Good Financial Reads: Election Time, Affording Your Expensive Hobby, and More

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Catch up on some of the latest posts with this week’s roundup:

 

Election Time: Elephants and Donkeys

by Jeff Snodgrass, Mindful Wealth

Despite all of the attention on the presidential election these days, there’s one major aspect of it that we can put to bed before we go much further [for those of us with globally diversified, evidence-based investment portfolios]. A lot of people I encounter ask what this all means for investing.

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Affording Your Expensive Hobby

by Pam Horack, Pathfinder Planning

Hobbies are the creative things we do that make life enjoyable. My hobbies are simple: reading, cross stitch and crafts. My husband, however, has more complex hobbies. He is a great photographer, enjoys road cycling, and he likes to brew beer. He was actually home brewing almost 20 years ago – before it became cool.

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How to Navigate Open Enrollment

by Deb Meyer, WorthyNest

Open enrollment has arrived! For many employees, you get the privilege of selecting employer-sponsored benefits for the upcoming calendar year (2017). On the flip side, this inevitably means you need to get up-to-speed on the lingo to make an informed decision for your family..

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Gen X & Millennial Guide to Aging Parents

by Chris McLaren, Conscious Life Planning

Let’s face it, all of us are getting older. No matter what we do, our physical bodies inevitably age. As part of Generation X, I find myself increasingly concerned with not only my personal health but that of my parents and children. For our installment today we are going to focus on our aging parents.

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