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Take Control of Your Financial Stability

By Jenna Tranel | March 27, 2017
There are a million strange little holidays hiding in our calendar. If you take the time to Google it, you could find a holiday for just about anything. And if you can’t find the holiday you want, you could have made one up to celebrate yesterday, March 26th, Make Up your Own Holiday Day. Some little holidays you may be more inclined to celebrate than others. Tomorrow, National Black Forest Cake Day, might be a more temping one to celebrate, for example, than March 31st, National Bunsen Burner Day. Most of these holidays you’ve probably never heard of, and even… View Article
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Start Your Financial Goals in March

By Jenna Tranel | March 20, 2017
March Madness starts this week and things are about to get crazy in the sports world. According to WalletHub, last year, the cost of the Final Four was $8.4 million! How much will it cost this year? Maybe you’re creating brackets and placing bets or maybe you are just eager to watch the games and hoping to see your team make it to the top. Maybe cheering on your team until they win the championship is your dream in the sports world, but have you thought about your dream in the financial world? I know, it sounds much less exciting,… View Article
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Are You Planning For Retirement?

By Jenna Tranel | March 17, 2017
Top o the mornin’ to ya, it’s Saint Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re having a shamrock shake or some Irish coffee, I hope your day is off to an amazing start. Maybe you treat it as a normal Friday or perhaps it’s your favorite holiday to celebrate, either way it’s a good day—who doesn’t love Friday? Today we celebrate the Irish heritage in our country, and we hope that you have some Irish luck especially with planning for retirement. Planning For Retirement Not everything can be left to luck, however, not even for the Irish. Your financial stability, for instance, should… View Article
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Employee Appreciation Day!

By Jenna Tranel | March 6, 2017
March 10th is coming up in just a few days. In case you haven’t heard, it’s Employee Appreciation Day! Here at The Tranel Financial group we love to appreciate our team, and not just on March 10th. For us, appreciation is not just saying, “good job” once a year, it is about truly appreciating everything our fellow team members do to make us, and to make you, successful. Without each and every one of our team members, we would not be able to help our clients as well. Our financial advisors are dedicated to helping you enjoy life by helping… View Article
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Are You Ready To Retire?

By Jenna Tranel | February 24, 2017
A whole year has passed and it’s that day again. It is the day where you can shamelessly eat an entire box of donuts or dip all of your foods in chocolate. There will be no pressure to order a salad at the lunch with the girls and no having to turn down your three-year-old grandson when he asks for a piece of candy. That’s right, it’s Mardi Gras: good old fat Tuesday. Tomorrow is the day to treat yourself, relax, and celebrate! Treating yourself and relaxing is what you can also be doing when you retire. The Tranel Financial… View Article
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How to Hire in the Financial Management Industry

By Jenna Tranel | February 20, 2017
President’s Day is today!  It is a time to honor and remember our presidents. Today we fondly remember Thomas Jefferson as he fought for our nation’s independence. We look back on Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation proclamation, believing in freedom for all. We admire Ulysses S. Grant, a brave hero from the Cold War who went on to be a great leader. We remember Chester Arthur for his honesty and responsibility. We appreciate Theodore Roosevelt for loving this country and wanting to preserve through the creation of many national parks. These admirable men are just five of the great men… View Article
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What Makes A Successful Relationship With A Financial Advisor?

By Jenna Tranel | February 14, 2017
Most people would say that open and honest communication is important to any relationship, whether it be romantic or friendships. Our advisors are friends with our clients and you would treat friends and clients the same! According to the Huffington Post, “Trust is one of the most important components of any relationship. Nothing brings people together like trust… When you think in terms of “WE” rather than “I” you build the relationship and develop trust within your partnership.” This partnership with clients is a “we” relationship. Advisors and clients have at least 10 touches a year via newsletters, birthday calls,… View Article
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A Comfortable Retirement For Valentine’s Day

By Jenna Tranel | February 7, 2017
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air! How do you plan to express your love for your significant other? Perhaps with a romantic candle-lit dinner?  Or The Tranel Financial Group can help you plan your romantic trip to Paris! Or, maybe you’re planning on sharing a comfortable retirement together, thanks to possible savings in your 401 (k). Retirement Guidance Is Key  When choosing to retire, we are suddenly faced with the crucial decision of what to do with our 401(k)—we must decide if it is time to be rolled over to an IRA, to… View Article
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Do You Work Smarter or Harder?

By Jenna Tranel | January 30, 2017
Now that we have hit the one-month mark in 2017, it is time to ask yourself: have I stayed true to my New Year’s resolution? If the answer is yes, then keep it up! If you have deviated from it, there is still a whole lot of year left to get back on track. One resolution that many of us can agree we can use in 2017 is to save more, or maybe save smarter.  Most of us know we need to save more, but do you know how to save smart?  If you need help saving smarter, come visit… View Article