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The Financial Tip airs Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. on WBNG. It features financial expert Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group, Inc.

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Financial Tip: Stock Prices Video included

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We all pay attention to the direction of the stock market as it goes up and down. Many of us wonder what makes that happen? Weekly guest, Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group has the answer. More>>

Financial Tip: Early Retirement Video included

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For many Americans, the prospect of retiring early seems especially unlikely these days. But, it is still possible. Weekly guest, Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group explains. More>>

Financial Tip: Insurance Policies Video included

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When we buy insurance such as auto, home, health and life, we protect ourselves from possible devastating losses. But, some other types of coverage, with small threats are hyped, we need to know more before we buy them. Weekly guest, Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group explains how not all insurance is worth it.  More>>

Financial Tip: Deadly Sins of Investing Video included

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Saving more, diversifying, and rebalancing our investment portfolios may help us pursue our financial goals. But "investment sins" could be keeping us from doing it. Weekly guest, Glen Wood, of the Glen Wood Financial Group explains what those sins are and how they could be impacting us. More>>

Financial Tip: Rule of 72 Video included

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All investors should know, if they don’t already, something called the Rule of 72. Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group, explains the Rule of 72 and how it will help as you plan for retirement. More>>

Financial Tip: Social Security Video included

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Are you one of the many baby boomers who are trying to decide when to take your Social Security benefits? 

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Financial Tip: Cash or Credit? Video included

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We all know it’s nice to have access to some cash in savings or checking accounts for unexpected bills. But, should you keep that cash in a savings account or pay off a credit card?

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Financial Tip: Beta on Stocks Video included

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Over the last 2 weeks, we’ve been sharing some examples of truisms and false thinking regarding stock picking. Today we’re sharing another analytical tool stock pickers can use to help them choose among the many stock choices.

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Financial Tip: Expensive Stocks Video included

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Last week we learned that “by itself”, a stock’s price has nothing to do with our potential return on investment. This week, we continue learning about stock picking with our weekly guest, Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group. 

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Financial Tip: Basic Premise for Stock Picking Video included

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For most of us, trying to choose a stock to buy is a daunting task. Weekly guest, Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group, helps us begin the process. More>>

Financial Tip: How Tickets Affect Your Insurance Cost Video included

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Did you or someone in your family recently receive a traffic ticket? How much may your premiums increase? 

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Financial Tip: Leaving Money to Family

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Are you one of the fortunate people who are unlikely to spend all the money you've accumulated during your life? Are you also, interested in which assets you should spend so that you may end up leaving more assets for your family?

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Financial Tip: Keeping Tax Returns

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It's a good idea to keep your tax returns indefinitely. But how long should you keep supporting tax records?

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Financial Tip: Sharpe Ratio

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What tools and sources do advisers use to analyze investment choices? Weekly guest, Glen Wood, President of The Glen Wood Financial Group has the answer. More>>

Financial Tip: Avoid Home Insurance Surcharges Video included

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Home insurance is one of those insurances most of us just accept and hope we never need. But, before you use it, you should know about surcharges and how expensive they can be. Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group to help us out gives us some examples.

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Financial Tip: Saving Money on Rental Cars Video included

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When we travel and rent a car, it can add hundreds of dollars to vacation costs. Weekly weekly guest, Glen Wood, President of The Glen Wood Financial Group has some money saving facts when it comes to renting a car. More>>

Financial Tip: Stop Telemarketing Calls

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We have all received unwanted phone calls from telemarketers who are looking for something from us that we don’t want. Would you like to stop those calls? Weekly guest, Glen Wood, President of The Glen Wood Financial Group gives us some tips to try to stop those calls.

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Financial Tip: Savings Bonds Video included

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Most savings bonds earn interest for 20 or 30 years. But is yours still earning interest? Glen Wood, President of the Glen Wood Financial Group tells us what to do to see what types of bonds are still earning interest. More>>

Financial Tip: Financing Your Car Video included

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You've chosen your new car and are sitting with the salesperson and discussing your monthly payment. The payment is within your budget and so you're ready to sign but wait, you need to ask a question.
 

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Financial Tip: January Effect Video included

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Now that January is over, does it tell us anything about what may happen with the markets the rest of the year?

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Financial Tip: Bucket 2 5 7 Strategy Video included

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2017 has started out with some new highs in the stock market, but this fact raises the question, "where should your near-retirement and retirement investments be allocated now?"

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Financial Tip: Saving New Ways Video included

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Ben Franklin once said, "A penny saved is a penny earned". Glen Wood of The Glen Wood Financial Group shares ways pennies at home can add up to dollars saved every month.   More>>

Financial Tip: Advanced Directives

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What will happen to you if you are unable to make decisions for yourself regarding your healthcare? Luckily, there is a legal means of addressing this potential future concern - an advanced directive.

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Financial Tip: Losing your iPhone Video included

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If you lose your smart phone, you could have more to worry about than missed calls. Your bank account could be emptied and your identity stolen. Glen Wood of the Glen Wood Financial group explains how.   More>>

Financial Tip: Life Insurance Video included

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When you pass on, are your life insurance proceeds protected from outstanding medical bills and other creditors? You may think so, but you could be wrong.

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Financial Tip: Inflation Video included

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The government recently raised interest rates and some economists believe there will be more increases in 2017. What does this mean for U.S. Consumers?

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Financial Tip: Holiday Video included

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The tip from Glen Wood this week is not a financial tip, rather a tip that is truly more important than money. Every holiday season most people get together with their family and friends and perhaps the biggest blessing of all is the get together itself. Glen Wood gives you some tips on how to enjoy the time you have with your family. More>>

Financial Tip: Roth IRA Video included

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If you're a retiree, you may STILL be able to take advantage of contributing to a Roth IRA and that may surprise many of our viewers. So, with us to explain as always, is our weekly guest Glen Wood, President of The Glen Wood Financial Group. So thanks so much for being here.
 

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Financial Tip: Dollar Cost Averaging

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We continue to live in a time of market volatility and unfortunately, emotion can take a toll on our investment decisions and results. But fortunately, weekly guest, Glen Wood from The Glen Wood Financial Group has a strategy that can be used against that emotion.   More>>

Financial Tip: Pension Payout

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If you're nearing retirement or already retired you may be receiving monthly payments of your pension. But if you're employer offers you a lump sum payout should you take it or keep receiving the monthly payments? 

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Financial Tip: Buying Auto Insurance

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Driving may be a rite of passage for teenagers, but for parents, having a teenage driver can be stressful and expensive. You may need some money saving advice.

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Financial Tip: Inflation

Glen Wood, President of The Glen Wood Financial Group explains what inflation is and more importantly, what we may need to do to lesson its impact on us.

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Financial Tip: What's in your wallet?

Do you actually ever think that what is in your wallet could be dangerous to you? It could be.

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Financial Tip: Phone Scams

We've all heard about phone scams, people calling claiming to be the IRS. We can learn to recognize it and dodge it.

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Financial Tip: Commercial Auto Insurance

Do you know someone who earns money delivering pizza with their personal car? If so, you may want to make a call to them after today's Financial Tip.

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Financial Tip: How to Donate Stock to Charity

If you give money to charity and own stock, you should be deciding between the two for your charitable donation. But how do you decide?

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