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Julie Brangenberg, CFP®
Patrick Hurley, CFP®

116 W. Pearl Street,

Suite 110

P.O. Box 89
Jerseyville, IL 62052

618-639-9831

Money

One of the keys to a sound financial strategy is spending less than you take in, and then finding a way to put your excess to work. A money management approach involves creating budgets to understand and make decisions about where your money is going. It also involves knowing where you may be able to put your excess cash to work.

 
 
The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Password Protection Strategies

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

 

Understanding FDIC Insurance

FDIC insurance was designed to protect your deposited funds, but do you know how? This article answers that question.

Mortgages in Retirement

Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Data Thieves from Outer Space

Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Managing Money as a Couple

Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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