What to Do If You Have Been Laid Off or Furloughed
What to Do If You Have Been Laid Off or Furloughed COVID-19 has impacted the lives of millions of individuals beyond just their health but to how they provide for their families. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that April unemployment rate spiked to the highest level since the Great Depression. With job security […]Continue reading ›
Ideas to Keep Children Busy During Quarantine
Ideas to Keep Children Busy During Quarantine Like many parents, you may be stuck at home with your children during a national emergency for an unknown amount of time. You can’t do your go-to activities such as go to the movies, play dates with friends, go out to eat, or visit their favorite park. So, […]Continue reading ›
Quarantined at Home?
Quarantined at Home? Financial Tasks to do During Quarantine: We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone. As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the world, you are likely spending more time than ever at home now. With money at the top of mind for many during this time, you may be wondering what you […]Continue reading ›
Congress Passed a Stimulus Package – Now What?
Congress Passed a Stimulus Package – Now What? We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone, and it can be overwhelming trying to understand the impact of COVID and the actions being taken as a response. Congress recently had a unanimous vote to pass a historic $2 trillion stimulus package called the Coronavirus […]Continue reading ›
Coronavirus and the Markets
Coronavirus and the Markets We hope you’re healthy and holding up well with the news regarding the markets and the coronavirus. Much of the panic in the news and markets comes from the fact that nobody knows how bad the coronavirus will be. Unfortunately, when the markets are nervous, they tend to go down quickly. […]Continue reading ›
Aging at Home as Part of a Village
Aging at Home as Part of a Village The Baby Boomer population is aging which means .retirement is on the horizon. Many are giving more thought to where they will be living during retirement years, accessibility to medical care, and social circles. Many seniors preferring to “age at home” rather than a typical nursing facility. […]Continue reading ›
What the SECURE Act Means for You
What the SECURE Act Means for You As of January 1, 2020, many changes from The SECURE Act will become effective. Some of the more notable changes that could impact your financial future involve the following: Major Changes by New Law: Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) Start at 72, not 70 ½ Traditional IRA Contributions After […]Continue reading ›
How to Conquer your Financial New Year’s Resolutions
2020 has arrived and with that we enter a new decade with new goals and new priorities. Now like some of us, your New Year’s resolution may be the same each year. If this is the case, it turns out that this year you might actually accomplish it. While research studies show that half of […]Continue reading ›
Where is Your Paycheck Going?
Spending Trends Let’s take a deeper look into where the average American’s income goes and how much is left to save, invest and pay down debt. How do your spending habits compare? 78% of Americans state that they are living paycheck to paycheck just to make ends meet. 75% of workers say that they are […]Continue reading ›
How to Handle Your Benefits Enrollment
Conquering Benefits Enrollment Benefits enrollment usually begins when an employee starts with a new company or has a qualifying life change, like getting married or a death in the family. Employee insurance can also be updated or renewed each year during open enrollment. It’s not just the salary that motivates your workforce, it’s the benefit […]Continue reading ›