Author - Kelly Trageser, MBA, CFP®

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Tips On Tackling Credit Card Debt
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Whole Life Insurance – Keep It or Toss It?
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Congratulations – You’re Eligible For Social Security!

Tips On Tackling Credit Card Debt

Unfortunately, there is no quick fix to get out of credit card debt.  It is important to explore all the pros and cons of the debt consolidation options available and stay clear of quick fix schemes. Below are three ways you may be able to consolidate your debt.  If not, there are certainly options to manage it.

No. 1: Obtain A Secured Personal Loan. Banks, credit unions, and other professional lenders offer this type of loan. However, it requires the backing of some type of physical collateral.  Secured loans are often used to purchase an item of significant value …

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Whole Life Insurance – Keep It or Toss It?

Life insurance can be an important source of funds for your family in the event of your premature death. The insurance you purchase will increase the likelihood that your family will be able to continue in the manner to which they have been accustomed to should anything happen to you.  Additionally, it will ensure your liabilities are paid off, your funeral and burial expeses are covered and the financial goals you are working towards are fulfilled.

Life insurance marketing is confusing with many different policies to choose from in the marketplace.  Like many things in life, what may have seemed …

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Congratulations – You’re Eligible For Social Security!

You’ve waited almost your whole life to take Social Security benefits and now you have the option to wait even longer. Deciding when to take Social Security benefits will impact the amount you receive. Basically, you have three options:

You can start your benefits early, which is any time between age 62 and your full retirement age. However, the amount you receive will be reduced based on the number of months you have left until you would have reached your full retirement age.

You can start your benefits at your full retirement age. Full retirement age is the age at …

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