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K.C. Knouse

The Futility of Comparing Yourself to Others

The surest way to destroy your peace of mind and distract yourself from the accomplishment of your financial goals is to compare yourself to another person. Negative emotion from an unfavorable comparison prevents you from moving forward If you feel that the other person is better off financially or professionally than you are, you see […]

Words for Improved Finances in the New Year

Here is a reality check to take with you into the new year: “wealth is not borrowed but saved.” This gem of a quotation comes from the article “You Should Be Very Afraid of Ballooning Consumer Debt” by Lance Roberts. The illusion of prosperity If you want to enjoy a measure of financial security and […]

Tool Helps Estimate Long Term Care Costs

It is not easy to plan for the costs of long term care because it is difficult to know what those costs will be when the need arises. A recent Genworth Cost of Care Survey can help you get a handle on the costs of several long term care services: homemaker services, home health aide, […]