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Financial Planning First Steps After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
By Washington Trust / July 17, 2019
As seen on The Rhode Show - While it might be the last thing you want to focus on, one of the first things you should consider after an Alzheimer's diagnosis is putting together a financial, estate, and care plan.

Using Summer Vacation to Teach Kids About Money
By Washington Trust / July 8, 2019
As seen on The Rhode Show - The kids may be out of school, but summer vacation is full of valuable opportunities to teach them about money.

The Final Road to Retirement
By Washington Trust / May 21, 2019
As seen on The Rhode Show - If you are in your 50’s, you’re at a pivotal point on your retirement savings and planning journey. Here are a few tips to help ensure that your pre-retirement years are successful.

Spring Brings Options for Change and New Projects at Home
By Washington Trust / May 16, 2019
As seen on The Rhode Show - Spring is all about renewal and change, and when it comes to home ownership, there is a lot to consider – from a robust housing market to planning for home improvement projects.

Scams: When Telemarketer Calls Don’t Ring True
By Washington Trust / April 10, 2019
Have you ever received a robocall? Do you know how to protect yourself from scammers who are increasingly using robocalls to steal consumer information?

Planning and Budgeting for the Season of Spending
By Washington Trust / November 26, 2018
As seen on The Rhode Show - With the big holiday shopping days approaching, be smart about your spending and create a plan of action that leaves no detail overlooked.

A Focus on Building Wealth for Millennials
By Washington Trust / October 30, 2018
As seen on The Rhode Show - A few tips for millennials on building wealth and avoiding becoming a "lost generation" for wealth accumulation.

Securely Shredding Documents Remains One of the Best Tools Against ID Theft
By Washington Trust / October 12, 2018
As seen on The Rhode Show - Here are 10 items you should always securely shred and dispose of.

The Importance of Having a Will
By Washington Trust / September 25, 2018
As seen on The Rhode Show - In the last few years, both Prince and Aretha Franklin died without making a will. A will can be a powerful financial planning tool that shouldn't be overlooked by anyone, music royalty or not.

Your Home as a Source of Cash
By Washington Trust / September 5, 2018
As seen on The Rhode Show - Here are some tips on differentiating and choosing between a home equity loan and home equity line of credit.

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