Financial Mechanic’s Toolbox: DIY or Expert Help?

I’d love to be the person who can tell you why a car squeaks when you drive it and who could fix it.  But as time goes by and I haven’t developed those skills, I’m coming to grips with the fact that it probably just isn’t in my wheelhouse. It’s not that I couldn’t learn, it’s that I’d rather focus on and learn about other things. There comes a point with your personal finances when you need to decide what you’ll do and what you’ll pay someone else to do.

What do you need to know about Property & Casualty Insurance?

Insurance is one of the few things you buy which you never hope to benefit from, because that typically means something bad has happened. I encourage you to take a few minutes to confirm items that could make a massive impact on your financial situation if an accident were to happen.

What is your Legacy?

We create a legacy through a long series of intentional choices. Discussing things that are more important than investment returns and account allocations, leaning into the heart of things that really matter and put together a plan to achieve those things.

Prioritize Your Financial Goals

The best way to accomplish your financial goals is by being intentional with the money that comes in. Identify the priorities you have for your money. You could break those priorities into four categories: Due, Extend, Gift, and Spend. 

The Gift of Financial Success

Time is the greatest money-making asset you can possess. The earlier you start investing, the easier it is to ensure a lifetime of financial success. Parents and grandparents, there may be an opportunity to give the gift of financial success to your young adult family members while also enjoying estate and tax planning benefits for yourselves. 

Key Considerations as Payments Resume on Student Loans in 2023

Student loans for millions of Americans are set to resume in September, with payments due in October of 2023. If you have student loans that have been impacted, now is a great time to look them over and review options moving forward. This blog outlines just a few things to consider as payments resume. 

Navigating Financial Health in Retirement

Planning for retirement is the journey of a lifetime – a marathon, not a sprint. But what happens after you cross the finish line? Read on for more on the art and science of navigating life after the working world. 

Key Considerations as Payments Resume on Student Loans in 2023

Student loans for millions of Americans are set to resume in September, with payments due in October of 2023. If you have student loans that have been impacted, now is a great time to look them over and review options moving forward. This blog outlines just a few things to consider as payments resume. 

Navigating Financial Health in Retirement

Planning for retirement is the journey of a lifetime – a marathon, not a sprint. But what happens after you cross the finish line? Read on for more on the art and science of navigating life after the working world. 

Do You Have a Financial Caddy?

A professional golfer would be incomplete without his or her Caddy. The same is true for you and your finances. I believe a good financial plan is incomplete without a Caddy, aka a Financial Advisor, to help you navigate life. 

Planning for Future Healthcare Expenses

"What is worth insuring?" The answer almost always boils down to how much you'll have to pay to insure the thing you don't want to lose -- whether it's your mustache, your fantasy football player, your home or your health.

Equity Compensation: What You Need to Know

The proper use and management of equity compensation are significant components of a healthy financial picture for corporate leaders. Let’s take a closer look at three types of equity compensation.