As kids start going to back to school, I look back fondly on the Back to School shopping trips I had with my mom.   In particular, I remember shopping for new shoes.  I’d walk in wearing my completely comfortable, and well-worn sneakers.  I’d spend a lot of time breaking those shoes in.  In an effort…

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I love everything about tennis – playing it, working on my swing, improving my strategy on the court, and the exercise that comes with it.  It is an ongoing challenge of mine to improve in all ways possible.  I love watching tennis as much as I enjoy playing it, especially now during the Wimbledon championship….

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Good news – Junior is heading off to college!  Bad news – college costs are higher than ever. Fortunately, there are great ways to save for college such as 529 plans and Roth IRAs.  529 plans provide tax free growth when the funds are used for qualified education costs.  Many states offer a state tax…

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If you’ve ever watched “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”, you might witness the following scene: Host to Contestant:  If you don’t know the answer…you can use one of your lifelines?  Fifty-Fifty  – eliminate 2 of the 4 answers Ask the Audience – poll the audience Plus One – ask your companion With much anticipation,…

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