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:...
Sep 11, 2017
Online banking provides you with access to your account no matter where you are. All of your accounts are at your fingertips and available from ATMs around the world.
The Basics of Online Banking
Let’s start off with what an online bank is. Without a branch system, we are able to save on the high costs of operating bank branches across the nation. These savings are then passed on to you through some of the best rates in the nation for...
Sep 4, 2017
Do you run into challenges when sending money internationally? Whether you are transferring money between your own bank accounts or sending money home to family, you should be aware of the fees and processing times involved in sending money abroad.
Let us walk you through a few key tips to make the most of your money transfer in an ever evolving economy.
Getting to Know the Fees
Sending money from one country to another can be a costly...