Archive | April, 2015

Recovering Financially After a Divorce, Long Illness, or Unexpected Job Loss

29. April 2015

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So the worst has happened:  you’ve gotten divorced, become really ill or lost your job. Or a combination of the three. What can you do? Of course, your next step depends on the extent of financial ruin you are facing. But it also may be mitigated by the amount of planning ahead you’ve done. None […]

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Planning Ahead for Life-Changing Events

28. April 2015

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You can’t plan life-changing events all the time. For instance, you might be able to plan a baby to a certain extent…but Mother Nature often throws a wrench in even the best-laid plans. Your baby might come early or late, you might be ordered to bed rest, you might need to take extra time off, […]

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Rabid Goats

22. April 2015

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No, it’s not the name of a bad movie. Sarasota recently had a rabid goat. This link to the Sarasota county government’s website gives more details. It seems that a goat was acting erratically and aggressively and had been recently attacked by some sort of other animals. Once the animal was euthanized, it turns out […]

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Don’t Let Your Good Times Bankrupt You

20. April 2015

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We all like to have a good time. That’s the spice of life. You want to enjoy your family and friends doing things you like together. BUT, this can be costly. A fun vacation is a great way to connect. You just have to make sure you don’t go bankrupt having a once in a […]

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Saving Up for Summer Vacation

17. April 2015

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Traveling is fun, whether you go near or far. Summer is often a big time for a fun vacation. However, an elaborate summer vacation can set your finances way back, especially when coupled with summer camp and other getaways and travel you might do throughout the year. It’s hard to budget for all the fun […]

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Firing Your Attorney

16. April 2015

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She never calls you back. He never answers your e-mail. Your calls go straight to voicemail. You’ve complained and expressed concerns in various ways over time. You’ve been patient and hopeful things will change, but it never does. It sounds like your attorney is ignoring you. That’s a pretty bad strategy for someone who makes […]

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Planning and Saving Up for Summer Camp

5. April 2015

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School’s Almost Out! Great news for kids, but not always for parents. Summer camp is EXPENSIVE! It’s very hard to find the right camp for your child that works well with your budget and work schedule. It’s not one-size-fits-all for kids. Some camps are only for certain ages or interests, or their offered schedule is […]

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