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Financial Planning for Blended Families

Financial Planning for Blended Families

February 21, 2017 10:13 am

blend·ed fam·i·ly noun NORTH AMERICA a family consisting of a couple and their children from this and all previous relationships.   The joining of

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TV Interview: Sean Giles with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: An Eight Year Car Loan? Don’t Do It!

TV Interview: Sean Giles with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: An Eight Year Car Loan? Don’t Do It!

February 17, 2017 12:48 pm

Building on his February 10th blog, Sean Giles spoke with WJAR's Frank Coletta about what you should consider when thinking about signing a long

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An Eight Year Car Loan? Don’t Do It!

An Eight Year Car Loan? Don’t Do It!

February 10, 2017 9:41 am

A while ago I came across a headline that read “Eight Year Car Loans”. What? Ok, I thought I’ve seen it all when it

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Month One, 2017

Month One, 2017

February 6, 2017 10:39 am

It was so clear, right? Trifecta. We were headed for tax reform, infrastructure spending and deregulation. The economy was about to take off, replete

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StrategicPoint’s Aaron C. Reynolds Earns Prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® Designation

StrategicPoint’s Aaron C. Reynolds Earns Prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® Designation

January 31, 2017 10:31 am

Providence, RI—(January 26, 2017) – Aaron C. Reynolds, Associate Portfolio Manager at StrategicPoint Investment Advisors in Providence and East Greenwich, RI has earned the

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Get the Checklist: Organizing Your Finances for the New Year

Get the Checklist: Organizing Your Finances for the New Year

January 12, 2017 3:27 pm

New year, new budget! The holidays are over, 2017 has arrived, and we’ve begun a new year to meet your financial goals. Don’t let

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TV Interview: Chrissy Canapari with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Debit or Credit? Which to Use and When?

TV Interview: Chrissy Canapari with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Debit or Credit? Which to Use and When?

January 5, 2017 1:35 pm

Building on our recent blog, Chrissy Canapari spoke with WJAR's Frank Coletta about when you should choose credit over debit for reasons of security.

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2017 US Equity Market Outlook

2017 US Equity Market Outlook

January 3, 2017 11:28 am

Investors are forever hopeful (why else would we invest?). And the start of a new year often brings outsized optimism.  2017 feels particularly bullish

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5 Tips to Make Your 401k Grow

5 Tips to Make Your 401k Grow

January 1, 2017 12:00 am

For most Americans, 401k plans, qualified plans or defined contribution plans are the most popular savings vehicles for retirement.  With most private companies doing

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Preparing For Parenthood

Preparing For Parenthood

December 28, 2016 12:00 am

Whether it’s to stay in school longer to earn a higher degree, become more established in a career, or not wanting to settle down

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