Financial Living Blog

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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The Credential to Look for in a Financial Adviser

Jun 27, 2018 2:45:40 PM

It’s probably safe to say you’d never hire a doctor simply because a person claimed to be one. Before you entrust your health to someone, you want to make sure that person is qualified to practice medicine. Shouldn’t you want the same thing before entrusting your money with a financial adviser?

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Does Paying Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement Make Sense?

May 16, 2018 8:28:42 AM

For decades now, owning a home has been considered a financial rite of passage in America. The hope is you buy a home early in your career and by the time you retire, you’ll pay off your mortgage and find yourself living in one of your most important nest eggs.

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Checking Off Your Bucket List without Going Broke

May 9, 2018 1:15:59 PM

An article in Slate magazine traces the origin of the term “bucket list” to the screenplay of the 2007 movie, The Bucket List. At least, it’s the first recorded instance of the term being used in the context of things one does before kicking the bucket. Yet, it’s such a popular concept that it feels much older.

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Steps to Avoid Financial Fraud and Scams

Apr 23, 2018 7:32:00 AM

These days, it really pays to keep a close eye on your money.

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Don’t Want to Quit Working in Retirement? Here’s How It Can Affect Your Financial Plan

Apr 19, 2018 7:38:50 AM

In 1945, a woman named Eleanor had a difficult choice to make. An employee at a company of which she was a major stakeholder was putting the company in jeopardy. She could either take the necessary steps to force the employee out, or potentially watch the company collapse during a very perilous time.

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How to Stay Motivated to Manage Your Wealth

Apr 5, 2018 7:55:37 AM

It’s no secret financial planning can help you grow wealth, reduce anxiety and gain confidence in your future.

But fear, impulsive spending habits, and a lack of knowledge and resources can all stand in the way.

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