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Health Care Reform Here to Stay

By FFFG | August 11, 2015

If there were any lingering doubts about the long-term sustainability of the Affordable Care Act (also known as the ACA or Obamacare), a recent Supreme Court ruling assured the health care overhaul is here to stay. Not only does the King v. Burwell ruling handed down by Chief Justice John Roberts put the ACA on…

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Health Care Reform Here to Stay

By Family Focus Financial Group | August 10, 2015

If there were any lingering doubts about the long-term sustainability of the Affordable Care Act (also known as the ACA or Obamacare), a recent Supreme Court ruling assured the health care overhaul is here to stay. Not only does the King v. Burwell ruling handed down by Chief Justice John Roberts put the ACA on…

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Consciously Uncoupling: The Collaborative Divorce

By Family Focus Financial Group | August 4, 2015

Divorce can be expensive. So much so that many couples can’t afford to get one even though they can’t stand living together. But the key word here is that divorce “can” be expensive — it doesn’t have to be. The more motivated two spouses are to end their marriage, the more willing they should be…

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Big Company Benefits Continue to Diminish

By Family Focus Financial Group | August 3, 2015

It used to be a tremendous advantage to work for a large company. Many provided rich health care and retirement benefits. But today, between health reform and Congress’ recent budget bill allowing pension benefit cuts, the playing field is starting to even out between big companies, small companies and self-employment. The trade-offs always existed. Large…

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Thank you Clients for an amazing FFFG BBQ!

By Family Focus Financial Group | July 29, 2015

Dear Clients, Thank you so much for coming out and enjoying the beautiful weather in Shark River Park. We hope you all had as great of a time as we did; the food, dancing, games, and laughter all added up to be a great afternoon. Get ready for next years Olympic games! – Family Focus…

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Seniors Pose First Line of Defense Against Medicare Fraud

By Family Focus Financial Group | July 29, 2015

If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity where you can make a difference, you may find your calling in protecting the medical benefits your generation earned and preserving them for future generations. Today, $60 billion is lost each year to fraud, errors and abuse. The Senior Medicare Patrols (SMP) program trains older Americans to…

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The Business of Risk

By Family Focus Financial Group | July 21, 2015

Cyber threats have created an interesting conundrum in which the criminal perpetrators are frequently more tech savvy than those responsible for preventing their crimes or apprehending them. And the situation, at the moment, doesn’t really show signs of improving. Several national security experts recently issued recommendations to help address the problem. They referred to the…

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Overthinking Retirement Income Planning

By Family Focus Financial Group | July 15, 2015

You can’t pick up a newspaper or magazine or scan Internet headlines today without seeing something about the challenges of retirement and new surveys about how unprepared people are. Yes, it’s a concern. But consider for a moment that, really, it’s a personal one. You can solve your own concerns — you don’t have to…

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The Toll of Testing

By Family Focus Financial Group | July 13, 2015

Standardized testing has steadily become one of the most prevalent and controversial elements of primary education in the United States. Some students make good grades, but don’t score well on standardized tests. Others may not be the best in a classroom setting, but perform better when it comes to taking tests. In the past, those…

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What’s That You Say?

By Family Focus Financial Group | July 7, 2015

People are notorious for saying things they don’t actually mean, particularly during an argument. On the flip side, saying things that have a different meaning than what’s intended is human nature and often the cause of an argument in the first place. After all, no one is a mind reader. [CLICK HERE to read the…

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