Financial Basics

Why a Premarital Agreement Matters

In recent weeks, we have covered topics including Financial Survivorship Basics for Couples and Financial Planning When You Find Love, Again. Today, we will discuss why it is important to consider a premarital agreement. If you are planning to get married, you need to consider the advisability of a premarital (prenup) agreement. This is true […]

Does Renting Make Sense in Today’s Market?

Last week we discussed principles to abide by when thinking of purchasing a home. First, a quick review of the key points: Establish a cash reserve for unforeseen expenses. Prioritize your savings. DO NOT exceed 28% of gross income AFTER SAVINGS on your mortgage payment. This week, I want to discuss why renting may be […]

Avoiding Online Phishing Scams

Online hacking/phishing scams are becoming more prevalent by the day. In addition to the volume of these scams, the hackers themselves are becoming more brazen and sophisticated in their methods, which requires a heightened sense of alert. Everyone should have their guard up, especially the elderly and those who are not experienced with technology. Follow […]

S.M.A.R.T. Goals to Help Shape your New Year’s Resolutions

The changing of the year is often a time when folks think of making their New Years Resolutions (or other positive changes in their lives). Most often those changes usually involve fitness or money. Unfortunately, most people are not great at keeping up with their resolutions throughout the year. For weekly insights, follow The Welch […]

Summer Job Success

Summer is fast approaching, and high schools and colleges will soon adjourn.  If you have not already found your summer job, now is the time to get started.  You want it to be a good experience for you, and you want it to be a good experience for your employer.  Here are tips to help […]