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It’s Spring, a good time to start thinking about spring cleaning which should include your financial matters. Many aspects of your finances need regular attention and too often they are put off creating a cluttered financial situation.
 

For millions of Americans, they have or will soon receive a tax refund check this year and for others, this is the time of the year they are receiving annual bonus payouts. These windfalls of money can be a great temptation or a great opportunity.
 

If your take home pay has increased this year either due to a raise or the tax law changes this could be an opportunity to make significant financial changes. There a few keys moves that can really can help you change your financial situation.
 

The fourth quarter of the year is always a good time to start thinking about ways to minimize your tax burden.  Why now? Some of the financial moves you can make have to be done in the calendar year and others might require a couple of months to complete.  
 

The time between Labor Day and Thanksgiving is the perfect time to make a few financial adjustments that can be very rewarding. Knowing the money moves to consider is important and starts with answering four basic questions. 
 

Everyone makes hundreds of financial decisions in their lifetime and no one ever makes them all correctly. However, there are a few mistakes that everyone needs to avoid to avert financial catastrophes. These are decisions that can have long lasting consequences.
 

Saving enough money for retirement can be confusing and intimidating, which can prevent people from thinking about it altogether. This lack of planning is just one threat to your future’s financial security.  Whether you’ve been planning for years or you’re just starting out, here are seven threats to your retirement to keep in mind. 

It never hurts to have a few goals in mind as you approach various age milestones. For example, before you’re 30, you should be maximizing employer benefits like a 401(k) plan. But what are the financial goals you should think about before you reach 40? Here are a few areas you may want to consider.
 

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