An emergency fund may help alleviate the stress associated with a financial crisis. Have you ever had one of those months? The water heater stops heating, the dishwasher stops washing, and your family ends up on a first-name basis with the nurse at urgent care. Then,...Read More
Your Emergency Fund: How Much is Enough?
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market. Did you know that nearly $10 trillion in assets are benchmarked to the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Index, including about $3.5 trillion in index assets? (1) The S&P 500 is ubiquitous....Read More
The “dirty dozen” favored by criminals & cheats. Year after year, criminals try to scam certain taxpayers. Year after year, certain taxpayers resort to schemes in an effort to put one over on the Internal Revenue Service (I.R.S.). These cons occur year-round, not just during tax...Read More
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially. We constantly hear how important it is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. That is not always easy, especially in the face of temptation or the easy option of procrastination. For some, the...Read More