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July 24, 2017

Think about this analogy: When an airplane is preparing to land, it doesn’t descend 30,000 feet in a matter of seconds. Rather, it happens gradually.

The pilot adjusts to the landscape and weather conditions to assure a soft landing. In the years leading up to retirement, you should begin to…


July 17, 2017

There are very few parts of life that remain untouched by technology in one way or another. From medicine to autonomous cars, we’re advancing at breakneck speed — and in many ways, our lives are greatly improved because of it.

In the workplace, advances in technology allow us to work in…


July 10, 2017

Home sweet home has new meaning in the workforce.

According to GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, there are 3.7 million employees (2.8 percent of the workplace) who work from home at least half the time, and the number of regular teleworkers has grown by 103 percent since 2005. There are a multitude of…

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June 26, 2017

We’re getting close to the Fourth of July, when we celebrate the freedoms we enjoy in this country.

The U.S. constitution grants us many of these liberties, but we have to earn others — such as our financial freedom. What steps can you take to achieve the financial independence you need…


June 19, 2017

Starting a small business is never an easy task.

At a minimum, a business plan, perseverance and the necessary funds are needed. The Small Business Administration offers various types of loans for small businesses. To apply, visit a lending institution that participates in SBA programs so that the…


June 12, 2017

We’ve all heard the stories. Some “lucky” person picks the winning numbers, prances before the cameras in what can only be described as a media lovefest and lives happily ever after, free of financial worries.

OK, the first two points are correct, but the happily ever after…


June 05, 2017

If you’re going to achieve all of your financial goals, you will need to save and invest throughout your lifetime.

However, to really complete your financial picture, you’ll need adequate life insurance for your situation. But your need for insurance will vary at different times of your…


May 29, 2017

There is a lot of pressure these days on marketers and companies to produce content that goes viral … and that can be paralyzing to a business owner.

Today’s challenge is finding a messaging tool that helps cut through the barrage of messages consumers receive and keeps their attention…


May 22, 2017

If you are just getting started on investing, it’s important to get a grasp on the basics. A proper perspective from the beginning may improve your opportunities for long-term investment success. Here are five concepts that can be helpful for new investors to understand:

■ If you are…


May 15, 2017

A popular storyline in science fiction, the concept of technological singularity states, in a nutshell, is that there will eventually come a point in time when society will become so technologically advanced that machines will no longer need humans to “survive.”

Luckily, we’re not…

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