Managing Stress and Debt

Managing Stress and Debt

If you are experiencing debt-related stress, you should consider attacking the root of the problem. Generally, it takes time to work down debt, but that doesn’t mean you can’t manage the stress during the interim period. Developing a strategy to eliminate your debt is the first step to lowering stress, since the sense of control that a strategy gives you might furnish you with hope and optimism.

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Grandview Asset Management Retirement Traps to Avoid

Retirement Traps to Avoid

No matter where you're starting from, your path to retirement may include unexpected twists, turns and slides. Preparing for what lies ahead can make the journey a little bit more enjoyable. Here are some of the twists you might encounter through the path of retirement.

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Should I Borrow From My 401k?

The average household with credit card debt had a balance of $16,748 in 2016, nearly passing the peak of $16,900 in 2008. The average credit card annual percentage rate is sitting at 15.8% as of May 17, 2017, which represents an expensive way to fund spending! This leads us to a question that many individuals as us on a daily basis, "Should I borrow from my 401k to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?"

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11 Real Facts about Retirement!

11 Real Facts about Retirement!

What's great about retirement? Retirement can have many meanings. For some, it will be a time to travel, whether domestic or international, or spend time with the family. For others, it will be a time to start a new business or begin a new life endeavor. Regardless of the direction you choose in retirement, here are 11 real facts about retirement that you can't ignore!

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4 Great Reasons to Invest in 2018

4 Great Reasons to Invest in 2018

Over half of Americans do not own any stocks, or stock-related investments, such as mutual funds, according to Bankrate’s Money Pulse survey. Individuals may cite different reasons for not investing, but with important long-term financial goals, such as retirement, in the balance, the reasons may not be good enough.

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A Look at Diversification

Ancient Chinese merchants are said to have developed a unique way to reduce their risk. They would divide their shipments among several different vessels. That way, if one ship were to sink or be attacked by pirates, the rest stood a good chance of getting through and the majority of the shipment could be saved. Your investment portfolio may benefit from that same logic.

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