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Don’t let family wealth fade away

Many families have lost a lot of wealth. In the late 19th century, industrial tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt amassed the equivalent of $100 billion in today’s dollars – but when 120 of his descendants met at a family gathering in 1973, there were no millionaires among them.1 Barbara Woolworth Hutton – daughter of the founder of […]

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Making money work harder for retirement

When planning for retirement, people naturally think about the big things – arranging sufficient income, amassing enough savings, investing so that you don’t outlive your money, managing forms of risk. All of this is essential – and yet there are also relatively small financial adjustments people can make at mid-life that may pay off significantly […]

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6 steps to get out of debt

Here at Lighthouse Financial, we’re asked all the time, “How do I get out of debt?” Below, you’ll find some ideas we’re passing along with hopes that you’ll let us work to help you try to lighten your financial burden. (more…)

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The dos and don’ts of debt management

Debt is a legally building agreement that, in the future, will require you to pay for what you’re using today. That is negative living — and it can strangle your life. Debt can hold you back from many great things in life.  (more…)

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