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Marotta On Money - September 26 Newsletter

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Stop Telling Yourself These Three Financial Lies (09-26-2011)

Most of us rationalize why we can't get our finances together right now. Many Americans prolong these excuses during their entire working careers. Here are three lies you must stop telling yourself in order to build a solid financial foundation. Consider these statistics. The average American family currently saves less than 6% of their take-home pay. They donate less than 2% of their income to charity. They have an astonishing average credit card debt of $8,000.
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George and David Marotta Interviewed on Father-Son Business Partnerships

George Marotta and David John Marotta were interviewed for an article called "Family Affair" in Financial Planning, a resource for independent financial advisors and others interested in the world of financial planning. The article discusses the key to a successful parent-child business partnership: mutual respect.

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IPS: Build Your Financial Dream Home with a Good Blueprint (02-05-2007)

Would you be willing to give a contractor a blank check and no time limit to build your dream home? Beware of doing the same thing with your finances. Without a financial plan, your investments are controlling your dreams, not the other way around. You need a blueprint for your financial dreams to come true. The blueprint in sound financial planning is called an Investment Policy Statement (IPS). A good one can put a stop to irrational investment decisions.
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