May 2008
Issue: 57
Welcome
 
Greetings!

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Over the next seven issues we will highlight a series of "life events" that could have significant implications for your present or future financial situation, needs or plan. It's time to re-evaluate your financial picture if you have experienced or will experience any of the following:
  • Marriage
  • Birth of a child
  • Birth of a grandchild
  • Divorce or separation
  • Remarriage
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4 money lessons from Fred Flintstone

We rose from the primordial ooze primed to say 'charge it.' But we can learn to save for tomorrow despite being hard-wired to spend today. Really.

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In This Issue
4 money lessons from Fred Flintstone
Can you teach your kids to be rich?
Get the dirt on a neighborhood
Do you suffer bag-lady syndrome?
Wedding planning: printable checklists
All-inclusives: what's included?
Can you teach your kids to be rich?

Some characteristics of the wealthy are born, not bred. But there's plenty you can do to make your children smarter about money.

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Get the dirt on a neighborhood

Online tools and blogs let would-be home buyers get unvarnished information about the areas where they're looking, from the people who already live there.

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Do you suffer bag-lady syndrome?

Many women harbor a fear that their financial security could disappear in a heartbeat. It might not be entirely irrational, but it can be conquered.

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Wedding planning: printable checklists

When it comes to planning the big day, there are a lot of moving parts. You've got caterers to consider, photographers to meet, bands to listen to, cakes to taste and well, about a thousand other details to manage.

Use these handy worksheets to make your big day as easy - and enjoyable - as possible.

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All-inclusives: what's included?

When it comes to all-inclusive getaways, it pays to investigate the fine print..

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Cheers,

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