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24
Jan

Why Financial Planning Is Essential for Law Enforcement Professionals

Law enforcement can be a rewarding profession, but it often comes with stress, unpredictable work schedules, and financial stress.

Although some law enforcement positions offer a pension, often it is not enough to last their lifetime. In addition, many law enforcement professionals do not have another retirement savings plan in place. Also, life insurance carrier options can be limited due to the underwriter’s views of occupational risk and early death. Here we examine why financial planning is essential to law enforcement professionals due to their unique profession.

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17
Jan

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: How to Reduce Your Risk

With billions of people connected through technology delivered through multiple devices, the likelihood of a data privacy security leak and cyber-attacks will not decrease but will continue to increase. Continue on to read more about data privacy and cybersecurity and reducing risk.

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10
Jan

8 Financial Goals for the New Year

Writing down your financial goals for this year and having them visible is essential to your success. Much like a written financial plan, you are more likely to follow your financial goals when they are in writing.

After you’ve written down your goals, tell others about them, your progress, and your failures to help you be accountable to them. Here are eight financial goals to implement this year to help set you up for financial security:

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7
Jan

How to Deal with Post-Election Volatility

With the election over, you may be concerned about post-election volatility as we enter 2021. Regardless of politics, short-term stock market results can vary depending on factors, including gridlock in the House and Senate and a newly elected future President Biden, who will take office in January 2021.

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7
Jan

Identity Theft, Cybersecurity, and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted cybersecurity and identity theft into the spotlight for both businesses and individuals. With many people working from home, the need for internet security is at an all-time high.

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7
Jan

2021 Financial Goal Setting Tips

There is no better time for financial goal setting than at the start of a new year. Financial goals allow you to create a plan, track your progress, and hold yourself accountable.

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7
Jan

Charitable Giving Deductions in 2020

Before 2020 comes to an end, you may want to consider charitable giving deductions. December 1st is the National Day of Giving. It’s the perfect time to give back to charities and individuals you value. Not only can giving back allow you to feel good, giving back comes with a variety of financial and tax benefits.

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7
Jan

What You Should Know About the 2021 Tax Season

Due to the pandemic and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the 2021 tax season may look a bit different this year. By becoming familiar with certain deductions and rules, you may be able to potentially avoid costly mistakes. Here’s what you need to know for the unique 2021 tax season:

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7
Jan

Equal Pay Day

Created by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996, Equal Pay Day highlights the gap between men’s and women’s wages. This gap often requires women to work longer than men for the same amount of pay. As a result, women may struggle financially or find themselves reliant on others to meet their financial goals.

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7
Jan

What You Need to Know- American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The new stimulus plan may have an impact on your finances. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is a $1.9 trillion relief package is designed to help struggling Americans overcome financial hardship. Here’s an overview of several of its most important components that relate to individuals:

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