Financial infidelity: When money secrets wreak havoc on your relationship

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Ever kept a financial secret from your partner? Hidden debts, undercover bank accounts, secret credit cards, high risk investments – they’re more common than you might think. Actually, the statistics are pretty grim. Financial infidelity occurs in roughly 40% of American relationships. Considering money woes are one of the top reasons for divorce, facing these Read More

What’s moving the markets?

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Phase One. Done. The United States and China finally came to an agreement in an attempt to de-escalate the ongoing trade war. The parameters of this Phase One deal? The U.S. hit pause on more tariffs in return for China agreeing to purchase additional agricultural products. The two countries have many more trade issues waiting in the Read More

Multigenerational living: Tidying up your finances before the in-laws move in

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Multigenerational living in the U.S. is becoming quite a trend. While culturally mainstream in countries across the globe, American extended families have shied away from living under one roof for decades. But those societal norms are rapidly changing. Why? Because household sharing has lots of benefits for everyone involved. From cost of living to childcare Read More

Retiring early: Five ways the dream could become a reality

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Do you daydream about leaving your nine-to-five sooner rather than later in life? Retiring early is becoming an extremely common financial goal. People want the freedom and flexibility well before their golden years. Others are simply striving for ultimate financial independence – working because they want to, not because they depend on the income. Traditional Read More