Not every older American ends up in a nursing home or a retirement community. In fact, most older individuals continue to live at home, many with the assistance of some type of in-home care. In-home care can help you remain independent, and delay the need to enter a nursing home or an assisted-living facility. Continue reading
As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to consider strategies that could help you reduce your tax bill. Continue reading
As you prepare for life with your new child, it’s time to prepare a new financial plan for your family or make any necessary changes to your existing plan. Continue reading
The lazy days of summer are over and September brings new energy as everyone begins to focus on what needs to get done before the end of the year. It’s a time to take a fresh look at your financial health and recalibrate any items that need to be adjusted. Continue reading
Heading out of town for fun, rest and relaxation? Thinking about renting your space out for vacationers? Don’t forget your sunscreen and make sure you have planned for the unexpected. Continue reading
To determine if refinancing your home mortgage is worthwhile, you’ll have to weigh the costs of refinancing against how long it will take you to recoup those costs. Continue reading
If you can’t help falling in love, and you think that love will keep you together remember that the power of love is not enough if you and your spouse cannot agree on how to handle your finances.
Ok, enough of the romantic puns!
According to Psychology Today*, money issues are the top reason relationships fail. Arguments over money tap into some of our deepest emotional needs and fears, such as trust, safety, security, power, control, and survival. Continue reading
How well do you understand personal finance? The following brief quiz can help you gauge your knowledge of a few basics. In the answer section, you’ll find details to help you learn more.
It is the beginning of a new year. We have just finished celebrating the holidays and we all received wonderful gifts to add to our already full homes. We look around and wonder where will we put everything. Then we must consider, will we spend more money to buy containers and shelves and storage units to store our ever-growing number of belongings? Continue reading
On November 2, 2017, House Republicans released their comprehensive tax reform plan, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Then, on November 9, 2017, Senate Republicans released their own plan. The two plans have much in common, but also have significant differences.