‘Twas the week before the holidays
And all through the house
The wifi’s on overload
Ugh…I just spilled “hot cocoa” on my new work blouse.
Most people think of life insurance as just insurance that can pay for funeral expenses and leave some money for those who are left behind. But life insurance is misunderstood and has uses far beyond what you might imagine. While paying for final expenses and having income replacement is really important for those you love, life insurance can be so much more. (more…)
Alas, the holiday season is upon us. And as much as I find myself delighted by light displays as it turns dark at 4:30 pm and holiday movies streaming 24/7; I also find myself struggling with very un-holiday like emotions – sadness, powerlessness, and grief. Norman Rockwell holiday images of “Dashing Through the Snow” be damned!
2016 has been a tumultuous year. Geo-political conflicts aside; in my small department at work – between 6 people – we have experienced the death of 11 loved ones in addition to multiple critical illnesses of family and friends. And while I work with an outstanding group of professionals, I know that inside, grief blankets our hearts like a heavy snowfall. Maybe this is you too this holiday season? (more…)
It’s the holiday season and your schedule may be filled with parties, cookie making, and spending time with family and friends. But you better not pout, you better not cry, we’re telling you why. While Santa Claus is coming to town this month; in a few short months so is tax-time. Read our year-end financial tips that might help keep you off the naughty list come April 15th. (more…)
“You know what I mean right?”… Well actually, I don’t. How many times have you had a conversation only to walk away not really understanding what was said? Probably more times than any of us care to admit. We don’t ask questions because we don’t want to look dumb; especially when it comes to financial products and services. (more…)