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Finding the Right Money and Marriage Mix

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 07:31
With marriage comes excitement—and reflection for where you've been and where you're headed together in life. Enhance all of the positivity surrounding this new stage with proactive discussions and planning to make sure you and your spouse are on the same page long before you say, "I do." Remember, you're in this together. Your lifelong commitment also means working together to ensure you reach your shared goals long after the wedding bells have rung. Read more...

Where Your Retirement Money Goes

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:00
Wealth alone cannot buy a quality retirement any more than it can buy happiness—but having a solid financial foundation can make those years more enjoyable. Read more...

Joint Checking Accounts: Know Your Partner

Wednesday, 06 July 2016 00:00
Not all joint checking accounts are born from marriages, but a good majority of them are. An article from The Huffington Post cites "finances" as number seven in The 10 Most Common Reasons People Get Divorced. "It's not usually the lack of finances that causes the divorce," authors Lisa L. Payne, Kim Olver and Deborah Roth write, "but the lack of compatibility in the financial area." Read more...

Standing As a Strong Leader

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00
For women in the workplace, highlighting your natural strengths is key. Read more...

Filling Your Emergency Information Kit

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00
If the unexpected occurs, will you have the right information at hand? Read more...

Successful Women

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00
PLAYING CATCH-UPIf you haven't saved enough for retirement, you've still got time. Longer lives mean longer retirements—and for women especially, who are expected to live five years longer than their male counterparts, this fact can pose a retirement dilemma. You see, according to Bloomberg.com, women, on average, find themselves more than $268,000 short of what they'll need to retire comfortably at age 65. Men aren't immune either. They're $212,000 off track. What this means is that a woman preparing for retirement needs to set aside $126 for every $100 a man sets aside—a 26 percent gender gap. With 53 percent… Read more...
Are you interested in organizing your home and making some extra money? If your answer is yes, empty out your basements, attics and storage units and bring your items to the HSB Bookstore Indoor Garage Sale. On April 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Home School Building Bookstore is holding a huge indoor garage sale! Read more...

Diversify Your Income

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 00:00
Branching out allows your retirement savings to weather different seasons There are many factors to consider when it comes to planning for a secure and fulfilling retirement—from how you'll fill your time to where you'll live and how you'll pay for it all. One solution is diversifying your retirement income. Read more...

Senior Real Estate Specialist® Program

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00
A Senior Real Estate Specialist® or SRES® designee is a realtor who possesses the necessary expertise to address the financial and lifestyle needs of homebuyers and sellers ages 50+. A SRES® Realtor® has unique knowlege of how reverse mortgages, 401(k) accounts, IRAs, Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security can affect real esate decisions. Diane Culver, with Keller Williams, is a SRES® designee Read more...

Make Yourself at Home

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00
Take the time to create a space that's just right for you now and in the future! It seems many Americans agree with Dorothy Gale of Kansas: There really is no place like home. We spend years, decades even, creating a space that reflects our families, our lives, our personalities and our comforts. So it is little wonder that home is where the heart is and where we hope to live out the rest of our days. Read more...
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