Long-Term Care Costs Need Planning

Long-term care is probably going to be the biggest hit to your retirement, but few are willing to face those cost square on and plan for it.
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Tips for Starting a Small Business

The 23 million small businesses in this country are responsible for 54% of all U.S. sales, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Do you ever dream of launching your own company? If you do, the Texas Society of CPAs has a few tips to help you get off on the right foot.
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Protect Your Identity when You Travel This Summer

July typically spells the beginning of vacation season for most Americans. This year, be sure to add identity theft protection to your vacation checklist of sunscreen and water bottles. In her latest article, Savvy Consumer columnist Teresa McUsic discusses the importance of protecting your identity while you travel and shares 10 tips to consider while leaving town.
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Manage Summer Spending

Many of us get the itch to spend money during the dog days of summer, whether we’re traveling, hosting a BBQ or combat boredom at the mall. According to a recent survey from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), about six in 10 U.S. adults (59 percent) said their financial tension during the summer matches or exceeds the stress they feel during the year-end holiday season. With summer vacation in clear view, AICPA has a few smart tips to help you start saving now and curb impulse spending over the next few months.
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Consider these low-cost or no-cost savings activities for your family this summer
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Midyear Financial Tune Up

Did you start the beginning of the year by making smart resolutions to get your finances in order in the coming months? Now that the year is half over, it’s a good time to check in and see how you’re doing. The Texas Society of CPAs offers advice on how to best size up your financial situation and make needed corrections.
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