5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Improve Your Retirement Outlook

Aug 26, 2016

When most people think about retirement planning, they put the focus on growing their money. Their mood rises and falls with every roller-coaster turn of the daily stock market reports, or when they see the bottom line on their quarterly 401(k) statements. But there’s more to building a solid retirement plan, or a “Retirement Masterpiece,” […]

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Great Summer Recipes That Have Bold Flavors (and Not a Lot of Salt)

Aug 18, 2016

It’s no great secret that Americans are struggling with high blood pressure. In fact, the Center for Disease Control reports that two-thirds of American adults fall within prehypertension or hypertension ranges. This dangerous condition can lead to all kinds of issues, including heart attack, stroke and kidney disease. We also know that salt intake can […]

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5 Questions Some Financial Advisors Hope You Don’t Ask

Aug 12, 2016

An investment advisor and insurance professional’s goal it to help clients reach their financial goals so they can enjoy their retirement to the fullest. That said, it helps when people have realistic goals concerning retirement and the willingness to make the choices needed to work toward achieving those goals. That all begins with the choice […]

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Five Ways to Save While Back-to-School Shopping

Aug 05, 2016

Grab your Trapper Keeper and Troll Topper, it’s almost back to school time. And if you think it’s gotten more expensive, you’re right. According to the National Retail Federation, back-to-school spending has increased more than 40 percent in the past ten years. Given the hit to the pocketbook, going into the season with a plan […]

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Senior Living: Another Time of Life

Jul 29, 2016

Do you remember your college dorm experience? Meeting new friends, eating in the dining hall, participating in lots of fun activities. These days, senior living communities are a little like that — safe, supportive environments for a new time of life. In these comfortable and attractive settings, residents settle into private apartments surrounded by their […]

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