Teachers

What Teachers Need To Know About Term Life Insurance

My Junior High basketball coach, who also happened to be my math teacher, had two sayings that have stuck with me to this day. After explaining a new Algebra concept, he’d always ask, “Clear as mud?” Which despite our “tween angst,” would usually produce a chuckle or two. The other phrase happened on the basketball court. He was known for

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Why Not Visiting A Financial Advisor Is A Great Idea

Why Not Visiting A Financial Advisor Is A Great Idea, Visit a VIRTUAL Financial Advisor instead. I used to talk about how many miles to the gallon I could get in my car. Since March, I talk more about how many “months” to the gallon…I don’t know about you, but I don’t really notice as much when gas prices are down,

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(Video) Strategy 3 of 3 – Equity Indexed Annuity

Don’t let the word annuity scare you! Being able to take advantage of the upside of the market without the downside risk is possible! They are not for everyone, but an annuity could be an integral part of your retirement plan. Video Transcript Hello everybody! How are we doing today? Yeah, I can write upside down, a pretty cool talent

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(Video) Strategy 2 of 3 – Money Managers

This is not your father’s stock market! The days of “buy and hold” strategies are going the way of the Dodo bird. Find out how a different dynamic strategy might be able to give you a life jacket in the current stormy seas of the market. Come learn about Money Managers! Video Transcript Hey everybody how are we doing today?

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(Video) Strategy 1 of 3: Roth Conversion

Right now may be the “perfect storm” for you to convert your IRA to a ROTH. See why current taxation, market conditions, and the future may give you a boost during this time of uncertainty. Transcript of (Video) Strategy: 1 of 3 – Roth Conversion Good afternoon everybody! Hope this video finds you well! Great thing about working at home

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Before You Leave The Teaching Profession, Make sure to read this first!

Oh no! What if I have already left? Just breathe and keep reading, if you have already left the teching profession, it will be ok! If you haven’t left yet and are still planning lessons,maybe you have considered calling it quits a time or ten. My departure was intentional, well partially. I had been teaching in Virginia Beach. I was

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Michigan Teachers’ Pension: A Scary Retirement Risk?

We have all known that colleague. She was one of the “older” ones on the staff when we started. And no matter what, she was always positive, not only with the students. She was always there as a mentor with a listening ear and gave us advice when Jimmy wouldn’t sit still, or when Susie wouldn’t be quiet no matter

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What Every Teacher Needs to Know about Long Term Care

As educators, we are used to being the “go-to” people. Throughout our careers, we spent countless hours imparting our knowledge to our students. As my youngest son used to say when I told him I didn’t know the answer to something, “That’s impossible! You are a teacher, you know everything!” Of course, we don’t know everything, but we love knowledge

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Teachers- Read This if You Plan on Substitute Teaching After Retirement

Plan on Substitute Teaching After Retirement? Keep Reading! There is a running joke that says, “Teaching is the only profession where it is more work to call in sick than if you actually sufferedthrough it.” Usually, the germ invasion took place towards the beginning of the year. Our immune systems had spent three months outside, and now, there were 25

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Teacher Teaching Teachers!

I dislike the saying attributed to Shaw: “He who can does, he who cannot, teaches.” Really? Try handling what I lovingly would refer to as “the bell from hell”: 25 squirrely 16-year-olds during the last class of the day. The fidgeting, due to copious amounts of Mountain Dew at lunch, really did distract from our discussions on Iambic Pentameter. There

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