On January 1st, everyone gets to start the year with a clean slate. We promise ourselves that we’ll start saving, or that we’ll finally start eating healthier. But come February, we’re back to the daily splurges and snacking on chips and cookies. The resolution that we made with every good intention, is easily abandoned. Why is…Read More about Make a New Year’s Resolution…and Stick With It!
I know why I have an uneasy feeling when I drive to the gym. It is not because I am about to go through an hour of grueling sets with a guy who is helping me attain an ever-elusive fitness and weight goal; instead, it’s the thought that I may have a brief encounter with the…Read More about How Do You Spell Success? "N.I.C.E"
You can only learn so much about a product from a brochure or website and you know that every company has a Marketing Team working hard behind the scenes to position their product or service in the best light possible. How can we, the consumer, really determine whether a product is, or is not, for…Read More about Why Did I Choose PFP | The Family Security Plan®?
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
Are you a woman who has reached mid life and now you are suddenly thinking where did the time go to? From getting through school, to getting married, to having children, to getting divorced or widowed, to taking care of your parents. No one would disagree that women go through lots of challenges and transitions. …Read More about Own Your Own Uniqueness: Here’s To Living The Best Life Ever!
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
“How can I help protect your family today?” Lisa took this greeting seriously. As a Customer Assistance Representative at PFP | The Family Security Plan®, she knew that the products offered to the community provided families with a tremendous benefit. It was her responsibility to answer any questions they may have and to assist them…Read More about How can life insurance help me start a business?
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
(PART III OF A THREE PART SERIES) What does a month-long celebration on financial literacy look like? For many, that is hard to imagine. However, for those following PFP | The Family Security Plan® Community, the picture is becoming clear. We have already reviewed the concepts of earning, borrowing, saving and spending in prior…Read More about 12 Steps Towards Your Financial Freedom: Part 3
(PART I OF A THREE PART SERIES) It seems as if these days are filled with a constant focus on money. We “spend” a great amount of time throughout our lives trying to make it and spend it. One thing is for sure. When we speak to friends, family and co-workers, we all have similar…Read More about 12 Steps Towards Your Financial Freedom: Part 1