Family Talk

Have you ever wondered why siblings never talk or gather together once the parents are deceased? While there may be multiple reasons, one could be the feeling of being cheated in their inheritance...... Read More

Should You Ever Lend Money to Family?

Lending to relatives can cause tense situations at family gatherings!  While such loans could be a win-win, you need to understand the potential ramifications before you make a commitment.  You may...... Read More

New Date for FAFSA Filing: October 1

Important Changes:  If you have a student in college or bound for college next year, the process for filing the FAFSA starts October 1st.  This is three months earlier than in the past. While this ...... Read More

Who Do You Call?

If you have a ghost problem, it's obvious to call "ghostbusters," but when you need assistance with your money, things get much more serious. Finding an advisor who has the knowledge, experience, a...... Read More

Looking For a Home? Build or Buy?

If you are checking on-line for that perfect home and it’s not there, maybe you should build? But if you want it now, then buying an existing home may fit your timing better. It's important to cons...... Read More

Design Your Portfolio to Fit You

Your investment portfolio must reflect what your money needs to do for you. If it doesn't, you may be taking too much risk with your investments or, on the other hand, you may be missing out on imp...... Read More

Adding Alternative Investments

Alternative investments are not simple or inexpensive. However, if they work, your investment portfolio potentially has better returns with less volatility. And, the availability of these investmen...... Read More

Down Payment Hysteria

There are two words that will send chills down the spine of any potential homebuyer: down payment. Coming up with enough cash for a down payment is the single greatest roadblock for prospective ho...... Read More