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Thursday, February 8, 2018

We do everything online: shop, stock, build businesses, communicate with friends. It only makes sense that this new world would eventually develop its own currency. In 2009, Bitcoin did just that, opening the door to the world of...

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The internet controls everything from communication to paying our bills. It is no surprise that this no man’s land would eventually develop its own form of currency just a country would print its own money. Cryptocurrency has...

 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

If you started a new business last year, then you’ve probably recently received a letter in the mail or an email reminding you that the taxes for your LLC or startup will soon be due. If that is the case, then you are more than...

 

Friday, January 26, 2018

The new tax plan that Congress passed in December has been a topic of confusion and tension since it’s introduction. With it comes many changes including new tax rates, elimination of some exemptions, an increase in deductions,...

 

Monday, January 8, 2018

Tax season is on the horizon and before we dive into the bells and whistles of the new tax code, let’s look at how to prepare. Prepping for tax season can be just as important as the actual act of filling out forms and sending...

 

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

Not that 2017 has ended, the prospects of 2018 have become clearer. That means it is time to reevaluate your financial goals to reflect where you see yourself by the time December 31, 2018, rolls around. Maybe you realized that...

 

Saturday, December 23, 2017

The holiday season is a time of giving as much as receiving. In addition to the hectic Christmas shopping, there is also an increase of charitable donation and volunteering that happens between Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, you...

 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

It seems like it was only yesterday that we were ringing in 2017 with our friends and family, speaking of our goals to save money and invest for the future. However, it is that time of year again. A period of giving gifts and...

 

Saturday, November 4, 2017

You’ve worked hard for your money. After saving for years and tucking away a percentage of your paycheck each month, you might want to sit back and relax about your finances after you retire. Perhaps, you want to wait to use your...

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017

With platforms like YouTube hosting millions of instructional videos, you can learn almost anything online from sign language to DIY furniture crafting. Do it yourself projects have never been more mainstream, especially in the area of...

 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

This summer is unprecedented in the amount of damage caused by wind, rain, and tremendous storm surge. Even when hurricane season ends, we will be fixing the damage and become more aware of how to prepare for next year. So, what can...

 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Everything revolves around your credit score from your credit card limit to buying a house. However, figuring out that magical number can be more complicated than it looks. There are so many opinions on what can affect your credit or...

 

Monday, August 28, 2017

While grocery prices are rising, it seems like there are dozens of ways to help save money at check out from apps to websites. Every day it seems like a brand has created its own, new app to help engage customers from coupons on...

 

Monday, August 28, 2017

Promoting a healthy lifestyle is always important whether it’s to live a better life yourself or provide an example for your family. However, an investment in your health can also turn into a surprising saving. Here are three...

 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

It’s that time of year, the beginning of fall semester at colleges around the world. Students from all corners of the globe are descending on college campuses, and parents are signing checks so their kids can have everything to...

 

Monday, July 31, 2017

Are you asking the correct questions for your future? We want to help you take control of your finances and make informed decisions on your financial future.

 

Sunday, July 30, 2017

You know where you want your life, but how will your finances get you there? Should you leave it all in savings or take a chance on an investment opportunity? We explore both options so you can make a better choice for your family.

 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Making Sense of Saving Cents: How YOU Can Start Saving TODAY Last week, we discussed a few reasons why people find it difficult to save money. Are you one of those people that believe saving money is a hard choice? It’s actually...

 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Let’s face the truth: all lot of people find it difficult to save for the future. They don’t make budgets, they run up credit card bills. Then they fall into debt before realizing they should have saved some of their...

 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Combining Your Finances When You Marry How separate (or intertwined) should your financial lives be? Provided by Michael Moffa, AIF®, AWMA®, CRPC®, RFC® Some spouses share everything with each other – including...

 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

You’re only in your 20s once, so squeeze every last drop out of them. This does not mean you should put your finances on the back burner. On the other hand, if you are already in your 30s there is no time like the present. Here...

 

Monday, August 3, 2015

Weekly Market CommentaryAugust 3, 2015The MarketsThe market is flat.That’s right. It’s a rare occurrence – something that has happened just 12 times since 1926, according to Fortune – but the Standard &...

 

Monday, May 11, 2015

When you think “Mom,” it’s likely your brain conjures up a scent or a story or a song that feels like home. Here are a few inspiring and heartfelt words that have been written about the value and importance of mothers: “A mother...

 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Whether you’re retired or working, do you really know where you spend your money? These are increasingly important questions today as more people are helping not only their children, but also their grandchildren. This may also be at...

 

Monday, February 9, 2015

Romantics welcome Valentine’s Day and having the opportunity to lavish loved ones with attention. Economists appreciate Valentine’s Day, too. Sure, the $13 billion spent on Valentine’s Day is just a drop in the $17...

 

Monday, February 9, 2015

So today we are going to have our last discussion in regards to our 3 part mini-series regarding business Buy-Out options. As I mentioned in part 1 and 2 of our series, there are many ways to be able to fund a Buy-Out for a company....

 

Saturday, February 7, 2015

So today we are going to discuss part 2 of our 3 part mini-series regarding Business BUY-OUT options. As I mentioned in part 1 of our series, there are many ways to be able to fund a "Buy-Out" for a company. If you have missed our...

 

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Today I will discuss part one of a three part mini-series in regards to How Business Owners can benefit from several BUY OUT options. BUY-SELL AGREEMENTS A buy-sell agreement is a legally binding document signed by owners of property...

 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

When will the Federal Reserve begin to raise the federal funds rate? It’s a question that may affect U.S. markets more than any other during 2015. Last fall, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans noted:[1] “…Monetary...

 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

You may be enjoying the economic benefits of gas prices around two dollars a gallon, but last week investors were skeptical about the effect of low, low oil prices on companies’ performance during 2015. For the first time since...

 

Monday, January 5, 2015

“…bubbling crude; oil that is, black gold, Texas tea.” The decline in oil prices accelerated during the fourth quarter of 2014. The main culprit was a supply and demand imbalance. Increased production in the United...

 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Even though most of us know we should be saving more than we are, we still find it difficult to do. There are some steps you can take to make it easier to stick to your saving goals. Here are six ways to save more. 1. Get a Second...

 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

If you do not have much money to retire with, there are still ways to enjoy your retirement! Here are a few ideas that could help you retire with less money. 1. Pay off debt before you retire.First thing to do is count up your assets...

 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Money is one of the most common stressors in a relationship. Discussing finances can be difficult in a relationship but here are some ways to help start the conversation and work out a plan towards being a debt-free couple. 1. Be...

 

Monday, September 15, 2014

Summer is fading away as fall is approaching. This is a great time for a financial checkup. It is a good idea to review your spending habits and reconsider your budget. The following steps could help you finish the year on a good note...

 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New parents find out every year, it’s not enough to buy the diapers, put together the crib, set up the bursary and start saving for college. That is because costs of child card are often overlooked. A Care.com survey on child...

 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

There are other ways to get fit or stay fit without committing to a costly gym membership. Here are few fun ways to get out of the gym: 1. Create your own bootcampBootcamp-style workouts can be fun and challenging. This way you can...

 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

5 of the World’s Best Road Trips Road trip season might be winding down (game-day excursions excluded) but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep dreaming about future trips. Here are five of the world’s best road...

 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

It’s that time of year again where new and returning students arrive to college campuses for the fall semester. Parents sending their kids off the college may have the traditional exchanges of “I love you”, “be...

 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Putting away lots of your salary each month may seem like a great plan to have a comfortable retirement. There are plenty of ways you could be actually hurting your savings. Here are five common ways this could happen. 1. Saving on...