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Tips for Keeping Your Monthly Food Bills within Budget

The prices of food products are on a continuous rise. According to recent studies, families of four can have an approximate monthly charge of $1,200 on food bills alone! However, whether you are feeding a family or just yourself, food bills can add up. Find ways to reduce this and you can put less... more

Financial Planning and Strategies

Finding the Appropriate Financial Prescription for MDs

Comprehensive financial planning is important for any investor seeking a secure financial future. But for physicians, effective planning is especially critical because such high-income professionals have unique and complex financial needs and objectives. Unfortunately, while many physicians are... more

Managing Family Finances

Never Give An Adult Child Your Credit Card

Your adult son or daughter is having cash flow trouble and they are having a hard time getting refinancing or credit on their own right now. After some discussion and much thought, as parents trying to help out, you offer to let them use one of your credit cards with those low rate offers... more

Understanding Your Credit


10 Steps to Fixing a Credit Report Error

Did you spot a mistake on your credit report? Take action immediately. This isn't the sort of thing you should overlook. A single blemish on your credit report can negatively affect your ability to get a loan, apply for a job, and may even be a symptom of potential identity theft. Don't let an... more

Budget Planning and Tips


7 Tips to Keep You On-Budget This Holiday Season

It's that time of year again. Stores are running festive commercials, your local coffee shop is offering gingerbread lattes, and you're beginning to worry about how you're going to afford another round of "the most wonderful time of the year." There's no doubt about it; the holidays are expensive.... more

Managing Debt

Student Loans: A Bubble in The Making?

By James O'Brien January 7, 2014 If more and more students are leaving U.S. colleges and universities with five figures of student loan debt, and an increasing number of them end up delinquent in repaying those loans, are we looking at a financial bubble? And will that bubble... more

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