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Setting and Maintaining Healthy Money Boundaries
How to Set and Maintain Healthy Money Boundaries
By Richard W. Stout III and Thomas Britt If you’re doing well financially, treating yourself occasionally or helping a loved one in need may be something that fulfills you and
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Recommitting to Your Financial and Estate Plans
Mid-Year Check-In: Recommitting to Your Financial and Estate Plans
This time of year, financial planning may be the last thing on your mind. Yet before summer sets in, consider using this opportunity to recommit to your financial and estate
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Protect Yourself Financially in Divorce
How Women Can Protect Themselves Financially in Divorce
Women often face a variety of unique financial challenges when separating from a partner. Whether you expect to split from your spouse or not, it’s important to take steps to
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The Future of Social Security
The Future of Social Security
April is National Social Security Month. With the future of Social Security in peril, proper planning will become increasingly important for Americans seeking a financially secure retirement. By Richard W.
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The Russia-Ukraine Crisis and Market Volatility In Perspective
By Richard W. Stout III and Thomas Britt In a speech on February 23, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a “special military operation” would begin in Ukraine. Russian
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10 Questions to Ask Your Financial Planner
By Richard W. Stout III We have no lack of options these days. Whether it’s choosing a restaurant or finding a doctor, there are so many choices that it’s easy
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Jump-Start Your Financial Plan for 2022!
By Thomas Britt It’s hard to believe it’s already 2022. It seems like just yesterday we began 2021 with high hopes for a fresh start. Given that those hopes didn’t
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Happy Holidays and Well Wishes From Benchmark Wealth Management
By Richard W. Stout III This year, the holiday season is a time for friends and family to come together for a much-delayed convergence, albeit with lingering precautions and a
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You’ve Inherited Money, Now What Should You Do?
By Thomas Britt Many people dream of one day receiving an inheritance, planning what they’d do with the money and how it could impact their future. But when it comes
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