Wedding Bliss On A Budget

Wedding Bliss On A Budget

When thinking
about what topic to write on for my blog post this week, I decided to write
about something that I personally learned a lot about this year: weddings. My
husband & I got married in April and it was an eye opening experience. Of
course I knew the cost of weddings were increasing at an exponential rate, but
I had no idea […]

Is it Time to Dodge the Draft?

Is it Time to Dodge the Draft?

No, you are not going to have to avoid a Government draft. But with
winter coming, you might want to do somethings about that drafty house.  Some simple inexpensive projects could save
you up to 18% on your energy bills this winter. 
Here are four projects you should look at doing.

  1. Durable Weather Stripping.  Take a look at your exterior doors.  […]

Why I Kicked My College Graduate Out of the House

Why I Kicked My College Graduate Out of the House

When my oldest child was about to
graduate from college earlier this year, I made a strategic decision: We
were going to kick her out of the house and get her living on her own.

Do you think I am a bad parent? Or, am I taking the steps that more parents should today–getting […]

Green Eggs and Van

Green Eggs and Van

When my son was a small child, he loved when I would read
him Dr. Seuss books.  Stories like ‘Oh
the Things you can Think’, or ‘To think I saw it on Mulberry Street’ were some
of his favorites.   Maybe it was the
funny stories.  Or maybe it was the
made-up words.  But he kept asking me to
read them again and again. 

What he did […]

Do this with your 401(k) as the market tanks

Do this with your 401(k) as the market tanks

There’s one market correlation you can count on: When the markets plummet, calls to 401(k) plan providers go up.

If you’re like a lot of people, you’re also reaching for the phone — or just looking for reassurance that your nest egg will still be OK.

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Ted Jenkin named as a Top 10 Advisor

Ted Jenkin named as a Top 10 Advisor

Ted Jenkin named as a Top 10 Advisor from the just released Investopedia 100 Top Financial Advisors of 2019!

What Insurance Moves Do I Make With Hurricane Florence?

What Insurance Moves Do I Make With Hurricane Florence?

With another major hurricane hitting the east cost over the past week, torrential downpour and flooding, and more than 1,000,000 without power, the questions will be coming soon on what to do insurance wise regarding hurricane Florence.  When any of our homes have floods, it can be difficult […]

Why This Tech Bubble Isn’t Like The Last Tech Bubble

Why This Tech Bubble Isn’t Like The Last Tech Bubble

It has been 18 years since the ‘dot-com’ bubble happened in 2000, and many people are wondering when Ctrl + Alt + Delete button might get clicked again in their portfolio.  As the NASDAQ gently clipped the 8,000 mark this past week, there have been many […]

Five Important Money Questions To Ask Your Parents

Five Important Money Questions To Ask Your Parents

Almost ten years ago, I wrote an original article about important money questions to ask your parents.  As family units become more complex and brothers and sisters get stretched out across America, there are crucial money questions you want to ask your parents to make sure that their overall financial […]

The New Way To Pay For College Debt

The New Way To Pay For College Debt

If there isn’t enough pressure for kids to get into college today, the pressure is mounting on the pressure for kids to pay off their college debt.  With student debt obligations now surpassing credit card obligations with more than 1.4 trillion dollars in outstanding debt, the question is looming about […]