Category Archives: Personal Finance

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 and

When is a Home Purchase Considered a Smart Investment?

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 often

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 a

Is Your House Covered?

Before you purchase a home, you need to be aware of home costs the first two take into account are your future mortgage and insurance costs. The very first cost you need to know in and out is the cost your mortgage per month.  You could use a tool like the mortgage calculator from Dinky