Remember: Your Named Beneficiaries

Remember: Your Named Beneficiaries

I always prefer fall cleaning to spring cleaning because I’m beautifying the place I will be stuck in for most of the winter. If you’re fall cleaning too, you can make this a time to gather your important documents, review them, and make a forever home for them. There...
Your Baby’s IRA Is So Cute!

Your Baby’s IRA Is So Cute!

Saving early on has some obvious advantages — and some larger lessons for life in general.  For example: How great is compound interest? If you make a one-time, $6,000 contribution to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) when your child is 15, it will grow to...
An Ounce of Prevention

An Ounce of Prevention

The cost of winter seems to go up every year — and not just in money. If you’re not prepared for it, it can be a time-stealer, too. I know someone whose life was turned upside down when a secondary branch of an ancient oak tree came crashing through his roof. Crews...