Year: 2016

“Make Money Like Trump”

Fear, fear, fear.  Yes, there is a lot of fear since the presidential election.  The morning after the election I ran into a long-term acquaintance who told me, “This weekend, I’m placing my home on the market and I’m moving to Canada!”  Of course, I thought he was joking.  He wasn’t.  This is a person […]

“Obamacare: What Happens Now?”

Wow! This has been the craziest presidential election of our lifetime…maybe of all time.  With Donald Trump staging an unprecedented upset victory over Hillary Clinton, what is the future of Obamacare?  One of the cornerstones of the Trump campaign was a pledge to dismantle Obamacare which has experienced eye-popping escalation of premiums as well as […]

“All I Want for Christmas is…”

Perhaps the best gift you could give yourself for Christmas is no new debt.  Next to Alabama and Auburn football, the holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year and each of us has a tendency to go a bit overboard with gift-giving and spending.  As a result, too many people […]

“Make This Your Best Thanksgiving”

As Thanksgiving Day quickly approaches, it’s my observation that most people’s lives become more frantic and hectic.  Whether it’s travel plans or planning the Thanksgiving Day meal, people have more to do and less time to do it.  If you want to make this the best Thanksgiving ever, consider these four tips: Write down your […]

“Clinton Versus Trump: Who’s Best for Your Wallet?“

This is certainly the craziest presidential election that I’ve ever witnessed.  While the is typically only one consideration for database consulting, it is often an important one.  I asked two associates Brett Norris and Foster Hyde, CFP®, CFA to scour each candidate’s website and compare their proposed changes in tax policy. Higher Income Earners […]

“Medicare – What You Must Do Right Now”

If you are on Medicare, you are facing a quickly approaching deadline and making changes could save you thousands of dollars. My partner, Kimberly Reynolds, MS, CFP® gives tips on how to research and find the best plan for you in 2017. Stewart:  What is the deadline to make changes for 2017? Kimberly: Medicare open […]