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How The New SECURE Act Could Affect Your Retirement Account

The SECURE Act has passed. Back in June of last year, shortly after the House of Representatives passed the SECURE Act on May 23rd, […]

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Find Out How The SECURE Act Affects You

The SECURE Act is in effect. The SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) passed last year and is effective as of […]

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A Personal Credo Guides You To Professionals Who Live By The Same Credo

“Live your life with integrity… Let your credo be this: Let the lie come into the world, let it even triumph. But not through […]

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Do the Right Thing

Much to my family’s embarrassment I am one of those people who are compelled to do the right thing no matter how uncomfortable it […]

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Confused By $0 Premium Medicare Advantage Plans

Let’s dive into demystifying Medicare Advantage plans. I don’t know about you, but lately I’m feeling bombarded every time I turn on the TV […]

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Veteran’s Benefits Reminder

Happy Veteran’s Day! Veteran’s Day is, for most people, a day to shop for bargains. But for those who are currently serving and those […]

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How A Financial Plan Can Make Life Less Spooky

There are few things scarier than financial instability. As much as I love the spooky nature of Halloween, (see last month’s blog Something Wicked […]

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

I love Halloween! I admit it. I’m a 51-year old woman whose favorite holiday is Halloween. Just ask my neighbors. While Christmas is a […]

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Should We Stay Or Should We Go

The question of staying stateside or going overseas is one that many people pose to themselves as they think about and plan for retirement. […]

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Georgia On My Mind – Where You Retire May Impact How You Retire

Do you realize that your state of residence can directly influence your retirement planning? In the state of Georgia, the 2018 average cost of […]

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ABC’s Of Planning For College Expenses

College Expenses Continue to Skyrocket It’s not a figment of your imagination: The cost of a college education continues to rise, outpacing the rate […]

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When Back-To-School Expenses Trigger Thoughts Of College Expenses

The kids are back to school and before you know it, your little ones will be heading off to college. No doubt you’re already […]

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Increasing Lifespan And Health Span

In all likelihood, your life will be longer than you expect. According to Stanford researchers, “Human lifespans are increasing by approximately three years every […]

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Expiration Dates

How often do you think about expiration dates? I have noticed that certain family members – who will remain unidentified so I will not […]

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Cryptocurrency Welcomes A New Yet Very Familiar Face

We’ve all been hearing about cryptocurrencies. They’ve been around for a full decade, since 2009 when Bitcoin came onto the scene. For most people, […]

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Is Your Long-Term Care Insurance Policy Terminal

Do you have a traditional long-term care insurance policy? It would not be at all surprising if you don’t. After all, statistics show that […]

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From Traditional To Hybrid Long-Term Care Solutions

Out with the old, in with the new. I know it isn’t New Year’s but it’s time to discuss a new way to plan […]

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Financial Puzzle Solver

The work I do as a financial adviser requires that I spend a lot of time reviewing clients’ financial information. This includes bank statements, […]

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The Similarities Between Solving Puzzles And Financial Planning

Do you love puzzles or find them frustrating? As a consummate puzzle lover and solver, I bring skills to financial planning that echo those […]

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Father’s Day Without Your Father

Father’s Day is the day I miss my dad the most. I lost my father in 2014 so this year was the fifth Father’s […]

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What Fuels The Fear Of Annuities

I’ve thought about this long and hard: Why are people afraid of annuities? In my experience I have found that most fears come from […]

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Living Together Happily Insured Together

The holy institution of marriage. Two people joining their lives together for a variety of reasons. Typically couples marry to make a family, though […]

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How To Prevent The Necessity Of Intergenerational Living

You raised your kids to be independent. You taught them to take care of themselves and to plan for the future. The question is, […]

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Over 60 And Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop

You’ve probably heard the expression, “waiting for the other shoe to drop.” The anxiety compressed into that expression is visceral. It almost makes you […]

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Spring Inspires Tidying Up Your Home And Your Finances

The anticipation of Spring is definitely in the air. For so many of us, the onset of spring and fresh air outside means spring […]

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Independent for Life

Businesses today seeking to reinforce their brand are encouraged to come up with a statement to encapsulate what they are. The statement is supposed […]

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Asset Based Long-Term Care Coverage Gives You The Power Of Leverage

Leverage is something most business people and investors know about and seek to achieve. It is a powerful advantage. Yet, as a financial advisor, […]

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Red Feather Financial For Those Who Know What They Want And How To Get It

Red has always been a power color, and the bright red feather of the male cardinal is the inspiration for Red Feather Financial. Besides […]

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The Benefits Of Love In Marriage And Other Long-Term Partnerships

February is the month of love. Romantic love is the primary focus of the month. We pay tribute to the excitement of new love, […]

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Pre-Planning Is A Better Option Than Crisis Planning

Crises during retirement can come in many forms. It may be job loss, unexpected divorce, unreimbursed catastrophic medical expenses, natural disaster, lawsuit, relocation, disability, […]

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Financial Gardening Requires Planning, Management And Protection

I often compare the concept of cultivating financial wellbeing to that of gardening. When starting a garden, you have to determine where you’ll situate […]

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What You Focus On…

Have you ever heard that what you focus on expands? I love that expression. I heard it years ago and have taken it to […]

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Give Yourself And Loved Ones A Gift That Won’t End Up In The Landfill

Gift giving can be stressful. According to an article I recently read, “Each year, consumers return about $380 billion worth of goods — $90 […]

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Year-End Financial Review Can Reveal Regrets And/Or Room For Improvement

Every single human being is like a snowflake. Each different in so many ways. Every person’s fingerprints are unique, personalities are unique, and each […]

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When Parenthood Is Postponed

Many women of the Baby Boomer generation decided to postpone motherhood until their late 30’s and 40’s. I am among those who made this […]

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The Successful Handling Of A New Age Financial Balancing Act

I’m seeing a growing trend among some of my clients. Many clients are coming to Red Feather Financial who married and had children in […]

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How So Many People Jinx Their Future

It’s Fall Break – that means no school so, as my husband heads out to battle Atlanta traffic, I say “Traffic should be light […]

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Why I Hate Insurance

My business recommends services and products created by insurance companies so how dare I say I hate insurance? Well first let me tell you […]

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Why So Many People Have A Love Hate Relationship With Insurance

I know I’m not alone in my love hate relationship with insurance. One reason I’m certain of this is because I co-founded a company […]

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Losing A Spouse Doesn’t Have To Mean Losing Income

The institution of marriage offers many unique opportunities aside from the obvious ones such as companionship and family. Marriage offers unique financial planning opportunities […]

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It’s Not Too Late for A Financial Plan Even If You’re No Spring Chicken

The average age of prospective clients coming to Red Feather Financial inquiring about financial planning is 72 years old. They always ask, “Am I […]

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Red Feather Financial Helps Secure Income for Life When You Retire

Planning for life in a distant future is something many Americans don’t do. When young, we are typically living in the moment or looking […]

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Dr. Sabrina Scott And Victoria Collier Announce Red Feather Financial

Many good things are born in uncertain times. This is certainly true in the case of the recent launch of Red Feather Financial. During […]

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Thoughts About Mother Earth, Motherhood And Cultivating Financial Planning

You simply cannot get through the month of April without becoming aware that this is the month in which the world celebrates our beautiful […]

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