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  • Realize Your Dreams Through Financial Planning

    Almost a year ago an accomplished doctor and her successful businessman husband entrusted me to be their Certified Financial Planner and Private Wealth Advisor. Our first two hours working together were spent at their kitchen table talking...

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  • Monetize Your Mission…Through Marketing Your Solutions

    Many holistic practitioners invest heavily into updating their professional credentials. While it’s important to enrich your skill set, this isn’t necessarily the magic bullet that takes your practice to the next level of financial success. My question...

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  • Rethink How You Are Taking Pictures!

    I am currently in the midst of scanning two very large photo orders for two different clients. It’s so much fun for me because I love pictures and I love seeing the memories families have captured. Sometimes...

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  • Planning for Retirement in Your 50s and 60s

    Retirement planning can be an anxiety-inducing process for many, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In our 50s and 60s, the mindset is to save up for retirement. Investments are catered toward appreciation, can handle...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Dream It. Plan It. Do It: Live Your Values and Achieve Your Financial Goals

    Have you ever heard the saying that you can tell what your priorities are by looking at your calendar? The logic is that you make time in your schedule for the people and activities that are most...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Dermaplaning: The Hottest New Skincare Treatment

    One of the trendiest exfoliation options today is dermaplaning, which is performed using a sterile surgical scalpel (not as scary as it sounds!) to manually exfoliate dead skin cells from the face. I had the exciting opportunity...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • 3 College Funding Tips For The New School Year

    Are you a parent experiencing a mix of emotions as a new school year begins? Is part of you relieved to have the kids resuming their routine, even if it’s chaotic? Is another part of you anxious,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Financial Health Check: 4 Things You Should Know About Medicare

    Are you or is someone you love enrolled in Medicare? There are some important changes underway with Medicare cards that you should be aware of this summer, right here in Connecticut. Medicare is a national health insurance...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • The 3-Ton Workout: Adding Tone and Definition in Your Landscape

    Forget lifting weights this summer; grab your shovel instead. My younger self used to scoff at adults when they said they gardened for exercise. “Ha,” I thought naively, “Gardening is just a hobby. Swimming, biking, running and...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Glowing Skin au Naturel

    We all strive for that dewy, soft, glowing skin that reminds us of youth and vitality. Yet our skin is often dry, blemished and dull. Our skin tone, clarity, hydration and overall appearance is a direct reflection...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Natural Pest Deterrents for Your Garden

    Behind the scenes even zen-like, productive gardens can feel like a battle zone. Slugs are invading from the south! Deer are munching on the north perimeter! Mosquitoes are buzzing straight towards my flesh! If you like to...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • 6 Steps for Building Wealth

    What is the greatest gift you can give the woman you love this Mother’s Day? Give her information she can use to set herself up for financial success. The following are six steps she may find helpful...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Rejuvenate Aging Skin…Safe and Naturally

    Look no further than the nonsurgical face lift which uses microcurrent technology. Supported by over 30 years of research, microcurrent produces electrical signals like those naturally occurring when the body is repairing damaged tissue and has been...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Do It Yourself Companion Planting

    Our bodies respond to what we put in them. Drink a frozen beverage too quickly? Brain freeze! Consume lactose or sugar? Get ready for potentially gassy conditions and energy spikes. The same holds true in the garden:...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Spring Forward Your Savings and Spending Strategies

    Spring is in the air! Temperatures are rising and forecasts for rain are replacing predictions for snow. When you think about your spending and saving behaviors, are you confidently springing forward with strategies for growth, or are...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Tired of Cellulite? Experience a Safe, Natural Way to Eliminate It!

    You’re probably thinking…”this sounds way too good to be true.” And over the years, you’ve probably seen and tried many “miracle” cures for cellulite, but none of them worked. Liposuction or plastic surgery is an option, but...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Detox Your Landscape

    Everyone seems to have a detox plan. The best ones I’ve seen come with a balance of avoiding the “bad” and increasing the “good”. For example: reducing sugar and increasing veggies; cutting back on carbs and leaning...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Mindful Money Management: 3 Strategies for Financial Success

    How do you feel when you think about your financial situation? If you experience anxiety, uncertainty, or other unpleasant symptoms, you are not alone. Finances are a significant concern for many people. A 2017 study by Guardian...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • New Year – Fresh Look at your Finances

    Want to take control of your finances, but not sure where to start? Do you wonder whether you will outlive your money? Curious whether you can sustain the lifestyle you’re living over time? You can address these...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Skin Refresher “101”

    Taking care of your skin is so important – and so easy!, Once you start, it quickly becomes a daily routine, just like brushing your teeth. However, sometimes we need a little guidance in deciding what regimen...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Highlights from the 1st Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

    Residents of Connecticut and beyond enjoyed some of the state’s best food and drink at the First Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, June 17th at Kingswood Oxford School. Attendees were treated to more...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Anew You Skincare & Wellness Celebrates 10 Years!

    This business spotlight is our first in a series recognizing local holistic practitioners and businesses that are celebrating 10 years in 2017. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Melissa Martin Wallace, owner of Anew You...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Five Keys to Creating Harmony Between Your Personal Life and Your Financial Life

    Financial concerns consistently rank among the most stressful elements of a person’s life and the effects of that stress can be intensely disruptive to one’s overall sense of balance and wellbeing. While there is a growing trend...

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  • Financial Survival of a Divorce – Part III
    The 9 Most Costly Mistakes to Avoid

    In this final article of a three-part series, I address the last three (#7-9) most common financial mistakes made during the divorce process. Increased awareness of these issues helps divorcing individuals avoid mistakes that could be avoided...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Rejuvenate Post Summer Skin with a Peel

    Post summer is an ideal time for a peel treatment. It will immediately improve your skin in so many ways from lightening sun damage to cleaning out clogged pores. There are many types and brands of peels...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • How to Really Improve Your Cycling Performance and Ride Pain-Free

    Ever dreamed of doing a Century Ride or even a 50-miler on your road bike? Imagine the wind rushing by you as you streak down country roads and over rolling hills enjoying the breathtaking scenery. Or does...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Rejuvenate Aging Skin…Safe and Naturally

    Look no further than the nonsurgical face lift which uses microcurrent technology. Supported by over 30 years of research, microcurrent produces electrical signals like those naturally occurring when the body is repairing damaged tissue and has been...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Swimsuit Season is Almost Here…Eliminate that Cellulite for Good!

    You’re probably thinking … “seriously…this sounds way too good to be true.” And over the years, you’ve probably seen and tried many “miracle” cures for cellulite, but none of them worked. Liposuction or plastic surgery is an...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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