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Wes Moss: Use or lose Social Security benefits?

6:12 am Oct. 5, 2015

I’ve recently been writing on how to optimize your Social Security benefits, and I’ve had several people reach out to me with additional questions. One question that I keep getting asked is, “Why should my

Wes Moss: Is the Stock Market Broken?

5:33 am Aug. 31, 2015

A few weekends ago I spent some time reorganizing my outdoor storage shed. It was time to get the bikes, car seats and strollers under control. While moving around these heavy, awkwardly shaped items, though,

Wes Moss: Financial advice from Van Gogh

6:00 am Aug. 24, 2015

I was at a “back to school” night a few weeks ago for my two oldest sons, now in kindergarten and 3rd grade, and had an interesting revelation. My children attend our local neighborhood APS

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Wes Moss: The Easiest Budgeting Program Ever Created: T.S.L.

6:09 am Jul. 20, 2015

I recently read a study from the Federal Reserve Board that was released in May that said in 2014, “Forty-seven percent of respondents say they either could not cover an emergency expense costing $400, or would cover it by selling something or borrowing money.”

That’s almost half the people surveyed that clearly didn’t have at least $400 tucked into an emergency savings account! I consider having an emergency savings with cash

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Wes Moss: Investing in tumultuous times

10:20 am Jul. 13, 2015

Last week was one of the more unsettling weeks in a long time for investors. The Chinese stock market hit bear market territory, the Greek debt saga continued to confound the world, and to top it off the largest stock exchange in the U.S. was completely shut down for almost four hours on Wednesday.

With all of these headlines rattling the market, I believe that now is a good time to