But two-thirds of students graduate with loan debt and the average amount owed is $26,600, according to a 2012 report by the Institute for College Access and Success. If your child graduates owing...

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Life Insurance: A Wedding Present to Last a Lifetime

Life Insurance: A Wedding Present to Last a Lifetime

Am I taking care of the ones I love? The 19th century poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning expressed it eloquently… How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being...

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Making the Most of Your Survivorship Benefits

Making the Most of Your Survivorship Benefits

Pension Maximization, in short, is defined as making the most of your survivorship benefits – it enables you to take your full pension benefits at retirement while using a life insurance policy to replace the lost benefits to your spouse should you pass away first. ...

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Preparing for the Unexpected

Preparing for the Unexpected

In a recent article from Insurance News, Cyril Tuohy writes on the topic of "Critical Illness, a Fate Worse than Death". This interesting article explores the effects a sudden and unexpected illness can have on an individual financially. A few studies indicate that in...

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

What do you want to be when you grow up?

It's a question you've heard since you were a child, but one that's still relevant today. What do you want to do when your work life ends and retirement begins? Maybe you want to be a world traveler or an avid golfer. Perhaps you want to take up a new hobby or spend...

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Why Is a College Education Worth It?

Why Is a College Education Worth It?

Universities are getting less state support these days and the additional costs are being passed on to you. But the cost of college shouldn’t be a factor when your child graduates high school. A degree is a valuable tool. According to the U.S. Department of Education,...

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