Whenever you travel by airplane the flight attendants will do a safety briefing before takeoff and one of the standards goes something like this, “in case of loss of cabin pressure oxygen masks will drop from the panel above you, please put yours on first before helping others”. Why do I mention this? We are […]
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My daughter loves watching those tiny house shows on TV. She looks on with amazement and wonders how someone can live in 350 square feet and have everything they need in such a small space. Around this time of year, we often get asked by clients how many years of statements they need to save. […]
Do you ever wonder where your money goes each month? Does it seem like you’re never able to get ahead? If so, you may want to establish a budget to help you keep track of how you spend your money and help you reach your financial goals. In its simplest form, budgeting is a third-grade […]
Very few people like to engage in conversation around life insurance, present company included. With that said, I’ve seen first-hand the negative impact on a client’s family or business when someone doesn’t have life insurance, or enough of it, or in some cases, even the wrong type of life insurance. All three of these scenarios […]
Zero Score and Seven Years ago my partners and I brought forth upon our business a new business model conceived with the precept that all clients are created equal, that they should receive unconflicted advice from their advisor, and that their interests and well-being should not be subservient to the old rules of Wall Street. […]
There has been a lot of talk around millennials and money recently. We are currently witnessing the largest generational wealth transfer in history and many of these millennials are sitting on the financial sidelines. And worst yet, when it comes to investing, women still lag behind men in terms of getting started and that means […]
We all say lots of things that we want to do, especially this time of year in the form of New Year’s Resolutions like eat better, exercise more, plan a trip in advance instead of the last minute, go through the big pile of papers that you stuffed in a drawer to make your desk […]
The biggest hurdle with investing in your twenties isn’t that you’re trying to enjoy your first consistent paycheck, but that the decade after you graduate college is, for most people, an incredibly busy time. You are launching your career, possibly starting a family or a new business. The challenge is overcoming the perception that your […]
I think one of the tenets of estate planning is to be thoughtful and reflective and to not rush. As we reach the end of the year we tend to feel like we are rushing to accomplish many things, whether it be planning for the holidays, starting to organize our tax information, or maybe even […]
Many millennials graduate college with an unnerving amount of student debt. The question is, once you graduate from college and land a job, do you begin saving for your future or pay off that student debt? This is a question that is becoming more and more relevant, as the student debt numbers continue to soar. […]
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