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The COVID pandemic created a prolonged period of economic uncertainty that has left an indelible mark on individuals and businesses across the globe. While it is natural to become anxious and question whether you are fully prepared for the current period and any challenges that may arise in the future, you should focus your attention […]

If you received a year-end bonus, congratulations! As gratifying as it may be to splurge on something you can enjoy immediately, you may want to take a few moments to consider how you can maximize those dollars for the long term. Following are seven smart money moves to help you use a windfall of money […]

There is a lot going on in the world right now, from geopolitical conflict outside of the United States, to internal political drama within. In this episode, the South Florida relatable finance guys discuss how to block out the noise of bond yields rising, and a volatile stock market, then piecing it all together to […]

A financial plan is a written document that lays out your future financial, business and lifestyle goals and maps out comprehensive strategies for achieving them. Contrary to popular belief, financial planning is not just for the wealthy. Instead, it is a critical planning tool that can help individuals at all income levels make informed financial […]

It is good practice to assess your physical and mental well-being regularly to identify changes you may make to improve your current circumstances. For some, this may result in simply eating a healthier diet, committing to a more rigorous exercise routine or working with a therapist or other licensed medical professional. The same advice applies […]

The death of a spouse can be one of the most devastating events in an individual’s life. Not only must surviving spouses cope with the emotional, mental and physical turmoil of their crushing grief, but they will also face a tsunami of legal and financial decisions, including the responsibility to pay their bills, keep the […]

Women spend a significant portion of their lives putting their families first, tending to the needs of husbands, children and aging parents often before themselves. The problem is that as they approach retirement age, many women find themselves without ample savings to carry them through their golden years. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, working […]

According to Pew Research Center, half of adults ages 18 to 29 were living with one or both of their parents in 2022. This was down from a peak of 52% in June 2020 but still significantly higher than the 44 percent who were living with their parents in 2010. While these living arrangements can […]

Growing a family, buying a home and retiring from your professional career are exciting life events that people talk about but few plan for. If you put off planning for these happy occasions, imagine how little time you devote to preparing for life’s unfortunate realities, such as losing a job, becoming disabled or passing away, […]

The equity markets provide investors with opportunities to build wealth, but not without risks. Before putting any money into the public markets or any investment vehicles, you should take the time to consider your long-term goals, risk tolerance and time horizon. When these factors are accounted for in a well-thought-out strategy, you may be better prepared […]