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The Happiest of Times?

  The ‘Empty Nest’ Leaves Time to Talk and Play with Your Spouse By Jeff Anderson / Contributor I don’t understand. I was looking forward to this. I don’t have to go to basketball games anymore. No more recitals or

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Your Personal Game Plan

  9 Steps to Changing Your Life by Dr. Melanie Ross Mills / Contributor I led a group a few years ago on the topic of contentment. One woman asked a question that’s never left me. An emotionally charged “Beth”

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Tackling Your Financial Game Plan Requires a Dependable Team

  By Shashin Shah / Contributor It’s fall, and football is upon us once again. Just as your favorite team is working hard to develop their strategy for a winning season, now might be the time to make sure you

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Secure Your Financial Future

  By Taylor Nipp  / Contributor Few things are as dynamic as technology and finance.  In an ever-changing world, it’s difficult to keep up with the most current trends.  As a wealth manager, it is my job to stay abreast

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6 Simple Ways to Raise Kids Who Love to Read

    by Lisa A. Beach Since my childhood days of reading comic books and Nancy Drew mysteries, I’ve always been a voracious reader. As the family bookworm, I earned the nickname “Booka” from my dad, who was a big

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Elementary to Middle School

  “Oh you got to learn to roll with the changes” “Roll with the Changes,” REO Speedwagon; lyrics by Kevin Patrick Cronin By Karyn Brodsky Elementary to middle school or junior high is “like the biggest rollercoaster ride at the

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Middle to High School

  “I’m in with the in crowd, I go where the in crowd goes” “The ‘In’ Crowd,” Dobie Gray; lyrics by Billy Page By Karyn Brodsky The transition from middle school to high school can be emotional, as well as

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High School to College

    “I’ve Gotta Be Me” Golden Rainbow, Steve Lawrence; lyrics by Walter Marks By Karyn Brodsky By the end of high school, students are attempting to break the mold and distinguish themselves, especially as they package themselves for college.

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College to Job or Graduate School

    “If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and make a change.” “Man in the Mirror,” Michael Jackson; lyrics by Siedah Garrett and Glen Ballard By Karyn Brodsky Finally! All those years

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