Category Archives: Personal Finance

Is Paying Car Insurance in Full Really Worth the Savings?

With finances pinching tighter seemingly every day, we have to look to creative ways to save money, both today and in the future. From finding the best rates for loans and savings accounts to choosing less expensive alternatives at the grocery store, every little bit of savings can add up.  When closely researched, some greatContinue Reading

Is It Possible People Are This Clueless About Their Cash Flow?

As part of my daily responsibilities financial planners will come to me to discuss a particular case; sometimes these cases are mind boggling estate planning cases ($20million, $30million, $50million+) and sometimes they are just your run of the mill new family starting out. When the case has to do with estate planning the planner andContinue Reading

When is a Home Purchase Considered a Smart Investment?

Anyone that owns a house knows that they can often be money pits. Some people consider a home as an expense, rather than an investment. I think that either case can be true, but it depends greatly on HOW you purchase the home. When people are searching for a home to live in, they oftenContinue Reading

How Comparing Car Insurance Prices Can Save You Money

Everyone knows that if you drive a car, you need to have car insurance. The purpose of car insurance is to make sure you are covered in the event of going wrong, such as if you get into an accident and need to make repairs to your car, or if you are injured and needContinue Reading

Long-term care: What are the Options?

Guest Post by Sasha In my last post I noted some startling statistics about the number of Americans who will require long-term care at some point in their lives. Common medical crisis such as stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes and arthritis can certainly affect your quality of life in profound ways. Something as unpredictable as aContinue Reading

Who Runs Your Financial Household? Is it a One Captain or Two Captain Ship?

I have been married a little bit over 3 years, (married in June of 2008) and in that time The Wife and I have sort of fallen into our roles when it comes to the household chores, however, this wasn’t always the case.  In the beginning it was fiscal chaos.  She was paying some ofContinue Reading