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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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Invest…Like a Girl!

 What does it mean to do something “like a girl”? There is a new ad campaign that addresses this question. And in the past, the statement made it seem like doing something “like a girl” is a bad thing. Click here for the ad: Like A Girl As most of you already know, our household is […]

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Improve your Experience Saving with a 401(k)

As you get older, you begin to realize that you wish you had done some things differently during your lifetime.  One major concern that we hear is that people wish they had planned for their retirement much earlier in life.  When you are young and busy building a career and family, the thought of retirement planning does […]

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How to Choose a Guardian? 7 Questions to Consider

How to Choose a Guardian? 7 Questions to Consider

Becoming a parent is one of the most joyous occasions in your lifetime.  When the little bundle of joy is handed to you for the first time, the feelings are overwhelming.  First, there is a feeling of awe, that you have created this little person with ten little fingers and ten toes. Then comes the […]

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Happy Valentines Day!

 Valentine’s Day is a holiday marketed to all of those in love with the purchase of cards, flowers and candy.  But as the day is approaching, it makes me think about the meaning of love and how love actually is all around us. It is easy to feel sad on this day of love, especially if […]

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No One Likes to Be Stuck

One of the best reasons to watch the Super Bowl are the commercials.  And although this year’s Super Bowl commercials weren’t the best, the Ford commercial resonated with me. If you missed it, the song playing over the visuals of being stuck in many different ways was as follows: I wish I knew how it […]

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When to Downsize?

You have raised your family and while doing so, you have established friendships and relationships in the community.  And you are comfortable in your home.  But now the children are adults and no longer live in the home and come to visit for only short periods. Is it the right time to downsize? Dan and […]

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Why You Should be Optimistic about the Future?

Why You Should be Optimistic about the Future?

Optimism in the future.  That is one of our three principles that we follow here at Crimmins Wealth Management, LLC.  Without the belief that 1) the world continues to get better and 2) that improvement will benefit those who are owners of companies,  it is hard to be an investor.  However any rational look of […]

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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 Joy of Christmas

It’s the holiday season, and with all of the hustle and bustle of the moment, it is a time for family and feasts.  As I have gotten older, I seem to approach the holidays with a different sense of emotion. As I reminisce of Christmas’s past, I remember those years that I received a memorable […]

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Keep Calm and Carry On

Keep Calm and Carry On is a catchphrase that originally appeared on a World War II-era British public safety poster. After one of the original posters was recovered and placed in a British bookshop in 2000, the inspirational message was shared online, sparking a series of images centered around the template “Keep Calm and X.” […]

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