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(StatePoint) Are you looking to maintain the lifestyle you were accustomed to during your working years? It’s possible, as long as you find simple ways to cut costs on the goods and services you care about most.

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(NewsUSA) - The demographics of wealth in the United States are shifting -- with women controlling a larger portion of household finances and minority communities continually building wealth -- but the makeup of today's financial- planning workforce does not reflect this change.

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(BPT) - If your son or daughter is a high school senior this year, you're probably in the midst of applying to colleges right now. There’s a lot for everyone to think about — where to apply, the steps involved in the application process — and of course, the finances.

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(BPT) - Even in ordinary times, managing finances is challenging. Since the pandemic, financial stressors have only been magnified. Job insecurity and increasing expenses are just two of many issues confronting American families. In honor of Financial Planning Month, read on for five strateg…

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(BPT) - The COVID-19 pandemic has affected food prices more than nearly any other part of the household budget. In April, the Food-at-Home Consumer Price Index increased 2.7%, which was the largest monthly jump since 1974. From June 2019 to June 2020, food prices are up 5.6%. Why is this hap…

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(BPT) - The savings habits of Americans appear to be shifting in light of the challenging circumstances of the past few months. In addition to shoring up personal savings, there are indications that Americans are reforming their habits in other key areas like healthcare and retirement as the…

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(NewsUSA) - Making a choice now that will provide you with the best possible healthcare coverage in 2021 can be stressful. People with Medicare face this decision during the Annual Election Period, from October 15 through December 7. While we can't fully predict the future or our potential h…

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(StatePoint) National Hispanic Heritage Month, observed from September 15 to October 15, recognizes the culture and contributions of U.S. Hispanics to American society. The second largest ethnic or racial group in the U.S., Hispanics contributed $2.6 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2018, hav…

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(NAPSI)—Here’s a look at something you may not like to think about—but could still be good to know: a funeral concierge can help you navigate planning a funeral and negotiating related expenses. Funeral concierge services are available from Everest Funeral Package, LLC. How It WorksExpert Ev…

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(NAPSI)—Over five million homes are sold in America every year, according to realtors. If you’d like one of them to be yours, there are a few facts you should know. In a perfect world, you’d fall in love with a new home, submit an offer, and have the seller accept it. The world, however, is …

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(NAPSI)—Your company can get money from a surprising source: the Post Office.That’s because the U.S. Postal Service now has a program that gives credits to registered businesses that use Click-N-Ship® services. As of August 1, 2020, businesses can earn these credits when they buy Priority Ma…

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(BPT) - October is National Financial Planning Month, a time when we traditionally slow down, check in and make some progress toward our long-term financial goals. Big-picture money objectives may feel difficult right now, while we grapple with the economic fallout from the pandemic and stru…

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(BPT) - If you currently have a flexible spending arrangement (FSA) or a health savings account (HSA) through your employer, you probably appreciate knowing that you have some pre-tax savings stashed away in case you need them for a healthcare expense. FSAs and HSAs aim to provide convenient…

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(BPT) - The job hunt after college is exhilarating and emotional while at the same time stressful and exhausting. Adding a global pandemic into the mix threatens to upend the process for the nearly 4 million 2020 graduates.

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(BPT) - Making the transition from military service to civilian life can be challenging on multiple fronts — and the toughest issue can be figuring out your next career move. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available for veterans and military families coping with the job hunt, mov…

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(StatePoint) It’s never fun to think about the possibility of getting sick or hurt, losing a home, needing extended medical care, or even dying, but these are extremely important topics to confront when planning your financial future.

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(StatePoint) Recent historic economic downturns and significant unemployment numbers and job losses have created considerable financial worries for families across the country. Health and safety concerns about returning to schools, childcare facilities, and office settings have only added to…

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(BPT) - Life constantly changes and no one can predict the future, which is why life insurance offers peace of mind that your loved ones are protected financially should anything happen to you. There are many life insurance options available, which is beneficial because that means you can fi…

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(NAPSI)—Every year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports, approximately 400,000 new small businesses open. If yours is among them—or you’d like it to be—this year, you’re probably facing unprecedented issues. Fortunately, there’s a well-established means to help your new or existing business…

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(BPT) - No one has escaped the effects of the pandemic, but working parents are struggling. Staring down a lack of childcare, new work-from-home situations, and insufficient support from employers or public resources, these individuals are nearing the end of their rope emotionally, and for m…

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(BPT) - Many of life’s interruptions can’t be predicted. Not having funds set aside for unexpected problems can leave you racking up high credit card debt or putting yourself in other difficult financial straits.

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(BPT) - Many people around the U.S. are relying on unemployment insurance assistance as the country battles the pandemic and associated economic effects. As unemployment has risen, fraudsters have been targeting consumers to steal unemployment insurance benefits. They do this by taking perso…

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(NAPSI)—Now is an excellent time to start or grow a business. While this may seem surprising, there are several reasons and very simple ways to go about it. For one thing, consumer needs and desires are increasing—and so are their savings accounts. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic An…

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(BPT) - For millions of Americans, life has been turned upside down by social distancing, quarantines and business closures from the COVID-19 pandemic. If your finances are stretched thin, Navy Federal Credit Union has tips to help you reset your budget and get back on track.

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored Content - Debt can be a crushing burden in the best of times. And right now, with more uncertainty in the world than we have ever experienced, it can be more terrifying than normal.