° empty

Business Columns

What do new investors really need to know?

If you’re starting out as an investor, you might be feeling overwhelmed. After all, it seems like there’s just so much to know. How can ... Read more

Are you prepared for a confident retirement?

The Retirement Check-In study found on average, Americans nearing retirement report a gap of nearly $200,000 between what they have saved, and what they believe ... Read more

Don’t get trampled by just running with the herd

Every year in early July, thousands of people “run with the bulls” in Pamplona, Spain. While the event is exciting, it is also hazardous, and ... Read more

Retirement derailed: Are your savings on track?

Recent research has uncovered an upsetting trend in financial planning in America: Many Americans nearing retirement are under-prepared. But less studied are the reasons why ... Read more

Help elderly loved ones avoid financial abuse

It’s unfortunate, but true: The elderly population may be the most vulnerable group in our society. Read more

Your home repairs may qualify for tax savings

As summer approaches and improvements around the house need tending to, remember there is still time to make some energy-saving improvements that could qualify for ... Read more

Are you sure your toys are properly insured?

The ATV Mud Nationals in Jacksonville, Texas were held recently. Literally thousands of people brought their four-wheelers and side-by-sides modified to the max to compete ... Read more

Can you calculate your real retirement number?

The million dollar question many of those preparing for retirement ask themselves is simply stated but not necessarily easy to answer — how much money ... Read more

Investors can learn from the diets of top swimmers

Summer isn’t here yet, but it’s getting close. And for many people, the arrival of summer means it’s time for swimming at the local pool ... Read more

You can prevent identity theft and protect yourself

Tax identity theft is a growing problem within the United States, and it’s on the rise. Read more

Is your portfolio diversified enough to ride the wave?

Life is full of ups and downs — and the financial markets are no different. Read more

Know what’s driving your insurance costs up

When I do renewals for my clients, I always try to prepare them for the upcoming year in insurance. There are many uncertainties in the ... Read more

Should you prepare to fall off a fiscal cliff?

As an investor, you can sometimes feel you’re at the mercy of forces beyond your control. Read more

Business valuation can be valuable to your business

Business valuation is the process to estimate the economic value of an owner’s interest in a business. The valuation process usually determines an estimate of ... Read more

What does investment landscape look like in 2012?

As an investor, you know that 2011 was a somewhat “choppy” year, with the financial markets going through many ups and downs. So what can ... Read more

Grandparents may need to balance gifts and goals

If you’re a grandparent yourself, you already know the joy your grandchildren bring you, and through the years, you have probably been generous with them ... Read more

Does your business have year-end tax opportunities?

Constant political gridlock over the past three years in Washington, D.C has made traditional tax planning a difficult endeavor for U.S businesses and their tax ... Read more

What are reasons to create an investment strategy?

Some people buy investments here and there, now and then. Others open an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), put some money in it, and then forget ... Read more

Start preparing now for any unexpected water woes

Water damage can occur almost anywhere in your house. Water-using appliances and fixtures, such as refrigerators with icemakers, dishwashers, washing machines, toilets and water heaters ... Read more

Your employees and you: Human resources simplified

When running your business there is no shortage of things that keep you busy and distracted from selling, product development, marketing and the long list ... Read more

< Newer | Older >