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How to Set Financial Expectations Around the Holidays

How to Set Financial Expectations Around the Holidays

Why it’s Important to Talk About Spending Over the Holidays The holidays can be a time of great joy — or a time of great stress. For many families, one of the biggest stresses of the holidays has to do with finances. Many people feel pressure during...
3 Security Tips to Help Protect You During the Holidays

3 Security Tips to Help Protect You During the Holidays

We are sliding headfirst into the holidays, and while that may mean it’s the most wonderful time of the year for some of us, it’s certainly a joyful season for one group: fraudsters. ‘Tis the season for arguing with family over politics, gaining extra pounds...
What is Your Scariest Money Story?

What is Your Scariest Money Story?

Michelle Brownstein, Vice President of Personal Capital’s Private Client Group, responds to some scary stories about money with financial advice in honor of Halloween. We hear a lot of stories about money – some triumphant, some funny, and some downright...
How to Financially Prepare for a Divorce

How to Financially Prepare for a Divorce

Whenever there’s a high-profile divorce in the news (this time it’s former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani), we feel that it’s time to raise the question of how a divorce might impact your finances. I know, it’s not something that’s comfortable to think...
How to Find the Right Realtor for You

How to Find the Right Realtor for You

Home-buying season is in full swing, and one of the most important considerations when it comes to either buying or selling your home is deciding on which real estate agent to work with and how you want to engage them. We generally recommend working with a...
A Financial Checklist for New Parents

A Financial Checklist for New Parents

A Financial Checklist for New Parents If you’re expecting the arrival of your first child soon, chances are you’ve got a to-do list that’s a mile long. It probably includes everything from getting the new baby’s room ready and sending out announcement cards...
How to Financially Prepare for a Natural Disaster

How to Financially Prepare for a Natural Disaster

When preparing for a natural disaster, don’t forget about your finances. Earlier this month, two large earthquakes struck southern California: the first major quakes to rattle this area of the country in years. This has shaken many people out of...