Redford Financial Group

7
Jan

Financial Aid Awareness Month Tips and Ideas

February is Financial Aid Awareness Month. Its purpose is to provide important information to students and their families about financial aid. If you have children or grandchildren who plan to attain higher education after high school, now is the perfect time to increase your knowledge about the college funding process.

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7
Jan

How to Prepare for Tax Season

Tax season is fast approaching! If you’re hiring a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), accountant, or other tax professional to handle your taxes, you still have to do some work. It’s your responsibility to gather certain documents so that your tax pro has everything they need to file your return.

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17
May

Your 2019 Financial Calendar

There are 12 Months, 52 weeks, 365 days, 525,949 minutes in a year. From holidays to appointments and birthdays, a lot can happen and even more, can be forgotten. To help you worry about less and focus on more; here are 5 important dates you should add to your financial calendar :

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17
May

April is Financial Literacy Month

Do you consider yourself financially literate? According to a study by S&P Global, 57% of American adults are financially literate, ranking the U.S. 14th in the world. April is considered Financially Literacy month! Increase your financial understanding today!

Whether you’re a financial guru or consider yourself a newbie, here’s 3 ways to make a difference in your finances this April!

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17
May

Retirement During COVID-19: What Has Changed?

While retirement is an exciting time, it can also be nerve-racking for many people. For some, living on a fixed income, coping with declining health, and dealing with the worry that they’ll outlive their savings is a concern. Unfortunately, retirement during COVID-19 has heightened risks.

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10
May

Tax Deadline Extended to May 17th

Typically, you have until April 15th to file your taxes. This year, however, is different. In response to the pandemic, the IRS had the tax deadline extended to May 17th, 2021.

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3
May

Why Are Interest Rates So Low?

There’s no denying that the Coronavirus pandemic has led to economic decline and uncertainty. As a result, the Federal Reserve has lowered interest rates.

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26
Apr

Empowering Women to Make Financial Decisions

It’s important for everyone, including women, to make smart financial decisions that steer them toward financial success. When women thrive financially, they may feel less financial stress leading to independence and the ability to accomplish various short and long-term goals. Here are several tips for empowering women in order to make better financial decisions for yourself:

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19
Apr

What You Need to Know- American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The new stimulus plan may have an impact on your finances. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is a $1.9 trillion relief package is designed to help struggling Americans overcome financial hardship. Here’s an overview of several of its most important components that relate to individuals:

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12
Apr

Equal Pay Day

Created by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996, Equal Pay Day highlights the gap between men’s and women’s wages. This gap often requires women to work longer than men for the same amount of pay. As a result, women may struggle financially or find themselves reliant on others to meet their financial goals.

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