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Balanced Budgets, Balanced Lives: A Guide to Financial Fulfillment

In an era where financial stability is often equated with numerical metrics, we must broaden our perspective to encompass a holistic view of financial well-being. This comprehensive approach marries your core values with emotional intelligence and life aspirations. This Woodson Wealth Management guide aims to unfold eight pivotal strategies that

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Financial Suicide: 10 Fatal Mistakes You Could Be Making Right Now

Alright, let’s talk about something we all love to avoid: money stuff. Yep, I’m talking about those financial responsibilities we tend to shove to the bottom of the to-do list. But here’s the thing: ignoring this stuff isn’t just procrastination; it’s like playing financial roulette with our future. From putting

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Debt Ceiling: Why We Need Not Worry About It

The debt ceiling is a term that has been thrown around in political discussions for a long time, but what does it really mean? In simple terms, the debt ceiling is the limit on the amount of debt that the United States government is allowed to have outstanding. This limit

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7 Ways to Build Wealth and Why They Are Important

Building wealth is a goal that many of us strive for, but it can be a daunting task. The good news is that there are many ways to build wealth, and some of them are easier than you might think. Here are some of the best ways to build wealth and why they are important.

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Is College Worth It? – Part 3

By Drew Schlotter, CFP®, CCFC How to Get More Value College has gotten more expensive, but the average college degree holder makes significantly more than someone without it, and are more likely to be employed in a recession, so how do people make sure they get the maximum value out

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Is College Worth It? – Part 1

By Drew Schlotter, CFP®, CCFC Wait, College Costs How Much? The cost of college, and the resulting value (or lack thereof) are a hot topic among parents, students and the media. Costs are going up, student debt is ballooning, and politicians are talking about free education while they cut state

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3 Simple Ways to Better Manage Your Credit

The pandemic has made it difficult for many people to manage cash flow and keep an eye on their budget. This often leads to an increase in credit usage, which can have a long-term impact on your ability to buy a home, purchase a car, and so on. Here are

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Raising Financially Literate Kids – Easy Actionable Advice

Raising financially literate kids take work. Money skills are critical to your child’s future. While money can’t buy happiness, it does confer material stability – everyone needs a house, healthcare, and a retirement plan, for example. Also, knowing you have enough for a rainy day can bring you peace of

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