Good Financial Reads: The Price of Free, Planning an Affordable Summer Trip, and More

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May 06, 2016

Good Financial Reads 05.06.16

Following along with the blogs of financial advisors is a great way to access valuable, educational information about finance — and it doesn’t cost you a thing! Our financial planners love to share their knowledge and help everyone regardless of age or assets.

Catch up on some of the latest posts with this week's roundup:


The Price of Free

by Brent Dickerson, Trinity Wealth Management

About a month ago I was getting very discouraged at the pace at which my business was growing. As is typical with many people, I am often very impatient. Though my business is coming on its two-year anniversary, it has only been within the last two months that I have really seen any growth. I have taken on three clients within that time and have about three more hanging out in the bullpen. Nevertheless, just getting to this point has often tried my patience.

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Tips for Planning an Affordable Summer Trip

by Katie Brewer, Your Richest Life

If you’ve been dreaming of a summer getaway, now is the time to put those plans in motion! The kids are out of school, the days are longer, and everyone is up for a break. If your affordable summer trip is a weekend away to visit family or a two-week European excursion, you’re still going to need to consult the numbers first. Here’s how to plan a vacation that will keep your budget in mind:

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Should You Invest with a Robo-Advisor?

by Matt Becker, Mom and Dad Money

When it comes to investing, there are only a few rules you need to follow to do it well. Boiled down to just the essentials, good investing is actually pretty simple. Of course, that doesn’t make it easy. From my experience, the biggest obstacle to getting started and sticking to a plan is simply the sheer number of options to choose from.

Between the different types of retirement accounts, the thousands of investment options available to you, and the strange words and acronyms used to describe all of them, it’s hard to feel confident that you’re making the right decisions.

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Quick Updates to Sell Your House Faster

by Michael Solari, Solari Financial Planning

The spring housing market is popular with buyers and sellers alike, so if you’ve listed your home recently, hopefully you’re getting plenty of bites. But if you’re not, here are some last-minute updates that are worth the cost and can help you sell your house faster:

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