North Star Wealth Strategies LLC

 
 
 

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Fort Worth, Texas 76102

817.236.PLAN (7526)
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Money

One of the keys to a sound financial strategy is spending less than you take in, and then finding a way to put your excess to work. A money management approach involves creating budgets to understand and make decisions about where your money is going. It also involves knowing where you may be able to put your excess cash to work.

 
 
 
The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Budgeting After a Divorce

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

 

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

How to Read Your Credit Report

Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

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