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How To Land The Perfect Mortgage

You’ve already heard that the housing market is red hot. If you are in the market to buy a home, you will need to land the best mortgage possible and show sellers you are a well-qualified buyer with strong financing. Otherwise, you are not likely to win the house of your dreams. While some buyers […]

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Remodeling? Here’s How To Pay For It

Planning to remodel your kitchen or bathroom? Or maybe you’re upgrading your windows, adding a whole-house generator, or making other updates to your home? With people spending more time than ever at home due to COVID, Americans are undertaking plenty of home improvement projects, and our clients are no exception. The frequently seek our input […]

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Yes, You Can Still Build Wealth After 50

Congratulations! If you just turned 50, you’re in the final stretch toward retirement. With today’s longer life expectancies, you may spend thirty years or even more in retirement living off of your savings. So don’t rest on your laurels just yet. Take advantage of the next decade or so before you retire to build up […]

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Just How Much Will That Luxury Home Cost You?

Even people who are very wealthy can get in over their heads. It’s not unusual for buyers to purchase real estate without truly understanding what it’s going to cost them, especially when it comes to that drop-dead gorgeous waterfront home they fell in love with at first sight. Mari Adam spoke with writer Robyn A. […]

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COVID Pushing More Consumers To Online Banking

Pushed by the pandemic, American consumers – and especially older ones – have embraced digital banking as never before. Since COVID began, over 90 percent of Americans banked virtually at least once using an online website or a mobile app. Retail banking institutions JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America have both reported a substantial […]

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Six Tips For Making Marriage Work After Age 50

Thinking about getting married? If you’re over 50 and considering making your relationship permanent, there’s plenty to consider. Check out Mari’s conversation with journalist Robyn A. Friedman for City & Shore’s Prime magazine about the pros and cons of marriage after 50. Disagreements over money, sex and kids can torpedo second marriages, so follow some […]

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The Clock Is Ticking On Year-End Tax Moves

Tick, tock, tick, tock. Do you hear it? That’s the sound of time running out. We talked with financial journalist Robyn A. Friedman of City & Shore Magazine to share smart year-end tax moves that can save people money. “It’s not too late to review your tax situation for 2019 – or too early to […]

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Should You Pay Off The Mortgage?

Thoughtful article by financial journalist Robyn A. Friedman on whether it makes sense to pay off the mortgage as you approach retirement. Debt-free peace of mind Many of our clients have paid off their mortgage entirely, usually because they wanted the peace of mind of being debt-free. When we sit down to review their retirement […]

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Are You Prepared? What One Financial Journalist Learned When She Was Unexpectedly Widowed

Rave reviews for our guest speaker, financial journalist Robyn Friedman, who led an informative session in our offices last Thursday sharing her personal experiences and financial challenges after unexpectedly losing her husband. Robyn addressed a gathering of clients, friends and guests as part of our ongoing client educational series. She recently published an article in […]

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If You Could Turn Back Time …

If something happened to you or a loved one tomorrow, would your finances be in good hands?  Or would you (or your loved ones) be scrambling to find statements, pay bills, and locate passwords? Are you ready for the unexpected? Or would you need a “do over” to handle things better the second time around? Women, in […]

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