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Maureen Crimmins is co-founder of Crimmins Wealth Management and a fee-only independent financial advisor. Have a financial question? ASK MAUREEN
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Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the most rapidly growing global crimes.  The targets of this crime are your personal information, financial information and access to online accounts. This crime is commonly taking place all over the world and most often can occur without your knowledge and can wreak havoc on your life. How do you […]

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The Importance of Vision

Aging and Your Decision Making Ability

Some signs of aging are clearly visible.  You get a few more wrinkles, your need glasses to view your I-phone, and your knees creak a little bit more.  Even at the age of 50, these physical signs are evident.  However, one study shows that your peak financial decision-making ability occurs at age 50. Texas Tech University […]

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And so it goes!

And so it goes. Goodbye 2015!  I can’t say that I am sad to see it end.  On a personal note, it was not one of my favorite years.  And for some reason, it reminds me of 1981.  It was the year that I graduated high school, said goodbye to my beloved Nana, and headed […]

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Le Jour ni l’Heure 5794 : Claude Monet, 1840-1926, Régates à Argenteuil, c. 1872, musée d’Orsay, Paris, jeudi 14 mai 2015, 21:07:57

What can you create?

Have you ever gone to a museum and stared at a painting and wondered how the artist created it?  How they were able to envision the piece and how many changes that they may have made before the art was completed? It would be wonderful to have such a talent to be able to create […]

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How to Guide Against Financial Predators

My article in this quarter’s edition of Autumn Year’s is now available.  The article addresses a common problem for individuals: the threat of financial phone scams and identity theft.  I discuss the creative ways that crooks try to confuse you into being conned.  Be informed and take key actions that ensure that you will not be their next victim. […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

‘Twas the night before Christmas in the Crimmins’ house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas would  soon be there; The girls were all hanging out in their beds, With iPods loudly playing music in their heads. And all of […]

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The Giving Season: Donating to Your Favorite Charity

During the month of December, many people look to donate to their favorite charity.  There are many wonderful foundations that need support to operate throughout the year and most receive their largest contributions during the month of December, before the end of the tax year.  It is a good time to review your own finances […]

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The 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

Growing up in the tri-state area is beneficial for many reasons and one in particular is the ability to attend the Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been around for over eighty years and I have been fortunate to have attended several times in my life. This year’s […]

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What can the Wizard of Oz teach us about Investing?

What can the Wizard of Oz teach us about investing? The Wizard of Oz is one of the most well-known films of all times.  I grew watching this iconic movie once a year on television which was a much-anticipated event for the entire family.  This movie has it all: singing, munchkins and flying monkeys.  And […]

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2008-05-10 New York 016 Museum of Modern Art, Olafur Eliasson, Take Your Time

Unsure What to Do?

Recently I celebrated a birthday, and although it was not a major milestone, it did give me the opportunity to reflect on my life and the things that are going on around me.  It has been a year of some unsettling moments, which, at times, have left me feeling a bit lost and sad. I […]

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