Amazon, Covid and Christmas

Twenty-twenty has been a year of change. Covid has lasted longer than any of us wished. We learned to work at distance, learn at distance, and shop at distance. We visit with friends and family at distance. We learned to cook and bake at home out of necessity. For most, Thanksgiving was a disappointment, and now Christmas is upon us. More disappointments as we realize that the holiday guest lists are going to be severely restricted – or completely nonexistent.

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Now May Be The Time For A Financial Reassessment

We’re experiencing a period of upheaval in the world today, which has also had an impact on the economy and markets. Given the spike in volatility and uncertainty we’re seeing in the broader economy, it may be time to step back and carefully review your financial life. Take some time to assess where you stand…

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Help Your Graduate Get On Solid Financial Ground

With graduation season drawing to a close, many recent graduates are making their first major decisions about the future – where to live, which job to take and how to spend their non-working hours. Stepping out on their own often comes with another big first – being financially independent. While this newfound control can be…

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6 Ways The $2 Trillion Stimulus Package May Help You

In response to the severe economic fallout stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, a record $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package was enacted at the end of March. The wide-ranging CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act is designed to help ease the financial hardships many Americans are facing. You may be wondering what, if any,…

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Help your child get a handle on student loan debt

Many parents have children who have accrued significant debt while they are in college. College graduates often have multiple loans – each one requiring its own payments on its own due date each month. Aside from parents giving money, there are steps they can encourage their child to take to help manage those debts. If…

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