The cost of a college education is so high these days that few families can send their children to school without student aid. But filing is not easy. These seven tips should help. There are hundreds of scholarships, grants and student loan programs to help lighten the load, and most require you … [Read more...] about Parents of High School Seniors – 7 FAFSA Student Aid Filing Tips
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Scammers are targeting seniors at a rate higher than ever before. From targeting them online to the telephone and even in person. Yes in person! These individuals prey on seniors by being kind and helpful and are very good at gaining their trust. They also will take an approach that time is of the … [Read more...] about Elder Scams: What to Look Out For
A father said to his daughter “You have graduated with honors, here is a car I bought many years ago. It is pretty old now. But before I give it to you, take it to the used car lot downtown and tell them I want to sell it and see how much they offer you for it." The daughter went to the used car … [Read more...] about Message for All the Recent College Graduates…and All of Us!
What matters in life is what we do with our wealth and having the ability to choose. It's more important to focus on spending your money on experiences than on buying tangible possessions. The most important thing you need to do is to figure out what makes you happy and are you using your money in a … [Read more...] about Video: Why Experiences Trumps Possessions
Identity theft is becoming much more commonplace. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that as many as 9 million Americans experience some form of identity theft each year. If you are a victim of this crime, you should take the following steps: 1. Contact your financial planner (Crimmins Wealth … [Read more...] about Eight Steps to Take When Your Identity is Stolen
Has your automobile or homeowner’s insurance premium risen substantially even though you haven’t had any claims or received any tickets for driving infractions? The cause could be an error in your C.L.U.E. report. The report database is called C.L.U.E. (Comprehensive Loss Underwriting … [Read more...] about Auto or Homeowners Insurance Premiums Increasing? Check This