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Living on a Lower Income: 10 Tips to Stay Financially Afloat Through the Covid-19 Crisis

All it took was a matter of weeks for the Covid-19 pandemic to turn what had been a prolonged period of low unemployment into a muddle of lay-offs, pay cuts, furloughs, lost income and overall unemployment levels not seen since

Finding Relief from Financial Anxiety During the Covid-19 Crisis

If you’re stressed about your financial situation, if you’re worried about covering your expenses from week to week and month to month, if you’re fretting about your employment status or about finding work after losing your job, if you’re concerned

The CARES Act: What the Coronavirus Relief Package Can Do for You

It was President John F. Kennedy who famously said, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” As the current global health crisis has made clear, the compact between the U.S.

Taking Advantage of the Federal Tax Filing Extension

The pandemic-stricken American public had reason to emit a deep sigh of relief this spring after the U.S. Treasury Department announced a timely — and in many cases urgently needed — postponement of the deadline for filing 2019 federal income

What We Can Learn from Gen Xers About Managing Our Finances

This article is the second in a series of three that explore what one generation has to teach other generations about money and managing their financial lives. The series began with an article discussing what we can learn from Millennials

A Household Spending Plan You Can Actually Stick To

There’s a reason why so many people don’t bother to put a household spending plan in place, or when they do, they struggle to follow it: because people generally don’t like to be told how to spend their money, regardless

Early bird registration is now open for the 2017 FPA Annual Conference

Each year thousands of financial planners from around the world gather at the FPA Annual Conference to take part in an unforgettable educational and networking event. This year won’t be any different! The 2017 FPA Annual Conference will be held

Helping BestPrep Achieve Unreasonable Goals

Submitted by John Comer – Financial Education Committee When BestPrep asked me to talk about financial literacy to 600 juniors and seniors at Washburn High School, I checked the school’s website to see what I could learn about the school. 

Need to Update that Headshot? Symposium Photo Shoots Are Back in 2016

Why is it important to have a professionally photographed portrait for your company’s marketing? For the same reason you might hear a prospect say “I don’t need professional financial planning help, I am doing just fine on E-trade.” The answer

Call for Volunteers – Twin Cities Financial Planning Day

The 7th annual Twin Cities Financial Planning Day will be held on Saturday, October 29th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Wilder Center in St. Paul. The purpose of the event is to both increase the recognition and


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