Three Tips to Make Open Enrollment Season a Breeze

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

Open enrollment season is in full swing, and that means you have the next month or so to decide what to do about key benefits your employer provides. Some people dread open enrollment season, because they think they have to painstakingly pore over mounds of healthcare paperwork, and then spend days upon days trying to figure out what to do.

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Sweet Post-Halloween Ideas to Make Kids Financially and Physically Healthy

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

When many parents think of Halloween, their usual thoughts center around costumes, young people trick-or-treating for candy, or keeping the kids safe while they’re out in the neighborhood. However, did you know that you can use Halloween — and especially the days and weeks following  —  as a great way to teach kids about money matters?

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Tips for Navigating Multigenerational Living

Back in the good old days, it was common for several generations to live under one roof. In recent years, multigenerational living has made a big comeback, and with it more innovative housing choices. In fact, one in five American households are comprised of adults from different generations such as parents and their adult children, or grandparents, parents and children, according to census data.

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Important College Deadlines to Put on Your Calendar

Important College Deadlines to Put on Your Calendar

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®           

College deadlines don’t just apply to homework assignments, class projects and term papers. Some important higher education deadlines are also key to saving you money when you or your child is planning to earn a college degree.

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Getting the Maximum College Financial Aid

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

When your son or daughter goes off to college, you most certainly will want your student to get the maximum college financial aid possible. Squeezing the most out of the financial aid system starts with understanding the type of aid available to your family, as well as the steps you and your child must take to qualify for aid.

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