September 17

September 17

WEEKLY QUOTE “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” Walter Bagehot WEEKLY TIP If you recently received a promotion or raise, you need not spend more money simply because you have it. Counter the temptation to buy this or that with the...
September 10

September 10

WEEKLY QUOTE “Part of being a hero is knowing when you don’t need to be one anymore.” Alan moore WEEKLY TIP If you plan to age in place, think about the future upkeep of your home. Could the cost of maintenance and “senior upgrades” to enhance safety and...
September 3

September 3

WEEKLY QUOTE “Look before you leap.” AESOP WEEKLY TIP Retirement plans should be updated with time. As your financial situation changes, your plan should change and evolve. WEEKLY RIDDLE It can hurt and make people bleed, but in another environment, its smaller...
August 27

August 27

WEEKLY QUOTE “He who learns but does not think, is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.” WEEKLY TIP Certain life insurance policies now offer long-term care riders. If premiums for a standalone LTC policy seem too expensive, consider these...
August 20

August 20

WEEKLY QUOTE “Nature does nothing uselessly.” Aristotle WEEKLY TIP Many people plan for retirement without giving much thought to life expectancy. What if you live much longer than you think you will? As you near retirement, take this possibility into account....
August 13

August 13

WEEKLY QUOTE “Do not accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.” SAMUEL JOHNSON WEEKLY TIP This year, the Internal Revenue Service eased the “use it or lose it” rule on Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). In the past, funds you directed into an FSA had to...