Category Archives: Finance

A recent poll found that nearly one out of every five Americans are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdowns.1 With reported infections soaring in recent weeks, financial stress could affect even more citizens as various areas of the country struggle to contain the pandemic. However,…

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The DROP program stands for Deferred Retirement Option Plan. The retention program was designed to keep public-safety personnel working longer by making it lucrative to stay beyond their eligibility to retire.

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Since the first part of 2020 doesn’t “really” count because everyone was in stalemate (thank you Covid-19), we can basically start over now as the country starts to slowly reopen. So, welcome everyone. Spring has sprung! 🙂 It’s officially the season of cleaning, organizing, and working through all the build-up…

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Raise your hand if you’re dating, engaged, or married. Now keep your hand up if you want it to stay that way (as in…not divorce or break up). Hopefully everyone’s hand stayed up. If not, we’re the wrong people for the job. However, if you kept all five fingers high,…

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Do not save what is left after spending; instead spend what is left after saving.” Warren Buffett Financial security is more than making enough money—it’s saving enough to make it last. If growing your savings is a 2020 goal, you’ll be ahead of the one in five Americans with no…

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Welcome to 2020, the year you finally level up your finances. Let’s get started.

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financial literacy

Financial literacy has always been a challenge. However, now that much of the burden of retirement income has shifted to employees instead of employers, it is all the more important that we begin teaching the principles of saving and investing to people as early as possible.1 In a recent survey,…

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family financial conversations

One of the first discussions a young couple may have when starting a family is about affordability. How will they pay for child care? Will one spouse quit their job to stay home and raise the child? Here are a couple of interesting facts that may enter that equation:1 The…

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