Woo-hoo! GDP hit 2.6%!
Wait, what does that mean?Read More
It seems no matter what you do, your savings account never seems to grow! Your advisor is telling you to save six months’ worth of your salary in an emergency fund. However, each time you take a step forward, you end up taking two steps back.Read More
Do you ever wonder how the Social Security Administration (SSA) determines your benefit? First, they index all your years of earnings to today’s dollars to account for inflation. Then they take your top 35 years of wages to determine your Average Indexed Monthly Earnings (AIME).Read More
Having had the opportunity to attend the annual Schwab Impact conference in October, I found it to be invigorating and insightful. Those three days exposed me to a very eclectic range of speakers, from former U.S. Labor Secretary, Robert Reich, to Magic Johnson, who is not only a legend on the court, but a visionary in the business world.Read More
This is a common question for many in the market for a new car. For those with older cars facing repair bills, the thought of having a new car under warranty is attractive. Over the long run, though, buying your vehicle and driving it for eight to 10 years, or more, will be the least expensive route.Read More
Life insurance is not meant to be used as an investment, rather to replace a financial loss. It can’t be purchased on just anyone; there must be a legitimate reason of financial suffering should the insured die.Read More
During prohibition, alcohol was very lucrative for crooks. Today, cybercrime has taken its place. You cannot turn the news on without hearing of someone having their identity stolen or email hacked.Read More
Losing a job is never easy, but it may be especially difficult for older adults. If you find yourself in this position, don’t fret! You have options and there are resources out there to help you in your new career search.Read More
Online security is at the top of everyone's mind right now, and rightfully so. Although breaches at national companies have shown us no one is immune to hackers, we want you to know of ways to help protect your identity.Read More
It’s not always easy to put things into perspective. Sometimes we get caught up in the hoopla and simply forget to take a step back and take a fresh look at the situation…and sometimes we need someone else to remind us of this.Read More
No one hopes for a life crisis. Unfortunately, emergencies happen and they happen at the most unexpected of times. We can’t prevent them or even see them coming, but there is one proactive step you can take: fully fund an emergency fund.Read More
Life insurance can be one of those things that is in our life for so long we start to think of it like a family heirloom – just hanging around collecting dust right now, but it could turn into a pot of money in a time of need. Then, when it’s time to let a policy lapse, we worry and fret over its ending. We wonder whether we should hang on to it for a while longer for that sense of security it can provide.Read More
For the past few years, I’ve resolved to do a better job keeping my tax documents in order. As hard as I try, no tax season has been without paperwork panic. While this admirable goal has never left me, I’ve recently came to realize, tax time organization is not about the destination, it’s about the journey.Read More
Wedding season is in full swing! Witnessing two young people committing their lives to each other, in sickness and in health, whether rich or poor, is powerful. After the weeks, months, or even years of wedding planning, the last thing the young couple wants to think about is starting a new list.Read More
Have you ever felt your retirement savings is a living manifestation of the expression “two steps forward and one step back”? Many have experienced this type of financial anxiety. While you probably feel like throwing in the towel and jumping a plane to Borneo, take heart in knowing it’s never too late!Read More
Listen up, parents! This is important. I’m sure there are days when you feel like you’re just barely getting by. Days (and nights!) filled with diaper changes, meal preparation, and errands centered around the care of your children.Read More
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