May 13, 2021


How You Can Elevate The Future Of Personal Finance To Change The World By 2030… For The Greater Good

A world where investing in you will become your best personal financial plan.

The world of personal finance in 2030 is going to change in many ways. We are going to work longer and differently and many of us will have the burden of paying for those that have not managed their own personal finances to accommodate for an extra five, or ten years’ work presents a whole range of challenges for us as a society?

The podcast with Joseph Deitch the founder of the Commonwealth fund ($160bn in assets) is a window into how we can re balance ourselves

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St. Joseph recognized as good place to start a small business | Business

A recent report ranks St. Joseph 17th as one of “The Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business.”

“I think to be ranked in the top 20 across the U.S. for places to start small businesses is an incredible attribute for St. Joseph,” said Natalie Redmond, vice president of membership for the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, of the report conducted by “If you looked at some of the comments from the folks who did the ranking, they said things like, ‘These cities in the top 20 should be an inspiration for other cities across the country

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Retiring and Changing Health Insurance at the Same Time? Good Luck.

I recently received an email from “Bill,” who retired on Dec. 31, 2020. Bill was over 65 at his retirement and shared his story of enrolling in Medicare and also changing his Federal Employees Health Benefits Program coverage at the same time as his retirement application was being processed.

When you become eligible to enroll in Medicare, there are three periods in which to do so. The initial enrollment period is three months before, the month of, and three months after your 65th birthday. If you are still covered by current employment health insurance at age 65, Medicare will be

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Council prez on double-dipping finance director: ‘This wasn’t a good story for the town’

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — North Providence Town Council President Dino Autiello said Friday the council is going to take a closer look at its finance director’s controversial compensation after a Target 12 investigation revealed she has been taking home two salaries for multiple years.

Target 12 reported Thursday that Maria Vallee, the longtime town controller, has been serving as finance director since at least 2018 — without giving up her salary as controller. The two paychecks, combined with a longevity bonus and retroactive pay tied to her continued membership in the municipal union, pushed Vallee’s pay to a grand

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What is a good interest rate on a personal loan?

Educate yourself and make smart choices to get the best possible interest rate on a personal loan. (iStock)

A personal loan is a type of loan that funds quickly and has monthly repayment installments. You can use a personal loan for high-interest debt consolidation, pay for a major purchase or address a financial emergency, among other top reasons. Typically, a personal loan repayment term can be between two and five years, with loan amounts up to $100,000.

According to data from Credible, personal loan interest rates vary widely, from 4.99% to 36%, depending on your credit and other

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Investing in Women is Good Business

By Wendy Stewart, Atlanta Market President for Bank of America 

Women’s History Month is a celebration of the contributions and progress being made by women across the globe, and this is especially true given the past year with coronavirus-related disruptions. 

Balancing work and life can be challenging for mothers even in the best of times, but it became even more so in the past year. Women experienced higher coronavirus-related job losses in 2020, while also bearing more childcare and home management responsibilities than men. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 2.4 million women exited the workforce

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