College and Coronavirus: No, Gap Years Aren’t Free

August 3, 2020

These gap years will have nothing to do with introspective soul-searching and everything to do with the fact that many colleges and universities will be closed for at least the fall semester.

Council Approves Tax Increases, Cuts to Police

July 13, 2020

Against the mayor’s urging to hold off, the Council voted to raise an extra $63 million by increasing some business and other taxes, including a three-percent tax on all advertising.  

The Best Financial Advice During Times of Uncertainty

March 26, 2020

A good historical example comes from the market crash of 2008. If you stayed on course and held your investment through that bottom until today, you’d be sitting on a 244-percent gain!

The Only New Year’s Resolution You Need

January 15, 2020

As I scanned the headlines this month, I couldn’t help but chuckle to myself at the stories that alternately encouraged resolutions around financial planning (“Save $1 Million Dollars!”) and weight […]

What Your Long-Term Care Insurance Won’t Cover

October 22, 2019

LTC insurance is much more like hurricane insurance than it is like Medicare — it’s there for you when disaster strikes, but you need other means of protection to help you weather life’s smaller storms.

Tech Tip: Set Up Bank Alerts Now

April 8, 2019

Setting up those alerts will allow you to spot and report fraudulent activity before the money has already been siphoned into a cybercriminal’s hands.

For the Love of Money … and Each Other

January 22, 2019

The biggest hurdle most couples will face isn’t managing their day-to-day finances. It’s managing their finances in a way that ensures both parties can achieve their dreams.

Tech Tip: Is Complying With PCI Requirements Good Enough?

December 24, 2018

While the PCI architecture and requirements overlap with network security issues, a network security audit will take a deeper look into how you utilize the technology you own.

The Next Recession: How to Weather the Storm

December 17, 2018

To protect your money before, during and after a recession, here’s a rundown on five separate portfolios our columnist would recommend setting aside.

Amid Shopping Is Giving Tuesday

November 26, 2018

What’s your favorite charity? Something in the neighborhood, across the nation or at the other side of the world? Tuesday is your chance to make your choice on the stage […]