Guest post from David Waldrop, CFP® with Bridgeview Capital Advisors, Inc.
Savers have you been frustrated with low interest rates offered from banks? I feel your pain! Universally clients always ask where they can get a little bit better interest rate for their savings accounts. I usually tell them that they need to be patient and interest rates will rise someday. Looking to online banks is a viable alternative.
Bringing balance to our lives is something all of us strive for daily. It might be balancing your work and family life or your professional goals and your personal goals. We struggle to figure out how to best meet the demands that we are looking to accomplish. Our investments have an alignment issue at times as well.
The leaves are starting to fall and pile up which means we are less than two months away from year end. Here are a few simple things you can do to help your financial situation as we wrap up 2015.
Review Your 401k
Family’s schedules are typically packed with school, activities for you and your children and squeeze in work for you. I recognize the last thing on your mind is putting together or establishing an estate plan.
A dollar today or two down the road. That is how you should approach using your Health Savings Account (HSA). Those individuals and families who have high deductible insurance plans can participate in HSAs and contribute on a pretax basis.
Here is a great list of the different biases we exhibit whether in making a large financial decision or deciding what kind of coffee we are getting at Starbucks.
Grandparents love their grandkids! Once their own needs are looked after many grandparent’s want to help out with their grandchildren’s education.
I had my fantasy football draft on Tuesday evening.
Everyone is motivated in different ways to reach their goals. If you are a runner you might be able to jump out of bed and hit the streets to train by yourself. Or maybe you need to join a running club to help motivate you to reach your next race goal.