financial advice

Getting the Best Financial Advice – Who Influences You?

We all have influences and we all want to make sure we get the best financial advice. Other people often shape who we become, what we believe, and how we act. So, who influences me from a financial standpoint? I have had several influences. I’ll share a few of … [Read More...]

Investing

10 Investing Red Flags You Should Be Able to Spot

In spite of the ever-changing state of the economy, investing is still a good way to increase your nest-egg and save for the future. Unfortunately, for every legitimate investment opportunity, there are half a dozen scams trying to do nothing more than steal … [Read More...]

Infographics

First-Time Home Buyer Pitfalls [Infographic]

Buying your first home for most people is the largest purchase they will ever make. Talk about pressure!Most people cannot pay cash for their first home, so they get a mortgage to finance the property. But getting a mortgage isn't what it used to be. There … [Read More...]

financial advice

Getting the Best Financial Advice – Who Influences You?

We all have influences and we all want to make sure we get the best financial advice. Other people often shape who we become, what we believe, and how we act. So, who influences me from a financial standpoint? I have had several influences. I’ll share a few of … [Read More]

buying a second home

Buying a Second Home? Make Sure You Are Prepared

So, I’m in the middle of buying a second home. This will be a vacation home — basically, a place for a weekend getaway. It’s a nice little 2-bedroom cottage that was recently remodeled, located in the mountains of PA, approximately two hours away from home. We … [Read More]

building wealth

Building Wealth Is Easier Than You Think

Building wealth isn't exactly easy, but it definitely doesn't have to be hard either. It’s more about discipline and routine than intelligence. Intelligence and knowledge help once you get to the more advanced stages, but when you're starting out, all you … [Read More]

Investment Portfolio

What Are Professionals Overlooking In Their Portfolio?

You probably have a 401k and some protection that is available to you through your employer. These are all great ways to get your feet wet in the financial planning world. Some who have done individual research might have even opened up an IRA or 529 plan on … [Read More]

3x5 index card

Real Financial Advice from a 3×5 Card

Harold Pollack, a University of Chicago Professor wrote a 3x5 card that gave real financial advice. Most of this information is well known to most people. The problem is that although we have the information, we rarely use it. Going over financial advice may … [Read More]

Exciting Samsung Deals This Summer

The summer of 2018 is sure to be a very interesting summer as other smartphone competitors are gearing up production to meet the demands of the consumers. But with Samsung Electronics, this summer will be one with new production, exciting smartphones, and some … [Read More]