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[Video] Getting Started On Investing

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Studio Chat: Getting Started On Investing STEPHEN SMALENBERGER, EA & MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP® So many people are excited about getting started on investing and seeing growth from the money they’re saving.  But one thing that is really important to remember is to have an emergency fund.  Put money aside before you start investing.  Everyone wants…

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[Video] Rent Or Buy

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Studio Chat: Renting vs. Financing a Home Purchase STEPHEN SMALENBERGER, EA & MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP® One question we get a lot is Do you rent or do you buy?  We’ve done both; rented and now own a home.  There’s such a simplicity in renting!  You know what your fixed costs are each month with no…

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[Video] Spending Money

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Studio Chat: Advisor’s Take On Spending Money STEPHEN SMALENBERGER, EA & MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP® Spending can be a really hard area especially when you’re taking two lives and making them one.  Something we found helpful was using a software, tracking it, and viewing it periodically. This was helpful because there are going to be times…

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[Video] College Savings

Studio Chat: Advisor’s Take On College Savings STEPHEN SMALENBERGER, EA & MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP® One of the areas you want to discuss once you have children is whether to save or fund your children’s college education.  Do you want to fund all of it, some of it, none of it? In planning for the day…

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[Video] Life Insurance

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Studio Chat: Life Insurance STEPHEN SMALENBERGER, EA & MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP® We want to talk through some thoughts regarding life insurance that we personally discussed when choosing what was best for us. Please watch these other videos that explain the what, why, how much, and types of life insurance that makes sense. Comfort Level &…

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