Good Financial Reads: Starting a New Habit, Protecting Your Income, and More

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January 13, 2017



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:


Do You Have What it Takes to Start a New Habit?

by Dan Andrews, Well-Rounded Success

There’s no better feeling than when this thought surfaces, “I did it!”

Think about the last time you created a lofty goal and then the pride you felt once you accomplished the milestone. Goals are accomplished through hard work, discipline, and commitment. At first, I consider an easier route to get there. For example, have you ever thought this: “Can’t I just take a magic pill to lose 10 pounds?”

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You Work So Hard for Your Income. Protect It Already.

by Meg Bartelt, Flow Financial Planning

I’m going to guess you don’t usually think along these lines, right? Except you probably do think about life insurance and know you should have it.

If you die, you stop earning money. (We learned that in Financial Planning 101.) But life insurance makes sure that the people you leave behind still have the money your income would have provided.

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Financial Wisdom from the Movie “UP”

by Jennifer Faherty, Financial Wealth-being

If you ever want to get yourself to cry, watch the opening montage from the animated Pixar movie Up. It gets me every time.

It starts with newlyweds Carl and Ellie, a young couple in love, full of dreams of how their lives will unfold. New home, children, and, of course, many, many adventures.

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Three Tools to Help You Stick to Your 2017 Financial Planning Resolutions

by Brian Thompson, Brian Thompson Financial

The New Year usually inspires resolutions in many spheres — health, relationships and of course, money. This January, I’d like to give you some tools to help you set achievable goals and stick to them throughout the year.

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