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In our series of articles on getting your financial life in order, we are just about through the initial phase, determining your cash flow. You’ve come up with

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In the first issue of this series, we began the journey to getting your financial life in order starting with cash flow. By now you have a list of all your

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Let’s begin with cash flow. Cash flow has two components: the goes-in and the goes-out. You might know them as income and expenses.

Income is any money that

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Last week we looked at the concept of investment risk tolerance. We learned that there are three aspects to your true risk tolerance: Capacity (your situation)

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Two weeks ago we looked at the concept of investment risk. Last week we discussed managing that risk. But important to both is knowing your tolerance to risk

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Valentine's Day is upon us. Love is in the air. We’ve all heard that love will keep us together, but what happens once we’ve been successfully coupled for a

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Ninety years ago today, a new life was brought into this world. Any child is special, but when you have Irish blood and are born on Saint Patrick’s Day, there

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“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.”—S.T. Coleridge
 
A recent United Van Lines survey highlighted in Forbes magazine showed that of the 10

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You’ve heard the saying that money can’t buy happiness. That saying is wrong. Money can buy happiness. The problem is that most people are spending the money on

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The Bible talks a lot about money. No, it won’t help you predict the next hot stock. Rather it has many verses dealing with how we are to behave with the wealth

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