Archive for September, 2013

When opposites attract

September 27th, 2013 Cindy Roberts

In 2009, researchers at the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern discovered that, when it comes to love and money, opposites attract. Using surveys of married adults, the study revealed that “tightwads” and “spendthrifts” tend to marry each other. While no couple is perfectly matched when it comes to money, when two […]

Are you using technology to simplify your life?

September 20th, 2013 Melissa Payne

While the amount of technology in our daily lives can be overwhelming at times, it can also have a dramatic impact on our productivity levels. When you use technology to simplify your life, you are not just making things easier you’re also making yourself more efficient and productive. Financial institutions across the country have made […]

How to give back the right way

September 13th, 2013 madmin

This material was prepared for Kevin Mote, LPL Financial Advisor, use. It’s a great feeling to be financially stable enough to give back to non-profits and other organizations you support. But where do you start? And how much of your disposable income should you donate, as opposed to putting into your nest egg? Here are […]

7 tips to help you have the money talk with your aging parents

September 6th, 2013 Kathy Cohea

Talking about financial matters is never an easy thing. And for many people, things tend to get particularly challenging when it comes time to have the money talk with aging parents. Whether it’s the fear of facing death, an ongoing taboo that revolves around discussing finances or other family matters, many people avoid talking about […]