A solid financial plan is one of the most important things you can offer yourself and your family.

Could Investing In Treasuries Be A Mistake?

US Treasuries are considered the safest investment in the world. The yield on US Treasuries over the past few months has created great concern over exactly where to deposit money that needs to be safe. US Treasuries have always been considered the safest possible place to keep the money. Since the Coronavirus scare drives the [...]

By |2020-03-11T16:05:15+00:00March 11th, 2020|Financial Planning|

NOW WHAT DID YOU DO

Did you DO something? Make a bad choice? A poor Decision? Surely you did SOMETHING to cause your mutual funds, stocks, or 401K to lose value! As I write this, the market has dropped over 1000 points. Why? Something out of our control happened: the Corona Virus became a pandemic. You didn’t have anything to [...]

The Millennial Generation Could Damage Retirement Planning

Could the Millennial Generation’s retirement create the most significant financial drain in taxpayer history? Everyone knows or has heard of the Millennial generation. As of 2019, the Millennial generation surpassed the Baby Boomers as the largest generation in American history. It’s also known that the Millennials have split into 2 factions: 1. The Driven Professionals [...]

By |2020-02-15T02:35:19+00:00February 11th, 2020|Financial Planning|

Clean Out The Junk Drawer Of Your Mind

If you’re like most of us, there’s at least one designated junk drawer in your home. This is the “drawer of no return,” the place for rubber bands, loose batteries, coupons, cables, cords, pennies, nail files, anything and everything without a permanent home. The frustration of a junk drawer, of course, is that it becomes [...]

By |2020-02-04T21:28:30+00:00February 4th, 2020|Financial Planning, Uncategorized|

When Planning For Safety Consider The Alternatives

“It’s not what you make that counts!” Exhorts friend and mentor Ed Slott in an interview we recently conducted. “It’s what you keep – after taxes!” Ed Slott has a top-rated show on public broadcasting called ‘Retire Safe and Secure.’ Ed’s message about retention is in sync with the current preference among retail investors for [...]

By |2020-01-09T21:40:05+00:00December 19th, 2019|Financial Planning|

Sleep Tight Knowing Your Investments are Safe.

Sleeping well is tough with the volatility of our economy   The stock market is volatile. The CEOs salaries are out of control. The hedge funds are losing money. What options does that leave for the safety investors? Where can we invest our money to ensure it will not lose value? A bigger question is [...]

By |2019-04-06T15:49:02+00:00June 10th, 2019|Financial Planning|

Helpful Tips For Improving your Credit Score

Your credit score is used to evaluate your credit worthiness and determines the amount of the loan (credit) that you receive and the interest rate of that loan. The average credit score in the U.S. is around 678-750, but the average American is also more than Eight Thousand dollars in debt. While a credit score of 678 won’t keep you from getting a loan, it won’t necessarily guarantee you the best interest rate either.

By |2019-04-09T20:58:13+00:00June 7th, 2019|Financial Planning|

7 Shortcuts For Major Money Hassles

Hassle-free means less stress   One: Ace Your Retirement By the time you're 65, you'll need to have socked away about $25 for every dollar you expect to withdraw annually. That means that throughout your working life you must save. And save. And save. Oh, and don't forget picking investments and managing your portfolio year [...]

By |2019-04-11T22:45:32+00:00June 1st, 2019|Financial Planning|

Corporate Bonds, How Safe are They and What Happens if a Company Defaults.

Bonds are backed by the financial strength of the bond issuer. If the bond issuer is not able or chooses not want to pay, a bond can be in default. The reasons for default can vary from inability to pay to a desire to reduce the actual bond’s obligation. While US Treasury securities never default, corporate bonds default on a regular basis.

By |2019-04-09T21:03:31+00:00May 12th, 2019|Financial Planning|