What’s the formula for great financial advice?

Financial advice is easy to come by. Great advice? Not so much. So, how do you know if you are getting great advice from your financial advisor?  There are a couple of points that I believe need to be reviewed in order to determine if you are getting great financial advice. Great Financial Advice Checklist…

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Financial Planning for Retirement

Is retirement a right or luxury? The goal for many working Americans is to retire, but some would like to retire earlier. What’s a reasonable retirement age?  45, 50, 55, 60, 70 never? Of course, that’s up to you — if you’re willing to work hard. Retiring early or achieving your financial independence can be…

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How can you reduce your debt?

Reducing debt can be hard work. Especially in today’s economy with job losses, gas prices all over the place, government actions that leave us guessing. It’s no wonder that many American’s are up to their eyeballs in debt. Debt is a lot like sleepwalking; you just wake up and have no idea how you got…

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Are you getting smart investment advice?

Is smart investment advice priceless?  How can you put a price on smart investment advice?  How can you afford not to pay for smart investment advice?  Isn’t attempting to make money the reason people enter the investment world?   If it’s too good to be true, is it? Investment money isn’t easy.  If it were, more…

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Are You Really Diversified?

How many different flavors of ice cream can you name? Now, how many different brands of ice cream can you name? What does ice cream have to do what investing? First a definition of diversification.  According to the website Investopedia.com, since we all search for our answers online.  Says, “Diversification is a risk management technique that mixes…

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How to get a Financial Boost

Times are tough right now and it may be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Volatility in the markets may seem never ending. Don’t give up and run for the hills just yet! Reevaluate your financial plan and what you have set for your short term and long term goals.…

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