Tag Archives | investment

business team looking at clipboard

I is for the Importance of starting an IRA early

Saving, and especially saving for retirement is the last thing anyone wants to do with their new paycheck, especially those who are too young to grasp its importance. But often people learn the importance of retirement savings a little too late. Starting an IRA early in life is imperative to a successful financial future. Here are some […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Multi ethnic friends tourists with map in old city

H is for How Money Influences Our Lives

Spending wisely is not a bad practice, and many of us need to watch our spending, but if our primary focus is on getting the best deal for the lowest price, what message is this sending our mind, body, and soul? Scientist have been studying the relationship between money and happiness for decades, and most […]

Read full story Comments are closed

G is for Gathering Important Life Documents

Why is this so important? Life is full of unexpected happenings and having all of your important essential documents and personal directives in one place can help you and your loved ones deal more efficiently in a time of crisis. Even if you never experience a crisis, you’ll be relieved that you spent the time […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Retirement plan Abstract concept digital illustration

D is for Do Your Homework before You Retire

Retirement is a life changing event, but being adequately prepared will make the transition an easier one. If you are about to retire and don’t have a plan, please consider making one now.  Here are some issues you will be facing as you move into retirement. Retirement Budget Make a list of all future cost: […]

Read full story Comments are closed
untitled-graphic (86)

Happy Labor Day!

Read full story Comments are closed
stock index

X is for e”X”actly what is a Stock Market Index?

An index is a selection of securities that help provide a glimpse into the broader market. For example, its calculation is based on prices of a collection of similar stocks; this helps give a general idea of how the market is performing in this particular market or segment.  When you hear the market is up […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Worried woman checking documents

W is for Why “Worry” About Your Money

Money may be a thing of constant worry in many of our lives. Usually, money dictates how we live our lives: what we eat, what we drive, what we wear and where we live, etc. It’s okay to think often about money and how it affects your life. But, when the worry turns into an […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Internet of Things Concept

T is for Tell me what does Internet of “Things” (IoT) mean exactly?

  “The Internet of things has the potential to change the world, just as the internet did. Maybe even more so.” — Kevin Ashton The Internet of Things or “IoT” is a phrase that describes the merging of connected devices and applications which participate together on the internet. All of these connected devices are being […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Risk vs. Volatility

R is for Risk vs. Volatility

Let’s take a look: What do volatility and risk mean in terms of your investments? Volatility – is when trading prices for a given security or market index fluctuate  up or down, indicating uncertainty or risk in the amount of change in a security’s value. In other words,  securities may go up and down in […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Featured Lifestyler: Ann Benjamin Zuraw

  Ann Zuraw has a strong focus on working with women to help develop a holistic plan to best protect their financial futures as they transition through different stages of their lives. It has been her life goal to learn as much as possible about managing money and in turn, educate others to make positive choices.   It’s because of her passion and experience we […]

Read full story Comments are closed