Jul 30, 2018
Mobile phones and tablets allow you to access the Internet quickly and easily from virtually any location. Along with this convenience, however, these devices also present potential security risks to your personal and financial information.
By following these six simple steps, you can improve your mobile security and protect your personal and financial information while you’re on the go.
1. Know Where Your Phone Is:
Jul 30, 2018
By the time you reach your 40s and 50s, you should be in a financial position to start focusing on your future. You should be comfortable enough in your current standard of living that you can begin saving for retirement and, if you have children, setting aside a little more each month for their college education. However, if you’re like many modern adults, you may find yourself facing a new set of financial challenges as part...
May 21, 2018
Think cash is trash?
In today’s bull market, it’s popular to denounce the ails of the "cash drag." After all, your money can earn far higher interest elsewhere and cash will never pay dividends.
However, savvy investors also understand that cash can play a vital role within a diversified portfolio.
Although we are witnessing one of the longest bull markets in history, as with all markets, this bull market will end. When it...
Apr 17, 2018
“I’m retired… Now what?” Does this sound familiar? While most Americans dream of retirement, many are unprepared for the reality. According to a 15-year study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, fewer retirees than ever describe their golden years as “very satisfying.” Even worse, the share of retirees that report being “not at all satisfied” has risen1. Common sense would dictate that more money leads to a happier life. While this...
Apr 11, 2018
In 2017, President Donald Trump signed the largest tax overhaul Americans have seen in 31 years. Dubbed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the new law eliminates a few benefits that high-earning homeowners have previously relied on. Only time will tell how these changes will affect the housing market overall. In the meantime, here is what you need to know about how the new tax law will affect you as a current homeowner or potential buyer:...