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Getting back to basics: Why a financial game plan is so important.

Many of us are familiar with the expression, “failing to plan is planning to fail.” As an Agent with New York Life, I can assure you that—when it comes to financial goals and objectives—this old adage still rings true. 420 more words

Financial Planning

4 Tips for Planning for Financial Emergencies

We don’t always know when the unexpected will happen. That doesn’t mean we can’t plan for it though. In fact, one of the best things you can do for your finances is to look ahead and prepare for the inevitable emergency. 481 more words

Financial Advice

4 Easy Ways to Start Building Your Emergency Fund

Things happen. And then we have to spend money. Hopefully you’ve got some money put away to help out with life’s curve balls. If you don’t, it’s time to start that emergency fund. 312 more words

Saving Money

Do You Have an Emergency Fund?

If you had an unexpected emergency expense of $400, would you be able to pay for it? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. Forty-six percent of Americans said they would have difficulty with an emergency expense of $400.¹ Furthermore, 140 million Americans have little or no savings at all.² 124 more words

Are You Saving Enough In Your Thirties?

Multiple friends recently asked me about savings accounts- the best places to have them as well how much to save. A few optimistic questioners asked if there were places where 5% or 10% in interest exists- or even more. 684 more words


The Case Against Emergency Funds

Most financial advisors will probably tell you to establish an emergency savings account. I personally am a fan of the emergency fund strategy, but it is different for every person, depending on what kinds of risks they have in their lives. 655 more words


Month End: April Snapshot

Honestly this month has been a month of miracles. I honestly believe because my wife and I honored God at the beginning of the year that He has put favor on our year so far. 479 more words