Your Voice of Financial Reason

Our Voice of Financial Reason

Mon, 03/03/2014

A perennially hot topic in personal finance is the debate over whether to buy or rent a home. Today, my point of view is likely a minority one. I believe you should seriously consider owning your home.

This is a significant issue. For most people, housing... Read More

Wed, 02/26/2014

Life is a continuum—an accumulation of experiences that shape how we view ourselves, our families, and our world.  When we reflect on these experiences, we come to realize that our lives have been—and will be—permeated by change. 

Therefore, it is... Read More

Sat, 02/01/2014

Financial capability is defined as the capacity—based on knowledge, skills, and access—to manage financial resources effectively. 

All parents, of course, hope their children will grow up to be financially responsible, savvy, and confident adults. ... Read More

Tue, 01/28/2014

Alan Spector and Keith Lawrence wrote Your Retirement Quest based on a decade of research and interviews with more than 200 retirees. For more about Alan and... Read More

Fri, 01/24/2014

I recently got a new smartphone. In the setup process, I was presented with all sorts of options. Selecting a language was pretty easy, but I had to think harder about some of the other ones. Did I want the phone to use my location? Did I want to share data... Read More

Sat, 01/18/2014

One of the most important things parents can teach their children about money has to do with the delay of gratification. If children can only be satisfied with instant... Read More

Tue, 01/14/2014

Over the past several years, many Americans have begun to question their ability to prepare for a financially secure retirement.  This awareness now begs the question, how will pre-retirees adjust their retirement expectations to match their economic realities? 

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Fri, 01/10/2014

This is a must-watch PBS FRONTLINE documentary for those concerned about securing a comfortable retirement. As fiduciaries, we are extremely proud to always act in the best interests of our clients as we deliver independent advice to help them achieve their financial goals. 

To watch the... Read More

Thu, 12/19/2013

There are a lot of things that come with having children, such as sports, camps, lessons and other activities that can stretch the family budget. Carl Richards, director of investor education for the BAM ALLIANCE, writes that there are other things to consider than just money when it comes to... Read More

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