How To Safeguard Your Family’s Finances

Every year, millions of American workers enroll in employee benefits through their workplaces during a period known as annual enrollment. It’s usually a short window of time, but employees make crucial financial decisions for their families for the coming year. In addition to medical insurance, many employers offer a range of voluntary benefits – those … More How To Safeguard Your Family’s Finances

2020 Month by Month Guide To Getting Your Life in Order

You’ve resolved to get a handle on your finances in 2020, but will that determination wane by March? With over 80% of people failing to realize their New Years resolutions, it’s likely that you’ll become overwhelmed with checklists and budget-tracking within just a matter of months. That’s why Tony Steuer, recognized authority on financial literacy … More 2020 Month by Month Guide To Getting Your Life in Order

Financial Tip Friday: Easy Emergency Plan for Staying Afloat

On Thursday, the partial government shutdown set a new record, 34 days, as the impasse over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion for a border wall continues. Unless you have a healthy emergency rainy-day fund, the choices you make to pay your bills now may have long term repercussions.  Here are a few tips that … More Financial Tip Friday: Easy Emergency Plan for Staying Afloat

Increase in State-wide Minimum Wage in 2019 Coming

Numerous states across the country are just days away from implementing significant changes in the minimum wage, according to payroll experts at Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. With the clock ticking, a total of 22 states and the District of Columbia will raise the minimum wage in 2019, with 19 of those states implementing … More Increase in State-wide Minimum Wage in 2019 Coming

“Money Making Conversations” Show Celebrates Anniversary

Multiple EMMY® winning producer, social media influencer and entrepreneur Rushion McDonald, celebrates the 1-year anniversary this May of his hit radio talk show “Money Making Conversations” – joined by an all-star lineup of guests that continue to make an impact in the worlds of entertainment, business, digital sectors, sports, finance, and more.  Sharing the tools of creating success through … More “Money Making Conversations” Show Celebrates Anniversary

6 Ways to Spring-Clean Your Finances and Improve Your Digital Security

If you’ve just filed your 2017 income tax return, you can’t relax yet. After having reviewed your financial situation, this is the perfect time to get your financial life in better shape, says Eric Meermann, a certified financial planner at the Palisades Hudson Financial Group, a financial planning firm in Stamford, Conn. And while you … More 6 Ways to Spring-Clean Your Finances and Improve Your Digital Security

Why Buying a Home Just Got a Lot More Complicated

Buying a home has always been a difficult process. But this year the new tax rules, the stronger economy, and rising interest rates have made the home-buying decision even more complex. Some market factors indicate that it’s a great time to buy a house. Mortgage interest rates remain historically low. Rental prices in many regions … More Why Buying a Home Just Got a Lot More Complicated

4 Genius Steps To Make 2018 A Financial Winner

Counting calories isn’t the only way you can resolve to bring about positive change in your life during the new year. If you’re like many Americans, it may be a good time to start counting your way toward better financial health. The past year brought financial setbacks to nearly two-thirds of United States households, according … More 4 Genius Steps To Make 2018 A Financial Winner

3 Ways To Avoid Toxic Financial Advice And Rash Decisions

Investors hear so much conflicting information and advice in the media these days that it’s perhaps easier than ever to become confused and make decisions based on emotion rather than on sound financial advice with a well-structured financial plan. “With the growth of the internet, social media and TV, investors are constantly tempted to lose … More 3 Ways To Avoid Toxic Financial Advice And Rash Decisions