Photo: Life Stages - Tweens & Teens

Developing solid financial habits at a young age will lead to a lifetime of smart money management.


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The freedom associated with college life combined with tuition responsibilities and a limited cash flow presents financial hurdles for many students. Here is the information you’ll need to jump over them.


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Photo: Life Stages - 20 Somethings

Now that you’re generating a steady income on your own, you’ll have to implement a budget so that you can pay your bills and have some cash leftover to enjoy yourself, too.


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Finances may be one of the most difficult aspects of your life to merge with your partner’s, but it’s also one of the most important. Developing a successful method for communicating about money early on will benefit your relationship as it matures.


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Photo: Life Stages - Parents & Children

Adding a child to your family is a joyous–yet costly– milestone. You’ll find tools here to help you prepare for this occasion as much as possible, as well as advice on giving your pride and joy the gift of financial literacy.


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Photo: Life Stages - Home Owners

Owning your own home is as demanding as it is rewarding. You’ll need to be ready for expected expenses (like your mortgage) and those that may be surprises (like repairs).


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It’s never too early to start saving for this exciting time in your life. This rings truer now than it ever has before. Here are the resources to get you on the right track.


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Photo: Life Stages - In Crisis

As much as you may try to prepare for the unexpected, events such as a sudden loss of income, a serious illness or a natural disaster can be financially crippling. But don’t despair; help is right at your fingertips.


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Photo: Life Stages - Military & Reserves

By nature of their career, active and reserve military personnel and their spouses are faced with a unique set of financial planning needs.


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Photo: Life Stages - Small Business Owners

Starting, running and growing a small business requires perseverance and financial know-how. Regardless of what kind of business you are running, you’ll find sound advice and suggestions for prosperity here.


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Featured News and Resources
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If you’re stressing to pay or manage student loan debt, the NJCPA recommends these strategies to help you climb out of that debt.

Fraud Prevention for Seniors
While seniors make up 11 percent of the population, they represent 30 percent of consumer fraud and 50 percent of telephone fraud.

Tips for Couples on Managing Social Security Benefits
Were you aware that there are many options for married couples on deciding how and when to take their payments?

Don’t Let Unexpected Costs Ruin Your Retirement
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IRA Early Withdrawal Exceptions
A withdrawal made earlier than age 59½ could qualify for a penalty unless an available exemption criterion is met.

Start Planning Now for Next Year’s Taxes
You may be tempted to forget all about your taxes once you’ve filed your tax return. Do not give in to that temptation. If you start your tax planning now, you may avoid a tax surprise when you file next year.







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