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Eaton Financial Group in Coral Springs: Sometimes Ignorance Truly Is Bliss

It may seem like a misnomer to discuss the wisdom of being ignorant. Ignorance, defined as a lack of knowledge or information, is not generally viewed as a positive attribute. But it is absolutely essential for our individual success – both financial and psychological.

I am ignorant of how cell phones actually transmit my voice instantaneously across the globe to another person. I know ...

Brodzki Jacobs in Coral Springs: My Husband And I Are Getting Divorced. He’s The Breadwinner. Will I Get Alimony?

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Here’s a question we often get:

I’ve been married for 10 years, and I’ve been a stay-at-home Mom for eight years. We have two children. My husband has been the breadwinner in the family our entire marriage, making $180,000 a year. Will I get alimony when I get divorced? If so, how much and for how long? Is that separate from child ...

Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital Hosts Outdoor Orchid And Plant Festival On Dec. 4-5

November 27, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The delicate and graceful orchid has been coveted by mankind as a symbol of love for many centuries. Lovers of this ornamental plant and other tropical delights will enjoy a chance to marvel at their beauty during the Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital (SNC&WH) Sixth Annual Orchid & Plant Festival on Dec. 4 & 5 from 9:30 am until 4:00 pm.

Retirement Council In Coral Springs: Sizing Up Inheritances, Real and Imagined

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - According to the Federal Reserve's Survey of Consumer Finances, last taken in 2019, about one-fourth of U.S. families have received an inheritance, trust, or gift.

The average inheritance received was $46,200, and the average inheritance expected in the future is $72,200.

Wealthier households tend to inherit far greater amounts than those in lower wealth groups, and ...

Shirley Klein PA In Coral Springs: 3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Your equity is a powerful tool that can help you achieve your goals as a homeowner. And chances are, your equity grew substantially over the past year. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, homeowners gained an average of $51,500 in equity over the past year.

If you’re looking for the best ways to use your growing ...

Opinion: What Do You Know About That Doggy In The Window In Coral Springs?

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Every week or so, there’s a dog biting incident in Coral Springs, and a Brooklynite like me would describe it as, “Someone got bit.” Unless of course my mother was around. Then it came out as it should, “Someone got bitten” or she corrected me and out it came correctly.

As a toddler, I was bit (just kidding)…I was bitten by a ...

Opinion: "It Is Unconscionable" That Coral Springs Accepted Millions In Federal Stimulus Funds And Still Plans To Raise Our Tax Rate

September 19, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The City of Coral Springs received $5.7 million in CARES Act funds last year and is receiving another $19.81 million in ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act of 2021) funds in 2021 and 2022.

The ARPA was signed into law in March to provide additional stimulus monies to cities to be used to offset any revenue losses they may have experienced. According to the National League ...

Coral Springs Mother Lived Through Terrorist Attack. Twenty Years Later, She’s Behind Effort To Bring “Light” On Hanukkah

November 28, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – With the first night of Hanukkah approaching, Nechama “Natalie” Gutman stood Sunday next to a towering menorah in downtown Coral Springs, describing her journey to place a Jewish symbol of “light” in a public gathering place.

For the past three years, the 37-year-old mother of four and longtime Coral Springs resident has led a push in the city ...

Doug Eaton: Coral Springs Financial Planner Who Finds “Great Sense Of Purpose” In Being Involved In Community

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Doug Eaton was just a few years into his financial career in 2001 as he watched helplessly from his Manhattan office the horror of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center a few miles away.

It left him feeling powerless and vulnerable -- enough to get Eaton and his young family to eventually move from New York City and start a new life in one of Florida’s ...

‘I See Things In A Different Light’: Coral Springs Photographer Trains Her Lens On Football Players In New Exhibit

November 8, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For the past three years, a 22-year-old Coral Springs student photographer has worked behind the scenes capturing Miami Dolphins players on and off the field.

Lauren Sopourn also has pointed her camera at other subjects of interest to bring attention to societal hardships -- most recently, college football players showing the mental stress of being ...

‘If I Get Involved In Something, I’m All In’: Financial Planner Also Serves As Chief Of Coral Springs Parkland Volunteer Emergency Response Team

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Late one afternoon, Joseph Chalom was sitting behind his desk on Sample Road in Coral Springs when a 9-1-1 dispatcher called about a fatal shooting and requested his help right away.

The financial advisor dropped what he was doing to get his team of volunteers to a police staging area where they helped officers cool off, brought them dinner, and provided other support ...

Opinion: Tap..Tap..Is This Thing On In Coral Springs?

October 28, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - I look outside my home and see piles of bulk pickup rotting and rusting in the sun. Old water heaters, couches, tools. My neighborhood looks like a derelict flea market. Abandoned by the city and the vendor.  

Meanwhile, after a group of 50 juveniles congregated along Sample Road and a young man was stabbed.

A short distance away the Publix was robbed at ...