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Boomers, do the math before ‘strategically defaulting’

The Bakersfield Californian June 9, 2011 They are called “strategic defaulters.” As home values continue to fall and the economy continues to struggle, their numbers are climbing, including among baby boomers, who are nearing retirement or who already have retired. Boomers “strategically” defaulting on their mortgages — sending the keys to their homes back to … Read more

How grandparents can help pay college expenses

The Bakersfield Californian June 3, 2011 Financial help and encouragement from my family helped me get through college and established in a career as a financial planner. With the cost of attending college soaring today, students are depending more and more on their families for financial aid. Government financial aid programs of the past are … Read more