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5 Tips for Recent Grads Negotiating a Job Offer

5 Tips for Recent Grads Negotiating a Job Offer

5 Tips for Negotiating a First Job Offer For many of us who have kids, it’s the season of graduation. For parents with college grads, it’s a particularly meaningful time – after nearly two decades of school, they’re transitioning to working world and will...
Renting vs. Buying: What’s the Better Financial Decision?

Renting vs. Buying: What’s the Better Financial Decision?

Home-buying season is in full swing. But is buying a home really the best financial move? Many of us have had the dream of owning a home. A big two-story in suburbia, a trendy loft in the city, or a rural retreat – whatever the flavor, owning a home has...
Jeff Bezos & The Financial Implications of Getting Divorced

Jeff Bezos & The Financial Implications of Getting Divorced

The Jeff Bezos Divorce & Its Potential Financial Implications Last week, Amazon CEO and the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, announced that he and his wife Mackenzie Bezos are filing for divorce. They were married for 25 years and tied the knot...
3 Security Tips to Help Protect You During the Holidays

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...
How to Handle a Large Windfall

How to Handle a Large Windfall

With news of the massive Mega Millions lottery prize going to a lucky winner in South Carolina last week, it’s a perfect time to discuss how to handle a windfall. While most of us will never be lottery winners, there are much more common “windfall scenarios”...
Tips for Managing Aging Parents’ Finances

Tips for Managing Aging Parents’ Finances

If you wait too long to set up a plan to help manage your aging parents’ finances, you might encounter unnecessary problems down the line. Talking about money can be uncomfortable, especially when you are having the conversation with loved ones or...
Paying Off Your Mortgage Early: Should You, or Shouldn’t You?

Paying Off Your Mortgage Early: Should You, or Shouldn’t You?

If you don’t have enough money to do both, is it smarter to pay off your mortgage early or invest your money in the financial markets? For most working people, these are choices that need to be considered. So, does it make more sense to own your home as soon...