Financial Living Blog

The Best Way to Pay Down Debt

Jan 10, 2019 10:08:06 AM

Although our financial lives are all different, we tend to look for one-size-fits-all solutions to our financial challenges. Take debt, for example. There are two effective methods that will help you pay down debt: the debt snowball and the debt avalanche. Instead of taking the time to consider which method is most appropriate for their financial situation, most people just want to know: “Which method is the best, the snowball or the avalanche?”

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Getting Rid of Debt Before You Retire

Jan 4, 2019 9:18:51 AM

Retirement is about utilizing each dollar of your accumulated wealth to live comfortably on your terms and, hopefully, fulfill some of your biggest dreams. At least, this is how retirement is supposed to work. Unfortunately, people too often find their financial futures hindered by debt.

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How to Still Get Tax Deductions for Your Charitable Contributions

Dec 5, 2018 9:10:27 AM

The end of the year is giving season, but tax reform has changed the rules for charitable contributions. Many donors won’t receive the same tax breaks like in years past. However, there are two giving options available that will allow some donors to preserve those charitable tax deductions.

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Advance Capital Management Welcomes New Financial Adviser in Grand Rapids

Nov 14, 2018 2:41:35 PM

Here is some great company news: we continue to grow in West Michigan.

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New Law Lets You Freeze Credit for Free

Sep 19, 2018 10:00:33 AM

You’ll recall one of the biggest financial stories last year was the Equifax security data breach. It was estimated that personal information, such as Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, driver’s license numbers, home addresses and birth dates, for over 140 million Americans was exposed.

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Charitable Giving: How to Make Giving Back a Part of Your Financial Life

Sep 6, 2018 2:03:22 PM

The majority of U.S. households donate to charity, according to the most recent data from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Although our reasons for donating may vary, a plan can help all of us successfully make charitable giving a part of our financial lives.

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What to Know About Contributing to the Thrift Savings Plan

Aug 15, 2018 11:10:30 AM

From postal workers to VA doctors, we’ve had the pleasure to work with many federal government employees. The one area we advise them to focus most of their attention is here: the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).

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Two Advance Capital Management Financial Advisors Named to Forbes Top Next-Gen Wealth List

Aug 3, 2018 10:47:00 AM

We’re pleased to announce that Michael Hohf and Daniel McHugh have been named as America’s Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors by Forbes Magazine. The list recognizes top-performing young advisors from across the country. 

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9 Financial and Investing Myths to Never Fall For

Jul 18, 2018 2:00:46 PM

If you succumb to any common financial and investing myths, you could see some of your money and potential future wealth go up in smoke.

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Advance Capital Management Named a Top Adviser for Second Year in a Row

Jun 28, 2018 9:40:01 AM

We are honored to announce that Advance Capital Management has been named as one of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers in 2018. This is our second year in a row on the list!

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