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Effects of Unemployed Teens

General

January 26, 2010

Unemployment for Americans aged 16 to 19 is at an all time high – 27%. It’s a segment of our workforce that has been hard hit by the recession, yet largely overlooked. Though unemployment among...


Free Income Tax Assistance Tool

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January 20, 2010

Please be aware of a new tool that helps clients find free income tax assistance anywhere in the nation: http://extension.missouri.edu/hes/taxed/vitasites.htm The search tool allows you to...


Reaching Out to New Audiences

General

October 26, 2009

The importance of financial education cannot be overstated, especially in preparation for life changing events such as marriage. The research shows that conflicts regarding finances is still the...


Book Reviews

General

September 09, 2009

Please share your favorite book suggestions: 1. children's books that help teach an important life lesson or 2. adult self help books to recommend to clients. Brenda Vaughn Director of Financial...


What has Triggered a Change in Your Financial Behavior?

General

September 02, 2009

Think about what has triggered a change in your financial behavior or for someone else. Let's see if we can find some themes. Who knows what we might come up with. Glenn Muske 2009 AFCPE President


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