With the New Year approaching, take time to make a list of your financial resolutions. Financial resolutions can be especially difficult to stick with because, like eating and exercising, our spending, saving and investing habits tend to be tied to our emotions more than our logic. Here are five tips for keeping your financial resolutions: […]
To say we all have a lot on our minds these days is a massive understatement. Unfortunately, bad actors and scammers know we are preoccupied. And, as they often do in a crisis, they’re ramping up their nefarious activities. There has been an increase in email and text message phishing, social media posts, and fake websites designed to steal information and distribute malware. Here are some steps to head the bad guys off at the pass.
Nothing Can Replace a Real Live Financial Advisor A set of algorithms will never know you as well as another human being. Recently, the financial services profession has witnessed the rise of robo advisors: automated investment management platforms aiming to take the place of flesh-and-blood financial advisors. They are marketed as a less expensive alternative […]
Housing prices have breached the record prices set 10 years ago, but homes are more affordable now. Read more…
Should it include learning as well as leisure? Thinking about that next family trip? If you are mulling over how to make your next one great, consider these questions and factors. Should education be a part of the vacation? An overseas trip or a journey deep into nature, enriched by educational context, can profoundly impact […]
What options do you have if you risk a default? Have you made a federal student loan payment in the last three months? About 11% of federal student loan borrowers have not and are therefore in default. That default rate only represents the borrowers entering repayment.1 More than 8.1 million Americans are behind on federal […]