10 Financial Resolutions for the New Year Each New Year’s the clock strikes midnight and we all vow to stick to our New Year’s resolution. How many of us actually do? The truth is, only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s resolution.* Resolutions are easiest to stick to when they are realistic. Resolutions are…Read More about New Year…New (Financial) Me!
Life insurance. You’ve probably heard the reasons for having it: help your loved ones pay off your debts set up a college fund for your kids allow you be a part of your families’ big moments, even if you can’t physically be there cover the cost of the expenses associated with a funeral or burial…Read More about Protection comes in all shapes and sizes
As a twenty-nine year old, protecting myself from a disability didn’t even make my priority list; I can honestly say that it was not even something I had given a second thought. That was until I listened to Robert’s story . . . It was the most wonderful time of the year. Each year, mid-November,…Read More about Disability Insurance: Protecting Your Way of Life
Life Insurance Awareness : Take Time to Ensure Your Insurance Plans Are Up to Date Sometimes life just happens. One day things can be going smoothly, when the next, you’re thrown a curve ball. Since no one knows what the future holds, taking steps to put a financial safety net in place will provide you with…Read More about Life Insurance Awareness: Are your plans up-to-date?
Life of a college student: sleep, eat, class, maybe sleep again, study, out with friends, repeat. Somewhere in between sleep and repeat, it is important to find time to think green. Not saving the planet “green” (which is, still, very important) . . . we are talking about money! College, in itself, is expensive. In…Read More about College Students: Are You Thinking Green?
Are you off to college in the fall? Congratulations! Would you agree that independence, football games, fraternity/sorority parties, making new friends and being able to eat pizza every night are some of the things that come to mind? The freedom that comes with being a college freshman is undoubtedly a thrilling feeling and with freedom,…Read More about College: You’ve Been Accepted, Now What?
This is Part Two of a two-part series documenting my journey as a millennial! To read Part One, please click here. Join me as I continue to Make My Way as a Millennial! Goal 2: Find the right job. I always dreamed that one day I would change the world; however, given my inability to…Read More about Making My Way as a Millennial: Part 2
The surprise of the engagement, the excitement, the hugs and “Congratulations” all lead to one thing. . . planning the wedding! For those of you who are in that spot right now, first of all, CONGRATULATIONS! I was in your shoes two years ago, Christmas morning, when my boyfriend popped the long-awaited question! I, like…Read More about Adventures in Wedding Planning: How to Say “I Don’t” to Stay on Budget
As an 18-year old going off to college for the first time are you really prepared to answer the question, “What do you want to do with your life?” For many college students, making new friends, cheering on the school’s sports teams, and staying out late on a school night, top the bucket list. Flash…Read More about Your Career: Is It Time For a Change?
Many adults recently began a new job. The newest members of the workforce have an entire career ahead of them to shape. If this is you: Will you learn everything quickly? Will you be on time every day? Will you pay attention to details? Will you be a good “team” player? Will you demonstrate the…Read More about Build the Best Reputation!