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Seven Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting A Business

(NAPSI)—People start businesses every day. Life is full of opportunities, and pursuing the American Dream of business ownership is one of them. But ask yourself—do you personally have what it takes to run a business?

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Monday 12/22/2014
5 tips to help savvy Latina moms raise financially smart kids
Updated: December 25, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Latina moms juggle many priorities. You are entrepreneurs growing businesses, community leaders advocating for change, and still caring for children, parents and spouses who all rely on you for guidance and support. As part of this role you also need to make sure your children are embracing their culture, exploring new opportunities, and preparing for their future.

Friday 12/19/2014
Tips On Keeping Funerals Affordable
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Despite the trend of rising costs, experts say it is still possible to keep funeral expenses in check.

Thursday 12/18/2014
Helping Hispanic Students Prepare For College
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—There is good news for Hispanic parents whose children are approaching college age. A new PSA campaign provides parents with access to the resources they need to help their children prepare, plan, and pay for college.

Wednesday 12/17/2014
Three Things NOT To Do In 2015
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—It is not surprising that most New Year’s resolutions revolve around health and financial matters, two areas that emerged as key priorities for Americans in Northwestern Mutual’s 2014 Planning and Progress Study. The study underscored the need for better decision making, with 60 percent of Americans stating that their financial planning needs improvement and more than half admitting that they do not feel financially secure. Moreover, with longevity and costs increasing at a steady pace, there is also likely heightened pressure to prepare for the future, especially considering that, per Bankrate research, one-third of American workers have no retirement savings whatsoever.

Monday 12/15/2014
Engage a financial professional to boost your bottom line
Updated: December 22, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Women today are enjoying a hard-won sense of independence. While there are many aspects of a woman’s life that can be successfully navigated alone, when it comes to financial planning, a collaborative approach is best.

Will the Affordable Care Act impact your taxes? Myths debunked
Updated: December 22, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - There are a lot of changes to this year’s tax code – 46 to be exact – as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). What’s most important is to be aware if your taxes – and your annual refund – will be affected.

Friday 12/12/2014
The 6 smartest money moves Millennials can make in 2015
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - Money worries know no age limit, and financial health is important for everyone – which could explain why financial pledges are among the most common New Year’s resolutions. Still, Millennials are a bit more likely than any other age group to be tempted into spending too much, according to research by the Barna Group.

Thursday 12/11/2014
ACA Marketplace Complicates Tax Returns -- May Delay 2015 Tax Season
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - No one wants a big surprise at tax time, which is why tax professionals recommend that clients review their tax situation early to make any necessary adjustments to withholding or estimated tax payments.