• Credit Scores are Important

    Published Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    Have credit, will buy ... has become our way of life. It has allowed us to make purchases that we might not otherwise be able to afford. It certainly has made it possible for us to attain items "now" rather than having to wait to make the purchases until we saved the needed funds. But the key to purchasing, using either credit or cash, is "afford." If our more»
  • Scammers create fake emergencies

    Published Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Scammers create fake emergencies to get your money “I lost my wallet and ID. I’m stranded — please wire money.” “Your grandson is being held in jail. He needs bail money right away.” Scammers try to trick you into thinking a loved one is in trouble. They call, text, email, or send messages on social media about a more»
  • Investments – A Drop Becomes An Ocean

    Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    What is the best investment for you? Each type of investment, from bank types to stocks and bonds, include risks and positive financial returns.

  • Tax Refund? Here's How You Should Spend It

    Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    While the April tax deadline may still be more than a month away, the thrilling idea of getting money back is something many look forward to even before our taxes are filed.

  • Financial Must Reads As 2016 Begins

    Published Tuesday, January 19, 2016

    As the first weeks of 2016 are underway, now makes a perfect time to prepare for the year moving forward. As you are starting that diet, joining a gym or partaking in some other type of resolution, what else should you have on your horizon?

  • Time to Review Social Security Filing Strategies

    Published Monday, November 23, 2015

    In early November, Congress and President Obama signed into law the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015” that will change the strategies some retirees will use when filing for Social Security benefits.

  • The ABCs of IRAs

    Published Saturday, August 1, 2015

    The ABCs of IRAs If you want to retire someday, and enjoy a comfortable lifestyle when you do, consider opening an individual retirement account (IRA) now. There are several types of IRAs but the two most common are traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs. Both offer excellent tax advantages, as well as the benefit of compounding interest on the money you more»
  • How to Stick to Your Financial Plan

    Published Friday, May 1, 2015

    If you’ve already created your financial plan, you know that it takes quite a bit of work to determine your objectives, a budget, and the overall roadmap to help you achieve your short and long-term goals. If you’ve put your plan into motion and are working it, then you also know how difficult it can be to stick to it day in and day out. But more»
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