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Don't Agonize. Get Organized! Creating the Perfect Filing System

Don’t Agonize. Get Organized! Creating the Perfect Filing System

Don't Agonize. Get Organized! Creating the Perfect Filing System To get started you’ll need some filing gear: manila (or colored) ...
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Adjusting to Being a Single Parent

Adjusting to Being a Single Parent

Adjusting to Being a Single Parent Becoming a single parent is a big adjustment. It can be challenging to raise ...
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Making Funeral Arrangements

Making Funeral Arrangements

Making Funeral Arrangements Making funeral arrangements is never easy. In addition to dealing with the death of someone you love, ...
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Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft  Identity thieves go after the personal information we and the institutions we deal with unknowingly ...
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Ten Steps to Take During Difficult Financial Times

Ten Steps to Take During Difficult Financial Times

Ten Steps to Take During Difficult Financial Times Difficult financial times can lead to feelings of stress. Here are ten ...
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What Happens if You Die Without a Will?

What Happens if You Die Without a Will?

What Happens if You Die Without a Will? “Every adult should have one.” That’s the importance Ruth Driscoll, an advanced ...
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Quick Facts About Your Credit Record

Quick Facts About Your Credit Record

Quick Facts About Your Credit Record Your credit record is an account of your personal financial history. Credit records are ...
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The Best Things to Know About Taxes for the Newly Widowed

The Best Things to Know About Taxes for the Newly Widowed

Here's what you need to know. We don’t provide tax advice; we leave that to the professionals. If you’re recently ...
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Recently Widowed? You Need an Emergency Fund

Recently Widowed? You Need an Emergency Fund

To be accurate, just about everybody needs an emergency fund. Why? With an emergency fund you’ll have cash available for ...
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Smart and Loving Planning Helps Widows Prepare for Loss

Smart and Loving Planning Helps Widows Prepare for Loss

Palliative and hospice care may give you the opportunity to better prepare for when he’s gone. Cindy’s husband of 34 ...
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New Widows Beware

New Widows Beware

Seek Advice Before Settling Your Deceased Spouse’s Debts Patty Mann* lost her husband, Mark, in August 2018 to a rare ...
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We Don't Say Enough About Grief

We Don’t Say Enough About Grief

Wings for Widows focuses on grieving widows' financial needs and not necessarily on the grieving widow's grief. When working with ...
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Moving Forward Financially after the Loss of a Spouse

Moving Forward Financially after the Loss of a Spouse

The loss of a spouse can be a devastating, life-changing event. Due to longer life expectancies, women are more likely ...
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Don't Wait to Claim Social Security Survivor's Benefits

Don’t Wait to Claim Social Security Survivor’s Benefits

Social Security survivor's benefits can provide much-needed income to you and your family after losing your spouse. It’s important you ...
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You’ve Just Lost Your Spouse. You Must Grieve, But There Are Things You Must Do First

You’ve Just Lost Your Spouse. You Must Grieve, But There Are Things You Must Do First

When your spouse dies, you'll need to handle numerous financial and legal matters. Even if you've always handled your family's ...
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Are You Eligible for Government Benefits?

Are You Eligible for Government Benefits?

Most people purchase some form of life insurance to offset the risk of loss associated with premature death and to ...
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Answers to Your Financial Questions Shouldn't Come from Your GriefShare Group

Answers to Your Financial Questions Shouldn’t Come from Your GriefShare Group

I recently joined a group of eight women who had found one another in a GriefShare support group ten months ...
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