FINANCE

Money makes the world go around. Providing invaluable information to help firefighters understand their money and finances, they will quickly see it’s not how much you make, but how much you save. We teach firefighters — notorious bargain hunters who love a good deal — how to keep their hard-earned money in the bank, revealing money managing strategies, tips and suggestions on budgeting as well as retirement planning and understanding debt.

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Terry Savage: Marriage and Money

The spring wedding season is upon us, and around the country brides, grooms and their parents are making arrangements for extravagant celebrations now that the COVID-19 pandemic is (hopefully) behind us.

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Command Your Cash Flow

Every firefighter understands financial stress. You aren’t alone. Be proactive, not reactive. Create a budget, analyze your cash flow, patch the leaks, and set goals. The money stress won’t suddenly disappear: in fact, it may never entirely go away. But, by taking command over your finances, you will begin to notice that you are less anxious, more focused, and better prepared to deal with life’s uncertainties.

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Don’t Wait Until It Hits The Fan To Make A Plan

You've been to the doctor again. You learned you have 24 hours left to live. This question isn't about what you would do with the little time left. Ask yourself, "What feelings am I experiencing? What regrets and unfulfilled dreams come to mind? What do I wish I had done in this life?"

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Strategies For Retirement

Retirement planning. Don’t let these two words scare you. While the thought of determining pensions, government benefits, retirement age and lifestyle goals send some people running in the opposite direction, it doesn’t have to be a head-spinning experience. The trick is to use an expert who can help you to build a solid, secure plan for your future. 

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Are You Living Paycheck To Paycheck?

For some, the end of each month approaches with the painful realization that there is not enough money to cover all our expenses. One solution might be to get a second job, or even a higher paying job. But that is not always a possibility, particularly if we enjoy our current job.

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