Good Financial Reads: The Financial Change You Want to Make, How to Save on Childcare, and More

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August 26, 2016


Good Financial Reads 08.26.16

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:


What's the Financial Change You Want to Make

by Matt Becker, Mom and Dad Money

After talking to hundreds of parents over the last few years, I know that there are always doubts about whether you’re making the right financial decisions for your family.

You care about doing the right thing, so you do your research, evaluate your options, and make the best decisions you can with the information you have.

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How to Save on Child Care

by Sophia Bera, Gen Y Planning

Many Millennials are at an age where they’re deciding when, or if, to grow their families. In addition to imagining all the ways having kids can change your life, it’s important to prepare financially.

One big expense many soon-to-be parents worry about is child care. The average annual cost in the U.S. is $18,000 — more expensive than in-state public college tuition in many states!

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The Best Way to Prepare for Retirement

by Justin Rush, JGR Financial Solutions

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” But have you ever considered what that actually means? It takes time to complete an important task…a lot of time!

In the case of Rome, think about all the planning that went into acquiring the land, designing the city, getting proper building permits, interviewing contractors…OK, perhaps we’ve ventured into modern day issues! But the point is it took a lot of time and planning.

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Reviewing Employee Benefits for Open Enrollment

by Katie Brewer, Your Richest Life

It may still be summer, but open enrollment is just around the corner! Chances are you haven’t read all the details of your employee benefits. It’s important to understand what benefits you might be able to take advantage of.

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