Is a Recession Coming?
Smart Buying With a lot of recession talk out there, we might just talk ourselves into one. We take that risk with Jim Patterson of The Kiplinger Letter. Also, dollar stores: deal or no deal?
The Haves-vs.-Have-Nots Problem Won’t Go Away Without Doing This
personal finance We need to work on improving our financial literacy – especially when it comes to women and children. Here are some ways to work toward that important goal.
By Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™ Publishedpersonal finance
Here’s What You Can Do to Counter the 3 I’s Affecting Retirement Plans
retirement planning Inflation, infrastructure, interest rates: Understanding which variables you control and crafting a plan of action can help you gain confidence in your financial future.
By Russell Strickler, CFP®, AIF Publishedretirement planning
When A ‘Lifequake’ Hits: What to Do When Your Whole World Breaks Open
personal finance If life has thrown you for a financial loop, how do you pick up the pieces? One at a time. Start small and you’ll be amazed how you can bounce back from a job loss, foreclosure or recession.
By Nancy Bell, CFP®, CDFA™ Publishedpersonal finance
Pitfalls to Avoid When Financing Your Business
small business When small-business owners look for financing, they make a lot of mistakes. Here are six common issues to steer clear of.
By H. Dennis Beaver, Esq. Publishedsmall business
7 Financial Don’ts for Every Millennial
Financial Planning Here are the seven things that millennials should absolutely stop doing to get their financial plans on track.
By Patricia Sklar, CPA, CFP®, CFA® PublishedFinancial Planning
Red-Hot Housing Market Today Could Burn Real Estate Professionals Tomorrow
real estate investing Yes, real estate is hot right now, and agents and investors are flush with cash. It’s time for real estate professionals to diversify their finances, or face the consequences when things finally cool down.
By Lisa Brown, CFP®, CIMA® Publishedreal estate investing
‘Zombie’ Mortgages Come Back to Haunt Property Owners after Great Recession
mortgages A letter from a law firm arrives out of the blue, warning that you could lose your house over a mortgage you thought was long dead. It’s happening all of the country, and here’s what to do if it happens to you.
By H. Dennis Beaver, Esq. Publishedmortgages
Why You Should Consider Commodities
Stock Market Today Besides offering protection against inflation, commodities are good diversifiers in a portfolio.
By James K. Glassman PublishedStock Market Today
A Risk-Averse Approach to Real Estate Investing
real estate investing You can invest in income property in a decidedly defensive way. Here are four conservative strategies to minimize risk while you pursue income and appreciation from investment real estate.
By Dwight Kay Publishedreal estate investing