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Give Me the Simple Life

I don't know who comes up with such things, but today is National Simplicity Day — pegged to the birthdate of American naturalist, poet, and philosopher Henry David Thoreau. Whatever you may think about Thoreau's overall
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How Much Money Should You Leave to Your Children?

You can help ensure that the money you leave behind isn’t frittered away, and that it doesn't become an instrument of destruction in a loved one's life.
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Pandemic Lessons — Will They Last?

The COVID-19 pandemic has been unlike anything most of us have ever experienced. With the worst of it apparently behind us now, many people are reflecting on what they’ve learned from it, how it has impacted their
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Preparing Financially for the Death of Your Spouse

80% of married women outlive their husbands, and widows live an average of 14 years after their spouse’s death. Here's how to prepare financially.
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Fidelity Courts Teenage Investors

Fidelity Investments has introduced the Fidelity Youth Account, the industry’s first brokerage account for 13- to 17-year-olds.
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Stress-Testing Your Household Finances

Do you have a risk-management plan in place for your personal finances? You should.
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Financial Love and Respect

With 20 years of ministry experience, a PhD in family studies, a Master’s of Divinity degree, and a Master’s degree in communication, Emerson Eggerichs was a knowledgeable, experienced, and effective pastor. But one day,
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Creating Family Christmas Traditions

Traditions give families assurance that, even in an uncertain and changing world, they can count on some things to be the same. 
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Attention Husbands: You Should Know About SMI’s Ministry to Widows

Widows often need personalized, objective financial advice. We want to help them get it.
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How to Set Your House in Order

Unless the Lord returns first, the odds are 100% that each of us will die. When the time comes, will your financial house be in order?
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