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This Web site contains a compilation of more than a thousand consumer finance  columns written by Tony Novak from the 1980s through 2006, updated and reformatted for maximum usefulness today.  New material was added after 2010.

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Financial Planning Questions Index

Accountant / Adviser

Age 65 health insurance planning

Certified Financial Planner

Choosing a financial adviser

College student debts

Disclosure of insurance commissions

Financial advice for generation X

Financial adviser as fiduciary

Financial adviser fees

Financial Planners sue the Securities Exchange Commission

Financial planning for a church

Financial planning for Washington Diabetic

Finding a financial adviser

First time financial advice

Giving kids money

Health care planning

Investment adviser vs. financial planner

Opening a Health Savings Account

Pre-retirement health care planning

Problem with accountant

How to Lock in Appreciated Home Value

Independent insurance advice

Referral to financial adviser

Selecting retirement investments

Seminars available

Starting an Individual Retirement Account (IRA)