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How to Negotiate Like a Maven with Best Selling Author, Rebecca Zung, Esq.

The Savvy Women Show How to Negotiate Like a Maven We are honored to interview Best Selling Author Rebecca Zung, Esq., America’s Divorce Authority.   Rebecca provides tips on how to “Negotiate like a Maven”. How to negotiate a raise,

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Living Your Dream with Lupe Hairston

Interview with Lupe Hairston, Business Owner of Freedom Window Cleaning. We discuss Living the Dream, the American Dream. The challenges, how to be successful owning a business with your spouse, staying focused, work life balance and working on your business.

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What is a Roth IRA

Today’s Financial Planning tip will cover “What is a Roth IRA?” A Roth IRA, is an Individual Retirement Account used by individuals to save for retirement with after tax income that grows tax free and distributions are tax free.  However,

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“Confidence is Gorgeous” Interview with Marcy Browe

Catherine ​Magaña chats with Marcy Browe​ about Confidence. How to own it in front of the camera and how being Savvy with finances contributes to personal power and self confidence. Marcy specializes in Personal Brand Photography for Women. Stay connected

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How Will Tax Reform Affect 529 Plans

Today’s tip will cover “What are some of the benefits of 529 education saving accounts and the recent tax overhaul?” Many people will benefit from a change that allows assets in 529 plans to be used to pay for elementary

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Why Choose a 529 Plan for College Savings

Today’s tip will cover “Why choose a 529 plan for college savings?” A 529 Plan is a college savings account that is exempt from federal taxes.  These types of plans were introduced in 1996 to help taxpayers save for college

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What is an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust?

Today’s tip will cover “What is an irrevocable life insurance trust? Also known as an ILIT! An ILIT is created by an individual (also known as the grantor) during his or her lifetime. The ILIT owns a life insurance policy

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What is a Trust?

  What is a Trust? Simply put, a trust agreement is a document that spells out your wishes upon your death. When the time comes, how would you like your money and property distributed? However, depending on your specific goals

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