Amy L. Smith Financial Services

Planning for your Successful Financial Future

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99 North Broad Street
Johnson City, NY 13790

(607) 797-8564
smitha@hdvest.net

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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 Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

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?

 

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

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

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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.

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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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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

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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