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What should be on our financial bucket list?

As you set your New Year’s Resolutions for 2019, consider getting to work on your financial bucket list! Financial advisor Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about what should be on our financial bucket list and tips to reach those goals.

Financial Bucket List:

  • Create a 6 Month Emergency Fund
  • Have a Perfect Credit Score
  • Own Your Home
  • Click here for a mortgage calculator
  • Create a Financial Plan

Accomplish Your Goals:

  • Start Small
  • Cut Unnecessary Expenses
  • Launch a Snowball
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Becoming Financially Fit In 2019

Mike Kojonen gives tips to WCCO about how get financially fit for 2019. Saving more and spending less are often at the top of the New Year’s resolution list – but only 8% of people actually stick to their goals!

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Making the best long-term care decisions for aging parents.

Mike Kojonen explains that most people are not planning ahead for long-term care in retirement. Retirement is not about having just enough money to retire, but having extra money aside to plan for a nursing home or in home care.

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Social Security checks will see a bump in 2019

Social Security checks will see a bump in 2019. Financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO about what the increase means for millions and ways to maximize benefits.

How to Maximize Social Security Benefits

Estimate your future benefit amount here

Retirement Planning Tips

Start by clicking here for a retirement calculator.