Maybe your charitable donations should stay in your zip code? For many of us, buying locally matters. We’ve all heard the term and seen the signs: Shop Locally. Eat Locally. But let’s extend that thought for a minute: do you consider giving to your local charities? The fact is we are bombarded with requests from […]
Similar to taking care of your personal health by proactively incorporating healthy habits and annual checkups, you can also take control of your financial health when you are proactive and engaged in managing your finances. And also like your physical and mental health, your financial health requires an ongoing commitment and focus in order to […]
Sometimes, even highly-compensated individuals may find it difficult to achieve long-term success when it comes to managing their personal finances. Although they may attain a comfortable level of income, their focus may be on career development, rather than on securing their financial future. However, no matter what your income level, consider these seven steps to […]
Now that we have gone through one of the most serious financial crisis in our country’s history, certain lessons should have been learned by anyone who had money invested in the financial markets prior to October 2007 when the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hit a high of 14,093. Exactly one year later, the DJIA […]
Here are various examples of how easy it can be to start on a road that could cost you a lot of grief and money.