Personal Investing and Stock Advice for Growing Families

The first step is Planning. And exploring the possibilities your financial resources offer you, your family and your legacy. You need to take a strategic approach to managing your money as part of your overall financial plan.

1st Time Investor’s Guide Infographic

Investing may seem scary at first but it can be one of the easiest ways to build your net worth. The following infographic from Personal Capital outlines how you can start putting your money to work for you.

6 Reasons Investing In Real Estate Can Be a Good Idea

Investing in real estate got a bit of a bad reputation during the crash of 2008. But investing in real estate is a great way to diversify your investment portfolio, Here are six reasons why you should consider investing in real estate.

Planning Tips for Your Retirement

Retirement may seem like a distant or even unreachable goal, but it is a life event that is slowly nipping at your heels. While it should represent a reward after years of working hard, retirement can also be associated with uncertainty and more work for some. According to Careerbuilder.com as many as 54 percent of people have stated they plan to work after retirement.

Be a Good Boy Scout with Your Finances

A single bad market event can have catastrophic effects on your retirement funds so it is important to have safeguards in place to help reduce the possibility of waking up one morning and finding your nest eggs broken. The brokerage community insists that if you are just patient enough your portfolio will rebound but, what if it doesn’t? In today’s article Dennis Miller takes a look at some steps you can take to help protect your Life’s savings.

Reducing Investment Stress

Planning your finances and choosing investments can be stressful especially when markets are volatile. But it can be downright scary when like in 2008 they enter free-fall.  Many people have decided that the stress (and chance of loss) just  isn’t worth it and so they have chosen to stay out of the market altogether.  Unfortunately, […]

Investing in Your Future: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

Start the money ball rolling by putting a few dollars away and before long you’ll  be able to develop a whole new approach to money… a little less focus on getting the next shiny object and more on building long term sustainable wealth. Saving will not only boost your financial security and your credit scores but it will also reduce stress and worry […]

Useful Tips to Get Your Finances On Track

Financial health is a function of both income and expenses. There’s no doubt that unless you control your spending, you can never improve your personal finances. Charles Dickens put it this way in his classic book David Copperfield, “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought […]