October 16, 2017
Imagine your retirement dreams put on hold or compromised, your savings and investment accounts reduced and your loved ones incommunicative or at odds with each other.
This terrible state is reality for families ravaged by addiction.
OxyContin, heroin and other opioids can cost an addict hundreds…
October 09, 2017
When you create your financial and investment strategies for retirement, what will you need to know?
Consider the following:
■ Age at retirement: Your retirement date likely will be heavily influenced by your financial situation – so, if you have to keep working, that’s what…
October 02, 2017
Junk emailers, phishers and spammers are an unpleasant reality in today’s world of electronic communications.
Their actions can make it challenging for legitimate organizations to get through spam filters and have their email messages delivered and read.
According to the Radicati Group, which…
September 25, 2017
The stock market has enjoyed an extended period of strong performance that dates back to the end of the last bear market in early 2009.
While stock market performance can be measured in a myriad of ways, it’s the Dow Jones Industrial Average that has surpassed several one thousand point…
September 18, 2017
In today’s digital age, it’s more important than ever to pay attention to your online reputation.
Just like your home or office, your online presence needs a spring cleaning to get rid of old unwanted items, brush the dust off what’s valuable, and make sure there are no surprises…
September 11, 2017
Mobile technology has revolutionized and transformed businesses.
Tech-savvy business owners have become increasingly reliant on devices such as the iPad and the Samsung Galaxy S8 to increase productivity and profitability, while staying connected with customers and employees.
The use of wireless…
August 28, 2017
On Sept. 22, we celebrate American Business Women's Day. If you're a woman planning to go into business for yourself, keep these five tips in mind:
Balance your goals. It’s possible — perhaps even likely — that your business goals will conflict with your personal financial…
August 21, 2017
Most business folk have a general idea of the executive summary that comes with the traditional business plan. However, in business, summaries can be useful much more often than just in the business plan.
Here are four uses with when and how to put them to work for your business.
The summary to…
August 14, 2017
Whether they're snatching your purse, diving into your dumpster, stealing your mail or hacking into your computer, they're out to get you.
Who are they? Identity thieves.
Identity thieves can empty your bank account, max out your credit cards, open new accounts in your name and purchase furniture,…
August 07, 2017
Diversification is a key to investment success. So, you might think that if diversifying your investments is a good idea, it might also be wise to diversify your investment providers.
Let's consider the first half of the “diversification” question – namely, how does diversifying…