Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

April is financial literacy month. The TIAA Institute recently conducted a survey on U.S. financial literacy, asking 28 basic questions about retirement saving, debt management, budgeting, and other financial matters. The average respondent answered only about half of...
THE REWARDS OF LONG-TERM INVESTING

THE REWARDS OF LONG-TERM INVESTING

The dream of a secure retirement, college funding, or a vacation home may be the financial “prize” you’re keeping your eyes on. But it’s hard for investors, even seasoned ones, to stay focused in the face of market volatility.  During a down market, your brain...
Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

No matter where you live in the United States, odds are you’ll eventually experience some kind ofnatural disaster that impacts your home, your family, your lifestyle and even your income. Statistics saythese costly disasters are happening more and more frequently, and...