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Jeff Rose is a Certified Financial Planner recently founding his own investment advisory firm Alliance Wealth Management, LLC. He is the founder of Good Financial Cents (a top 20 finance blog according to Wisebread), Soldier of Finance – his book that combines his military background with his financial planning knowledge, and Life Insurance By Jeff - a blog dedicated to helping families find affordable life insurance solutions. He currently writes for US News and Equifax and has been featured in major sites such as Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Kiplingers, and Fox Business.

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401(k)s Welcome Annuities

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 3:45 PM

Want to have a steady stream of income after retirement for a lifetime? The new rules issued in October by the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service make this goal easier to achieve by including deferred income annuities in your 401(k) investment options.

As traditional pension plans become...

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3 Sneaky Things Hurting Your Credit (That You Can Easily Fix)

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 9:29 AM

When it comes to understanding your credit, it can feel as complicated as trying to solve a Rubik's cube. Frustrated by this confusion, many consumers neglect their credit, which can have a devastating impact on their financial futures.

A Consumer Action study recently revealed that 27 percent of...

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Dear Dad, Why Did You Let Debt Kill You?

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2015 | 11:21 AM

According to his death certificate, my dad died of myocardial infarction, otherwise known as a heart attack.

His health had been deteriorating for some time, so it wasn't a total surprise. He gained weight and was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. He had two bypass surgeries -- one triple, one...

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6 Lessons I Learned From Finishing a 21-Day Habit Challenge

(1) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 4:34 PM

Over the past few years, I've really focused on growing my financial planning practice, my blogs and my other online ventures.

After enrolling in a coaching program and talking with mentors and other successful entrepreneurs, I realized that successful people make strong positive habits part of their daily routine...

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5 Ways to Get Your Business Unstuck

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 3:33 PM

What does an entrepreneur need to create a successful company? The right mindset is a big part of it. Here are some tips.

As an entrepreneur, you devote half your time or more to the daily hustle, making things happen and accomplishing goals. The other half is looking ahead, knowing...

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Peer to Peer Lending: The Investment You Might Be Missing Out On

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 4:28 PM

If you haven't heard of Peer to Peer Lending you are missing out on what is turning to be a very hot investing opportunity.

In the current economic climate, person-to-person (P2P) lending has become rather popular. It provides alternatives for both borrowers and investors who are looking for ways...

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How to Sabotage Your Retirement in 3 Easy Steps

(2) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 8:35 PM

Most of us say that we want a successful retirement. Unfortunately, too many of us don't think things through, and could end up unprepared for retirement. It's remarkably easy to wreck your retirement years. Here are three steps that are likely to ruin your retirement:

1. Forgo a plan.

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Why Your Own Denial Is Ruining You Financially

(2) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 10:17 AM

"Oh, we don't have that much debt. Our house is paid off. We don't have that many consumer loans."

These famous last words were uttered by a couple who had come to me for help with retirement planning. They were about 10 years out from retirement, and although their savings...

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4 Stupid Mistakes that Can Drive Up Your Life Insurance Premium

(2) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 5:51 PM

We all make mistakes. But some mistakes cost more than others. Some of the costliest mistakes are those that continue to haunt you for years. Life insurance mistakes can cost you in the short term and in the long term.

One of the biggest mistakes that I made regarding life...

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Personal Financial Tips for Military Families During 'Military Saves Week'

(2) Comments | Posted February 22, 2013 | 9:33 AM

Like everyone else in America, military families often face financial difficulties. Unlike everyone else, however, they face those challenges while navigating the heightened expectations and unique challenges of being a member of the armed services or a military spouse.

For example, advancing in one's chosen career poses a tough challenge...

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3 Reasons Why You Won't Get Out of Debt in 2013

(2) Comments | Posted January 2, 2013 | 10:38 AM

As we look ahead to the new year, you may be saying to yourself "This will be the year I finally dig myself out of debt." And right now, you have every intention of following through.

But there's a reason why 88 percent of all New Year's...

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