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Financial Planning First Steps After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
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.

A Focus on Building Wealth for Millennials
As seen on The Rhode Show - A few tips for millennials on building wealth and avoiding becoming a "lost generation" for wealth accumulation.

The Importance of Having a Will
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
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.

Creating an End-of-Life Plan to Help Avert Family Conflict
As seen on The Rhode Show - Family conflict after a loved one passes can often be avoided through open communication and preemptive planning to help ensure that everyone is on the same page.

What Families Need to Know About Special Needs Trusts
As seen on The Rhode Show - Learn why Special Needs Trusts could be an effective strategy for parents, grandparents, or relatives who want to help ensure their disabled family member will be taken care of for their entire life.

Tips on Planning a Fall Home Improvement or Renovation Project
There is a lot to look at before taking on a big Fall project, from assessing your goals and finances to planning ahead to consider your every need and want, no matter how big or small.

 ‘Smart’ Planning for College
As important as it is, college is expensive and the price tag keeps going up. You should begin saving toward future education goals early to avoid them becoming a serious financial burden down the road.

 Home Ownership and Financial Independence Post Divorce
70% of all divorces involve real estate transactions, so, knowing your options and having an advocate to see you through your transition to financial independence is essential.

Simple Tips to Green Your Home
Whether you’re a renter or a homeowner, going Green will not only cut your costs, but can also add value to your home.

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