April 2008
Issue: 56
Welcome
 
Greetings!

Phew! April 15 has come and gone. You are done sifting through papers, receipts and forms. Fresh in your mind is the current state of your financial picture.  This is a terrific time of year to reflect. Is your financial plan where you want it to be? What changes could you make today to ensure that your tomorrow is secure? Make a promise that you will take the necessary steps to get there. Starting now.


Time to Share. Create a Buzz.


Do you find your self suddenly single? Now there is a new community for divorced women over 40.  Join MatchGoneWrong and learn how to not just survive a divorce, but thrive. Plus, June 27-29 there will be a Suddenly Single Retreat taking place in Boston. There will be great speakers and topics plus a time to reflect and connect.


Business Volunteers for the ArtsŪ (BVA) is a pro bono consulting program that connects skilled business professionals with arts and cultural organizations in need of high-level business assistance. BVA volunteers contribute their carefully developed skills--not just time--to their community and expand their expertise, build personal relationships, and network with other business professionals who love the arts. Learn more at the April 30 orientation in Boston.

7 simple solutions for managing your money

These shortcuts to managing your finances will save you time and money.

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In This Issue
7 simple solutions for managing your money
When bargain hunting is an addiction
16 favorite money rules of thumb
Are you afraid to look poor?
How to start a small business
California Wine Country 101
When bargain hunting is an addiction

For some people, the rush of a great deal trumps practical considerations -- such as whether they need, want or even have a place to keep what they've found on sale.

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16 favorite money rules of thumb

Here they are, plain and simple. Follow these guidelines and your finances -- and nerves -- will be in pretty good shape.

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Are you afraid to look poor?

If you spend money to avoid embarrassment, you're human. But if you're spending money you don't have, the price may be higher than you think.

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How to start a small business

Are you restless in your current job? If you haven't been working outside the home, are you feeling like it might be time to do something else? If so, you aren't the only one. The good news is that today-more than ever before-it's possible to follow your dreams and be your own chief at the same time!

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California Wine Country 101

Take advantage of spring's lower prices and smaller crowds to tour vineyards known as much for their pinot noirs and zinfandels as for their food, art, architecture and gardens.

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Cheers,

Paula Harris and Bill Harris, CFP
WH Cornerstone Investments
781.934.9154
www.whcornerstone.com