Changing the Conversation

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Three Things We’re Worrying About Right Now
Saving, Spending, and Borrowing

Three Things We’re Worrying About Right Now

April 8, 2020
This is our first pandemic, and there are three things
What Do You Spend More On That Brings You Joy?
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What Do You Spend More On That Brings You Joy?

February 26, 2020
When you’re first starting out in life, after finishing your schooling and getting your first…
Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue Around Money?
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Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue Around Money?

February 12, 2020
You’ve likely heard of Marie Kondo, organizer extraordinaire. In 2014, she came out with the…
Is There Good Debt?
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Is There Good Debt?

August 7, 2019
There’s a book that came out in 1961, Catch-22, which became a movie in 1970.…
4 Programs to Help With Financial Situations
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4 Programs to Help With Financial Situations

July 24, 2019
One of the things we do here at Coyle is put together various kinds of…
Charity Begins at Home with the Family Bank
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Charity Begins at Home with the Family Bank

November 28, 2018
I’ve heard many people refer to the maxim, “charity begins at home,” when we talk…

Estate and Inheritance Tax

Many years ago, Will Rogers said, “The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t
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Tax Cuts & Jobs Act 2017

This is a special blog post on the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act 2017.Follow this
The Charitable Double Benefit

The Charitable Double Benefit

A recent study showed that about one-third of families with at least $1 million in
The 2 Out Of 3 Tax Rule

The 2 Out of 3 Tax Rule

I have a rule of thumb for you: If the government owes me money, now
Investable Collectables?

Last-minute Tax Reminders

Every once in a while, I find myself looking over a well-off individual’s tax return
The Charitable Double Benefit

The Charitable Double Benefit

A recent study showed that about one-third of families with at least $1 million in
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Growing, Moving Forward, and Having Purpose in Retirement

Key Takeaways Retirement is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but it’s important to feel

5 Tips for Planning for Retirement

Key takeaways Retirement planning may not be as easy as watching a funny comedy movie,

Retirement Habits

You’re probably well aware that car insurance rates for young people are very high. This

How to Transition Into Retirement

Ready! Set! Reinvent! That’s the title of our new two-module, 12-lesson course on the topic

Which Game Are You Playing With Your Money?

Board games and card games can be a whole lot of fun, and they can

Are You In Charge of Your Retirement?

In the military, you always know who’s in charge and who’s in control. There’s a
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