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24
Jan

Why Financial Planning Is Essential for Law Enforcement Professionals

Law enforcement can be a rewarding profession, but it often comes with stress, unpredictable work schedules, and financial stress.

Although some law enforcement positions offer a pension, often it is not enough to last their lifetime. In addition, many law enforcement professionals do not have another retirement savings plan in place. Also, life insurance carrier options can be limited due to the underwriter’s views of occupational risk and early death. Here we examine why financial planning is essential to law enforcement professionals due to their unique profession.

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17
Jan

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: How to Reduce Your Risk

With billions of people connected through technology delivered through multiple devices, the likelihood of a data privacy security leak and cyber-attacks will not decrease but will continue to increase. Continue on to read more about data privacy and cybersecurity and reducing risk.

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10
Jan

8 Financial Goals for the New Year

Writing down your financial goals for this year and having them visible is essential to your success. Much like a written financial plan, you are more likely to follow your financial goals when they are in writing.

After you’ve written down your goals, tell others about them, your progress, and your failures to help you be accountable to them. Here are eight financial goals to implement this year to help set you up for financial security:

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3
Jan

Backdoor Roth IRA Conversions: What You Need to Know For 2022

Some changes are coming for converting your traditional to a Roth IRA as part of the Build Back Better Bill that the U.S. House approved in November 2021. If you are considering a ‘backdoor’ Roth IRA conversion or are curious about what it is, this article will help you understand the changes coming to this strategy starting in 2022.

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27
Dec

January is International Wealth Mentality Month

Becoming wealthy or increasing your existing assets is a common goal many people have. Both can be accomplished when you adopt a wealth mentality by spending less, saving more, and looking for ways to improve your financial situation.

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20
Dec

Ready, Set, Save in 2022 with These Simple Tips

There’s no better way to start the New Year than with a list of goals you’d like to achieve. Whether you’re pleased with your current financial situation or wish to improve it, 2022 is a great year to focus on your finances. Here are simple tips to help you save in 2022:

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13
Dec

It’s Holiday Season! Is Your Budget Ready?

According to a 2021 forecast from Deloitte, U.S. consumers will spend up to 9% more this holiday season compared to last year. Since holiday season spending doesn’t include just gifting, it’s essential to set your budget now.

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6
Dec

December 3rd is National Roof Over Your Head Day

The basic necessity of having a roof over your head is often overlooked. It is essential to having a happy and successful life. National Roof Over Your Head Day is celebrated every year on December 3rd and serves as a reminder of the affordable housing issues in the U.S.

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4
Oct

Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Long-Term Care and Planning

Dementia affects almost 50 million people worldwide, with a new case of dementia diagnosed every 3 seconds. More than 6 million Americans suffer from degenerative brain disease in the form of Alzheimer’s. Dementia is the leading cause of disability and dependency and the sixth leading cause of death among the elderly. Dementia kills more people each year than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. This makes planning for long-term care essential in the world today.

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1
Oct

National Savings Day: October 12th

October 12th is National Savings Day, a day designated to celebrate the act of saving and share simple ways to polish existing saving habits. Saving money doesn’t need to be difficult, as many people have already perfected the art of saving. Saving money can be fun if you simplify saving automatically as a financial resource for you to use later when you need it. When you’re aware of how to save, budget, and automate savings, you’re well on your way to successfully saving. Here are some tips to get you to start saving:

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