With a new bear market settling in, new opportunities for a prosperous investment can feel few and far between. However, this current bear market caused by the COVID-19 crisis feels like a new beast entirely. In many ways, the US’ economy has been turned upside-down by this infectious disease...

Investing in the Wake of COVID-19

by Garrett Modlin on


By now, there’s a good chance that the recent market downturn resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has left you questioning your investment strategy. In fact, there’s a good chance that you lost a good chunk of change during the rapid sell-offs in early-mid March. But now that the sudden...

Navigating a Financial Crisis

by Garrett Modlin on

During a crisis, you need answers, and your financial advisor knows this. It is a scramble to find the right information, and sometimes you do not even know whom to call. So, what do you do? Well, luckily for you, we have spent some time thinking about this and have come up with some of the most...

Proper financial planning should always be a focus, but for those who are dealing with a physically ill spouse or loved one, it is crucial. There are several financial considerations that you will need to ponder, and naturally, these will not work with every situation, and chatting with a...

Why You Should Monitor Your Credit

by Garrett Modlin on

Let’s state up front that you don’t need a credit monitoring service to stay on top of your credit status. For people who are diligent and deliberate in monitoring their own credit, they can do so by accessing a free credit report from each of the credit bureaus once per year. And, for the credit...

Identity thieves and credit card scammers are more relentless than ever in their pursuit of your personal financial information, and as more people are opting to conduct their shopping and their financial transactions online, the number of scams increases proportionately.  Armed with nothing more...

8 Things successful people do NOT do every day

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If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you'll get huge returns — in productivity, in improved relationships, and in personal well-being — from adding these items to your not-to-do list:

Every day, promise yourself you won't:

1. Wait until you're sure you will succeed.

You can...

Continuously discussing money with your child can teach them valuable lessons about spending, saving and giving.

Steve Schaffer, CEO of the coupon website, created a unique allowance system to help teach his three children, ages 10, 12 and 14, about money. He and his wife dole out $5...

The Windfall of Having More Women in Charge

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Companies with more balanced leadership do a better job recruiting and retaining talented workers, thus reducing the costs, according to a new study.

When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a...

Did you think the glass ceiling was a relic of the past? Not so much.

Even if there weren't plenty of statistics to demonstrate continued gender bias in the workplace, the marketplace, and in financing for start-ups, a depressing stories out of Silicon Valley makes it brutally clear just how far we...

Understanding Investment Risk

by John Harrison on

All investors – be they conservative, moderate or aggressive – need to understand that the level of returns they expect to generate is directly related to the amount of risk they are willing to assume – the higher the return, the higher the amount of risk one may need to take. It probably doesn’t...

Why You Should Take More Vacation Days

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You should take more vacation days, not less. Care2 explains why it is good for your health:


Why You Really Shouldn’t Skip Your Vacation Days

Diana Vilibert
December 3, 2014
6:00 pm

Still have vacation days left in the bank for 2014? Start planning a...