Reaching Financial Independence On Any Income

By: Nadia Busseuil The movement is gaining popularity, but the news still hasn’t reached the majority of women. F.I.R.E. is an acronym that stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. Even if retiring early is not your main agenda, the premise of F.I.R.E....

6 Ways to Help Your Elderly Parents With Finances

By: Venessa Worthington Whatever age your parents are, it’s never too soon to begin talking with them about their finances. You want to be sure your parents are well taken care of, so it’s vital to check in with them on their money situation. Here are six...
Protecting Yourself and Your Loved Ones From Credit Scams

Protecting Yourself and Your Loved Ones From Credit Scams

By: Marguerita M. ChengHow to Protect Your Credit from ScamsProtecting your credit from scams is an ongoing battle. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you’re not alone. Research shows people aren’t as savvy at identifying scams as they think they are....

Selecting Your Beneficiaries

by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFAOne of my best friends is going through a divorce. Over the phone last night, she provided an endearing account of her efforts to make a clean break and start over. Apparently, she even remembered to take her ex out of her will. This...

When Your Parents Need Help

by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFAA new Starbucks just opened a block from my office – what a treat! It was an even bigger treat to run into an old friend there yesterday. Catching up over lattes (hot chocolate for me since I am pregnant), I learned that she has a...