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Student Loan Payment Resumption |
Bay News 9

After a three-year hiatus, student loan payments have started again and many are worried about the impact it will have on their finances. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to Bay News 9 with tips to help borrowers cope with payments again.

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Student Loan Repayment |
ABC Action News

As student loan forgiveness hangs in the balance, what should borrowers do in the meantime? Celine Pastore joined WFTS to share how borrowers can set themselves up for financial success.

Debt Ceiling Crisis|
ABC Action News

As the debt ceiling crisis looms, many veterans that depend on government payments are feeling anxious. Celine Pastore spoke with WFTS to discuss the current state of the economy and offer tips on how to brace yourself financially.

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Interest Rate Increase|
WTVT Fox 13 News

In an effort to slow inflation, the Fed has raised interest rates by another 25 basis points, leaving many fearful about their financial security. Financial professional Celine Pastore joined WTVT to share how you can protect your nest egg in spite of sky-high interest rates.

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Taxes & Sports Betting|
WTSP 10 Tampa Bay

Wherever there’s a sporting event, there’s likely someone betting on it! But, if you win big, you’ll have to pay the taxes on that income. Financial professional Celine Pastore joined WTSP to share the tax details you should keep in mind before you place those bets.

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Government Debt Ceiling |
WFTS ABC Action News

Between the debt ceiling crisis and persistent inflation, the U.S. economy is in a very shaky place. Financial professional Celine Pastore joined WFTS to discuss the current state of the economy and offer tips on how to prepare your finances for a likely recession.

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Gift Yourself & Year End Taxes |
WTSP 10 Tampa Bay

When it comes to money, both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought, and in this economy, you need to give a lot of thought to your finances. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to 10 Tampa Bay with strategies to prepare your finances for whatever lie ahead.

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Secure Act 2.0 |
WFTS ABC Action News

Shortly before Christmas, the Secure Act 2.0 was passed by Congress. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to ABC Action News to explain the “why” behind this change in legislation.

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401k Losses & Retirement |
WFTS ABC Action News

Record-high inflation, rising interest rates and market volatility have some people wondering if and when they'll be able to retire. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to ABC Action News about the plan you need to have before you make that decision.

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Inflation, Women & Rising Cost of Children |
WTVT Fox 13 News

Is the current economy influencing your retirement plans? Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to FOX 13 Tampa Bay about how to make your money last to and through retirement.

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Full Circle Florida |
WFTS ABC Action News

Inflation is hitting your kitchen, gas tank and soon it’s going to be hitting the ballot box. Financial professional Celine Pastore joined Full Circle Florida on ABC Action News with money moves you should be making amid an impending recession.




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Cash Stuffing |
WTSP Great Day Live

What was formerly known as the "Envelope System" has now become a viral Tik-Tok and social media trend. Here are the benefits of "Cash Stuffing" as well as other ways that consumers can save money during tough economic times.

Cost of Living Crisis |
WFTS ABC Action News

Tampa has long been seen as a retirement destination, however a recent rise in housing costs has made people think twice. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to ABC Action News about what to consider when deciding where to spend your golden years.

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Inflation & Tax-Free Holidays |
ABC Action News

Floridians are getting nine sales tax holidays over the coming months. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to ABC Action News about the impact these tax breaks will have on families. #salestaxholidays #inflation #financialplanning 

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Tampa's Rising Rent Prices |
ABC Action News

Tampa has one of the nation’s hottest housing markets, and while that may be good news for buyers and sellers, it’s also driving up the price to rent. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to ABC Action News about steps renters can take to better balance their budget. #rent #budget #money

The Big Quit |
ABC Action News

More and more people are leaving their jobs and opting for early retirement. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke with ABC Action News to explain why and what you need to know before calling it quits. #greatresignation #retirement #financialplanning

Year End Finances |
ABC Action News

As 2021 comes to a close, there’s still time to make some money moves before 2022.  Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke with ABC Action News to share how you can prepare your finances for the new year. #financialplanning #retirementplanning #financialadvisor

Child Tax Credit |
WFTS ABC Action News

The child tax credit expansion will expire at the end of the month. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke with ABC Action News about what families can do to cope with the loss of income. #childtaxcredit #budget #financialplanning

Holiday Tipping |
Tampa Bay 10

There’s no better time to thank workers for their care and service than the holidays. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to WTSP-TV sharing advice on how and who we should be tipping a little extra this time of year. #tippingtips #money #budget

The Great Resignation |
Bay News 9

The pandemic has caused many people to change jobs or leave the workforce entirely. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to Bay News 9 with money moves to make before leaving your job. #GreatResignation #retirement #financialplanning

Social Security COLA | WFTS ABC Action News

Social Security recipients will see the largest cost-of-living adjustment in four decades in 2022. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke with ABC Action News about why we’re seeing such a big increase. #SocialSecurity #COLA #retirement

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Teaching Kids About Money | Tampa Bay 10

Whether your finances are in good shape or have some work to do, teaching your kids about money early can help them form good habits later in life. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke to WTSP-TV to share topics you should be discussing with your children. #money #financialliteracy #teachingmoments

 

Money-Saving Summer Travel Tips | Bay News 9

After the year we’ve had, many of us are desperate for a summer vacation. Financial professional Celine Pastore joined Bay News 9 to talk about how to take a trip that’s both fun and financially responsible. #vacation #money #budget

 

Today’s Rising Inflation | Bay News 9

Prices of lumber, groceries and gas have all seen an increase as the economy recovers from the pandemic. Financial professional Celine Pastore sat down with Bay News 9 to explain why and share tips to keep up with #inflation. #money #economy

 

Taking Advice - Use a NAIFA Member | Bay News 9

Bad financial advice is going viral on social media. Financial professional Celine Pastore spoke with Bay News 9 about how to spot things like get-rich-quick schemes, and where you can turn to for good investing advice.

 

Retiring Today: What to Consider | CBS Tampa Bay 10

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many older Americans to reconsider when they’ll retire. Financial Advisor Celine J. Pastore, CRPC®, MRFC® in Palm Harbor spoke with Tampa Bay 10 about what to consider before entering your golden years.

 

Employment & Money Saving Tips | Bay News 9

Looking for a job in a pandemic has its challenges. Financial professional Celine J. Pastore, CRPC®, MRFC® spoke with Bay News 9 about how to find the right fit for you. 

 

Retirement During a Recession | SNN Suncoast

Volatility in the stock market and forced early retirement has pre-retirees concerned. Financial Professional Celine J. Pastore, CRPC®, MRFC® is here with some advice on what you could be doing to prepare for retirement.

 

Bucket Strategy in Retirement | ABC Action News


Having a good plan, diversifying, and being frugal are all basics when planning for retirement  Local Financial Professional Celine J. Pastore, CRPC®, MRFC® is here with tips to help you understand some fundamentals to consider when planning for retirement despite Coronavirus concerns. 

 

Delaying Retirement, Stock Market Drop | ABC Action News

Investors remain fearful of the economic impact of COVID19. Financial professional Celine Pastore joined ABC Action News to share how the coronavirus could cause them to delay their retirement.

 

Tax Identity Theft | ABC 7 Sarasota

Tax identity thieves are ready for tax season, but are you? Financial professional Celine Pastore talked with ABC 7 about how to prevent becoming a tax identity theft victim.

 

Tax Identity Theft (Part 2) | ABC 7 Sarasota

Tax identity thieves are ready for tax season, but are you? Financial professional Celine Pastore talked with ABC 7 about how to prevent becoming a tax identity theft victim.

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