No matter what scientists say about the actual start of summer, for many people, Memorial Day is the beginning of the summer season. Lots of magazines and TV shows will tell you that if you haven’t already planned a summer vacation, it is not too late. This is certainly true and you may be able to snag a last-minute deal. However, a financial advisor might caution you to look before you leap. This does not mean that you shouldn’t get a vacation but that you shouldn’t ignore the principles of financial planning as you contemplate your summer getaway.
If you are mother or are considering motherhood, a Fee-Only financial planner can help you manage your money so you aren’t overwhelmed. When you put effort into financial planning, you are not only securing your financial future, you are setting a great example for your children.
Yahoo! recently reported on the results of research that estimated it will cost $227,000-$287,000 to raise a child born in 2010 and that doesn’t include costs related to pregnancy or college tuition. And CNN Money recently reported on mothers who say, “I can’t afford to work.” If you are one of these women, …Read More
Remember that old commercial where a woman sang about how she could ‘bring home the bacon and fry it up in a pan?’ Even if you don’t, you are probably at least aware that many women have a lot of responsibilities at home and at work. While men are sometimes seen as people who primarily work outside of the home, women often get the message that they are expected work in and outside of the home. And some women find it difficult to divide their time between the two. Plus, no matter where they work or focus their …Read More
If you wonder why a financial advisor would ask you about a specific kind of insurance, remember that medical care, which can be a major expense and at age, can become even more costly as a person gets older. People are living longer these days, but getting older could mean that you are no longer in the best of health and may need continuous medical care. Even …Read More
Rather than beat yourself up this year (again) because you waited until the last minute and felt all the stress that …Read More