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Are You Experiencing Financial Freedom?

By FirstWave Financial® A successful financial life often involves the process of deferred gratification. We don’t spend everything we currently make to save for the future house we desire, or to pay for our kids’ future higher education or to fund

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FirstWave Financial Annual Letter 2023

In the words of the great philosopher Mike Tyson – “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” We have certainly suffered some “punches” over the last few years together. Think back to December 2019. The economy

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Marriage – Your Personal Merger

By Laura Chiesman If you are in the middle of planning a wedding you know all about checklists and budgets! The focus on this event is intense – where, when, who, how much, guest lists, photographers, food and so many

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The Many Ways Our Grandparents Give.

By Laura Chiesman

As life expectancies continue to increase so does the number of lucky kids who have multiple grandparents in their lives. Grandparents (and great-grandparents) are key sources of assistance to families and their influence is well documented.

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Parenthood Challenges-The Cost of Raising a Child

By Laura Chiesman Parenthood can be both wonderfully rewarding and frighteningly challenging. Children are your greatest responsibility, as well as your most important — and expensive — commitment. Children give gifts only a parent can understand — from sticky-finger hugs

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4 Conditions that Impact your Money 

By FirstWave Financial®

When are you going to stop worrying so much about your money? When you finish paying for the kids’ college educations? When you pay off your mortgage? When you have saved one million dollars? When? While each of these are great achievements, unfortunately accomplishing them can have you worrying even more about your money.

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Are You Experiencing Financial Freedom?

By FirstWave Financial® A successful financial life often involves the process of deferred gratification. We don’t spend everything we currently make to save for the future house we desire, or to pay for our kids’ future higher education or to fund

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