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Gratitude and Thanksgiving all year round!

Published on:
November 21, 2017
By:
Barbara Boustead

Gratitude and Thanksgiving all year round!

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Daily Money Managers: A helping hand with bill paying and financial matters

Published on:
June 5, 2017
By:
Barbara

At some point in our lives, each of us will need some type of assistance from someone else, especially as we get older. Individuals who are struggling with failing eyesight, physical challenges or cognitive issues should definitely have assistance with their finances.

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Money Matters: Money Smart Week 2017

Published on:
April 18, 2017
By:
Barbara

In my work as a daily money manager, I have met many older adults who do not have an understanding of basic financial information. Sometimes it is because one spouse handled the finances and when they passed away, it left the surviving spouse ill equipped to mange the financial affairs.

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Back to Basics: What is Daily Money Management?

Published on:
January 16, 2017
By:
Barbara

I help seniors and veterans with bill paying, opening and sorting mail, reviewing financial statements and organizing important medical and financial paperwork. I consult with financial advisors, CPAs, estate attorneys, and geriatric care managers on behalf of clients who need these professional services.

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Money Does Matter but People Matter More

Published on:
July 16, 2016
By:
Barbara

A few years ago at a networking event, I was encouraged to create a tagline for my business. Being a concrete thinker, I came up with "a Daily Money Manager for seniors and veterans" and "Helping older adults and veterans with their money".

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Here are 5 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Mary's Daughter and Daily Money Management

Published on:
June 13, 2016
By:
Barbara

In celebration of the 5th year anniversary of Mary's Daughter on August 1st, I'd like to share 5 questions that people have most often asked me. I hope this provides some answers for those of you who are unfamiliar with Daily Money Management services and helps to clarify how I work with clients.

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Who is on your Financial Team?

Published on:
March 8, 2016
By:
Barbara

Do you have a team of experts who assist you with your finances? Maybe you prefer to wait until the need arises, for example if you want to get a mortgage or purchase a car. Although that method can work well for many people, there may be times when an emergency arises, and a person is left to scramble to find the professional they are seeking.

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5 Tips for Family Caregivers during a Medical Crisis

Published on:
January 13, 2016
By:
Barbara

Remember that being a caregiver for family members or others can deplete one's physical, emotional and mental reserves, so it's important to take care of yourself. Eat healthy meals, maintain an exercise routine (yoga is great for this) and know that you are being a tremendous support for your loved ones during this challenging time.

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November Happenings with Mary's Daughter!

Published on:
October 26, 2015
By:
Barbara

The leaves are changing, the air is cooler and the days are longer. It’s almost that time again…No, not Halloween or Thanksgiving….it’s the 2015 Annual Conference of Daily Money Managers (www.aadmm.com) which is being held in Scottsdale, AZ on November 6-8.

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What happens after I call a Daily Money Manager?

Published on:
August 17, 2015
By:
Barbara

Welcome to the 3rd installment of my series about Daily Money management. Providing services as a Daily Money manager and Founder of Mary’s Daughter LLC is how I honor my mother and her legacy of service to others.

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