What Does Retirement Look Like to You?

Retirement looks different to everyone. For some, it means having the time to travel the world and start checking off things from a bucket list. For others, it means spending time at home with[…]

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How Should You Pay for Financial Planning?

Financial advisors are compensated with various pricing strategies that are based on their knowledge, licensing, and company affiliations:

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What Does Financial Freedom Mean to You?

August 26, 2019 By ALLEN A. OSGOOD, CFP®, M.B.A.

Financial freedom means something different to everyone. But the way to get there is typically the same. At Financial Freedom, we like to use this equation: 

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10 Items That Should Be On Your Retirement Checklist

While exciting, the idea of a retirement planning process can leave you overwhelmed and with more questions than answers. Perhaps you’ve been saving money for retirement since landing your first big[…]

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How to Start Financial Planning in 8 Steps

Financial planning is an excellent way to build your wealth. Proper coaching from a financial advisor can promote behavior that helps you build your wealth and maximize your retirement assets. That’s[…]

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How to Know if Your Financial Advisor is a Good Fit

Financial advisors are an integral piece of your financial life, and as such, you should choose them with care. Even if you’ve done your homework and choose to work with a fiduciary financial advisor[…]

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Why a Long-Term Relationship with Your Financial Advisor Can Benefit YOU

In my opinion, everybody can benefit from a financial plan, because every aspect of your life has an effect on your finances and your financial future. Your goals, your life circumstances and your[…]

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Who Should Be on Your Financial Planning Team?

As you start your financial planning journey to retirement and beyond, you’ll need to assemble a trusted team of professionals to help you set up and execute your financial plan. Similar to how[…]

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Fee-Only Wealth Management Vs. Commission-Based Financial Advice: Let’s Compare

When it comes to hiring a financial advisor to help you with retirement planning, you have a myriad of options to choose from. But along with that vast selection comes the difficulty of picking the[…]

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Getting Ready for Retirement? Here are 4 Things To Do First

Whether you’re in the throes of your career, acclimating to an empty nest or getting ready for retirement, it’s crucial that retirement planning is started sooner rather than later.

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