Other posts in the Financial Guidance Category

Check your Credit Report Regularly

August 26th, 2011

There is a classic Jack Benny line from one of his comedy skits that while walking down a street, a robber sticks a gun in Benny’s back and says, “Your money or your life?” As the miserly Benny pauses to ponder the question and formulate his answer, the impatient robber warns “Well?” Benny blurts, “I’m

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Lifelong Money Management Tips

August 22nd, 2011

Life is an unpredictable adventure. Try as you might, you can never plan for unexpected events such as natural disasters, theft or death. The best way to prepare yourself and your loved ones for such emotionally unstable times is to have a well organized financial life. Use these tips to make sure that you have

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What is identity theft, and how do you protect yourself?

July 27th, 2011

Identity theft, the illegal use of a target’s personal information, such as a social security or credit card number, to pose as that person for financial gain, is rapidly growing both in the United States and abroad. With 8.1 million victims and $37 billion dollars lost in 2010, identity theft is big business. According to

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Retirement Planning Tips

February 20th, 2011

Regardless of age, planning for retirement is an important component of any long-term financial strategy. Through the benefits of modern medicine, people are commonly living well into their 80s and beyond. Coupled with the continuing uncertainty surrounding social security benefits, careful planning is vital to ensure adequate financial resources are available throughout retirement. At its

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IRA – The Reliable Retirement Investment Vehicle

February 15th, 2011

With the long-term solvency of social security still in question, it is becoming increasingly important to plan for self-sufficiency in retirement. Regardless of age, IRA’s are a valuable tool provided to enhance retirement savings.  IRA and 401k Rollover services are available through Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union. IRA’s present substantial tax benefits compared to regular

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Understanding Your Credit Score

December 23rd, 2010

A credit report is a reflection of an individual’s ability to manage money and debt. It serves as a tool for creditors to evaluate the credit worthiness of those seeking loans for a variety of purposes, including mortgages, vehicle loans, and revolving credit facilities. The combined record of activity in a person’s credit report results

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Planning Your Financial Success

January 22nd, 2010

Accel has been assisting individuals for more than 40 years. They are a team of highly qualified individuals and can give personalized answers to your individual needs.

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