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Abundance and the number eight

January 13, 2015

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Abundance and the number eight by Elyse Ann —  It seems that everywhere we turn now, there is talk about the financial health of our country and the many financial hurdles that we are facing. Yet some people believe that the financial crisis is an illusion, and I concur. In fact, I would go so […]

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Living healthy on a budget

January 9, 2015

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Living healthy on a budget by Jacque Miller —  With today’s economy, it is a great time to challenge yourself to see how healthily you can feed your family on a budget. Many of us are cutting corners wherever we can and we may be finding it hard to provide affordable, healthy options for our […]

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What is your money blueprint?

December 9, 2014

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What is your money blueprint? by Laura Orsini —  Each of us has an underlying philosophy about money, probably the one we grew up with, the belief we have had instilled in us since birth. We either believe having money is a good thing (and we probably have a good amount of it) or, more […]

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How to improve your financial health

June 30, 2014

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How to Improve Your Financial Health by Dr. Larry Wilson —  The next few years are likely be a time of transition, during which old financial structures collapse as new and better ones replace them. Overall, the changes will be wonderful. However, the transition may be difficult for those who are unprepared. Changes could include […]

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Climate change denial funders hide donations

February 18, 2014

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  by Mary Budinger —  Most donations behind the climate change denial effort in the United States are “dark money,” or concealed funding, finds the first peer-reviewed, comprehensive analysis ever conducted on the sources of funding behind the campaign. A new study by Drexel University environmental sociologist Robert J. Brulle, Ph.D., found that the largest […]

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Embracing life without the buzz

February 2, 2014

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by Lucinda Lintz —  When you think about it, having boring finances is not such a bad situation. It simply means that everything is under control and you no longer are experiencing a wild fluctuation between spending and hoarding money. There is enough, we all have enough, we are enough and we can, therefore, create […]

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Do you know the facts about Healthcare Advance Directives?

January 13, 2014

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by Stephanie Montgomery —  Fewer than 25 percent of Americans have expressed in writing their thoughts about how they wish to be cared for at the end of life. By expressing your wishes clearly and in writing, you help your family and friends carry out these wishes regarding your healthcare, if or when you become […]

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Funeral planning: Be a smart consumer

October 11, 2013

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by Stephanie Montgomery —  When a loved one dies, grieving family members and friends are often confronted with dozens of decisions about the final arrangements. These decisions must be made quickly and often during a time of great emotional distress. Every family is different, and not everyone wants the same type of funeral services or […]

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How to be a great networker

October 3, 2013

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by Mary Sanders —  How often do you think about being on the giving side instead of the receiving side? Many people attend networking meetings with the attitude of “What am I going to get out of this?” Sadly, the regulars in a group know this type of visitor all too well. They attend one […]

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Taking care of financial clarity

September 13, 2013

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by Lucinda Lintz —  Splurging can have its consequences, as most of us have probably experienced from time to time. Accepting the splurge can be the key to unleashing the power to change spending behaviors. Accept, forgive and move on — consciously. Splurging with our eyes wide open allows room to make changes in behavior […]

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What is the definition of a “poor” millionaire?

September 6, 2013

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by Dr. John Demartini —  Results of a recent news poll conducted for the Australian Institute found that 62 percent of Australians, including 48 percent of the richest 20 percent, believe they cannot afford to buy everything they really need. Among those who live in households with an income of more than $100,000, fewer than […]

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Mapping your path with a business plan

July 29, 2013

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by Bruce Hodgman —  You would not start out on a cross-country trek without a map, so why would you try to start a business without a business plan? The importance of a comprehensive, thoughtful business plan cannot be overemphasized. A business plan precisely defines your business, identifies your goals and serves as your firm’s […]

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Healthcare decisions, decisions, decisions!

May 24, 2013

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by Mary Sanders —  Making healthcare decisions is a subject people often would rather avoid. The subject of an advance directive document is so low on people’s to-do lists, one might just turn to the last page and start glancing upward. But, healthcare directives could be the most important and compassionate gift you ever provide […]

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