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Estimated Read Time: 4 1/2 minutes Many employee benefits packages provide the usual retirement, vacation, health, vision, dental, basic life, and disability insurance benefits; however, some employers offer additional benefits. There are different benefit programs that can cover a variety of special circumstances. In some instances, they could be exactly what you need. Here are […]

Employer Benefits

October 21, 2022

Taking Full Advantage of Employer-Offered Special Benefits

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Estimated Read Time: 7 minutes Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance to retired individuals, regardless of their medical condition, and to certain younger people with disabilities or end-stage renal disease. As you age, you are more likely to develop health issues and require additional care or medication. Coverage through Medicare can help […]

Medicare

October 21, 2022

The Ins and Outs of Medicare

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Estimated Read Time: 5 minutes You want to retire comfortably when the time comes. You also want to help your child go to college. So how do you juggle the two? The truth is, saving for both your retirement and your child’s education at the same time can be a challenge. But take heart — […]

College Planning

September 21, 2022

Saving for Retirement and your Child’s Education

Cutting Spending for Retirement
529 Plans and Financial Aid

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Estimated Read Time: 4 minutes As the last blog highlighted, the financial aid process is all about assessing what a family can afford to pay for college and trying to fill the gap. To do this, the federal government and colleges examine a family’s income and assets to determine how much a family should be […]

College Planning

September 21, 2022

529 Plans: How They Could Affect Financial Aid Eligibility

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Estimated Read Time: 6 minutes It’s hard to talk about college without mentioning financial aid. Yet this pairing isn’t a marriage of love, but one of necessity. In many cases, financial aid may be the deciding factor in whether your child attends the college of his or her choice. That’s why it’s important to develop […]

College Planning

September 20, 2022

ABCs of Financial Aid

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Estimated Read Time: 6 minutes The thought of where and when to start saving for your child’s future can be an overwhelming task for many parents, but you need not worry. In this blog, I will discuss the rising cost of college, the importance of saving now, and options for saving for college. There’s no […]

College Planning

September 20, 2022

Saving for College

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Estimated read time: 4 minutes The long-anticipated Student Loan Relief plan was announced by the Biden administration on August 24th in response to skyrocketing college tuition costs over the last several decades. In fact, since 1980 total cost of four-year college tuition has nearly tripled after accounting for inflation. By contrast Pell Grants that once […]

College Planning

September 20, 2022

The Student Loan Relief Plan: Unpacking Student Loan Forgiveness for 2022