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Below are tips we tweeted last month. Click on each tip for more information and to view the source.

Instead of downsizing to a lower cost home in retirement, consider sharing your space with a senior renter.

Discuss with your tax advisor if there are advantages to using the tax filing status of “Married Filing Separately” vs “Married Filing Jointly” – there may be advantages if you are in the process of being divorced or if your spouse has significant debt.

If your employer offers a match to retirement savings contributions, make sure you are meeting requirements to receive that free money.  

Share with your spouse your knowledge of the financial management of household expenses – don’t leave them in the dark.

Contact your credit card issuer to negotiate a lower interest rate AND make a plan to pay off your outstanding balance.

One of the 5 P’s of Life is “Personal Finance” – your money. While money isn’t everything, it helps you achieve the lifestyle you want to live.

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