The week before I walked across the stage to receive my college diploma, I sat through an optional one-hour seminar on how to manage my student loans after graduation. I was handed a single sheet of paper with only three pieces of information on it: my name, my anticipated 1989 graduation date, and … [Read more...] about Financial Literacy – The new core curriculum for New Jersey middle schools
Creating Financial Comfort
Where does the time go? As a look up in the summer of 2019, I realized that I’ve been working full-time in the financial services arena for 34 years. I’ve been specifically handling financial planning for individuals for 23 years. When I first started financial planning, I thought the job was … [Read more...] about Trust can Overcome Fear
As we celebrate our Great Country’s Birthday this week, I wanted to discuss how we can all plan for our own financial independence using the following seven steps. 7 Key Steps to Financial Independence Most people say they plan for retirement, but they are really planning for financial … [Read more...] about Planning Your Financial Independence Day
Saving money is not just about saving for retirement. Living expenses can add up and making a few adjustments in your approach can save hundreds of dollars monthly. Companies won't advertise how to pay less, so you need to be resourceful and these articles will give you some insight into lowering … [Read more...] about Tips for Saving Money on Airline Tickets, Internet Bills & Prescription Drugs
Today is Independence Day - the celebration of our country’s birthday! Our Declaration of Independence was a historical moment and one that is cherished and celebrated with picnics, barbeques, fireworks, hot dogs and apple pie! It is a great day to wear red, white and blue and to proudly wave the … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day!
A financial advisor’s job is like a detective’s. We probe to see whether your financial assumptions are correct. We want to find the truth beneath the assumptions and document clutter. Sometimes, our digging uncovers dangerous imbalances in your financial picture. Once we discover these errors, … [Read more...] about Advisors as Money Detectives