The summer season brings many things to our existence – family picnics, fireworks, BBQ’s, vacations, and college. Though college is a noble aspiration and we want our kids to attend, it is often accompanied with this sincere question: How are we going to pay for it? According to Sallie Mae,
‘Retirement’ is a buzz word in the financial industry that we don’t like to hear. That is because too often individuals we work with either believe their qualified plans are the repository of all plans, so they’re closed off to better options; or the opposite exists, where individuals realize their
The boom and bust cycle isn’t just a characteristic of a capitalistic economy, for us in the U.S. it’s a long-time pattern that jeopardizes our retirements, our spending, our enterprise, and above all our way of life. During the ‘boom’ the economy grows, and as you can imagine, during the
Whole Life Insurance is for when you die, right? Though Whole Life Insurance does include a death benefit, it is only one small component of a whole life policy. Really, there are two basic functions of a whole life: the insurance component and the asset component. Both elements are important
Most employers want to compensate their employees fairly, but sometimes, depending on how much a business profits, extra compensation just isn’t possible. There are other ways to reward your employees with a job well done that can be better and more lasting than a few extra dollars on their paycheck.