Many people understand the need for life insurance at a younger age. You have significant liabilities such as a home mortgage or loans. You have a spouse/partner and children and you want to ensure their well-being and future education. But what about when you move onto the next stage in life and retire? Then what?…Read More about Why Do Seniors Need Life Insurance?
Graduating from college is a huge accomplishment. Working hard throughout the college undergraduate curriculum is commendable. However, what happens after the commencement ceremony ends and the final piece of confetti hits the floor? This is where post graduates find themselves in an unfamiliar situation. It may feel like the previous three summers where you go…Read More about What Troubles Most College Graduates?
The annual walk and candlelight memorial at the Aventura Hospital & Medical Center is just shy of the one year mark for which my mother lost her battle to breast cancer. We gather to celebrate life and promote continued awareness of breast cancer prevention. In my mother’s case, we never saw the warning signs. She…Read More about Awareness and Preparedness: Providing Hope in The Fight Against Breast Cancer
Is it terrible that I want school to start? The school year and I have a love-hate relationship. When August rolls around, and you are just plain tired of battling the humidity, smelling sunscreen and yelling that someone needs to cut the lawn, I just feel ready to hang up that beach towel. Then September…Read More about Ready to Hang Up That Beach Towel? The Importance of Structure For Our Kids
It seems like just yesterday I was surrounded by family and friends belting out the traditional “Happy Birthday” song to commemorate my 21st birthday. Time does fly! Now, a year and a half away from my next milestone, I find myself with a growing list of responsibilities and the uplifting feeling of independence. No matter…Read More about Lessons in Saving: What I've Learned Throughout My 20s
Born in the mid-1980’s, I am one of approximately 80 million Millennials, or Gen-Yers, living in the United States. Does this generational subset define who I am, my wants and preferences? To a certain extent . . . Yes. There is no denying that the high levels of unemployment and student loan debt coupled with…Read More about Making My Way as a Millennial: Part 1
An increasing number of Americans between the ages of 45 to 65 years find themselves caught in the challenging position of caring for their aging parents, while also raising their children or grandchildren. If you belong to this “sandwich generation” it can be a difficult juggling act. Are You Being Squeezed? Everyone’s family situation…Read More about Are You Being Squeezed? Money Strategies For The Sandwich Generation
Planning for the future well-being of your children is a difficult task for any parent. Add the complexity of adequately providing for the future care of a child with special needs and the process becomes even more challenging. Any special needs plan requires thought and multiple use of resources. Many of us say. “Where do…Read More about TO BE PREPARED IS HALF THE VICTORY – Special Needs Planning