Allison V. Bishop, CPA
Here’s a link to an article that I wrote for Essential Living Maine magazine, about financial mindfulness.
And a link to another Essential Living Maine article I wrote for parents who are trying to balance long-term goals of college savings and retirement.
This article is about the importance of talking to your kids about money.
Here’s a blog I posted on the Maine Collaborative Law Alliance page about some key tax issues that most people face when going through a divorce.
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Other Personal Finance Related Links
I’ve pulled together some links below to other websites that I think are particularly helpful in understanding more about certain aspects of personal finance. I will be adding to this list as I come across other great resources that I want to share. If you want me to find and post links on a particular topic, e-mail me.
This is the governmental website relating to student loans, including programs to pay off federal loans.
Here’s the link to the page of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau website that relates to repayment plans for loans.
Here’s a link to the Student Finance Learning Center from Fiscal Tiger with lots of articles aimed at college students, covering everything from a basic glossary to financial aid to roommate finances.
This is a blog post about top ways to reduce student loan debt.
Here you can find the website for FAME (Finance Authority of Maine) – the organization responsible for administering Maine’s higher education finance programs.
This article does a great job illustrating the incredible power of compounding interest.