Tag: finance

Finance: Be smart about your credit card use

By Adron Krekeler Americans are paying more than ever for credit. According to a recent report, credit cards now carry an average interest rate of...

Finance: Ten tips for year-end tax planning

By John J. Renner II Where did 2019 go? It feels like we just finished filling out our 2018 tax returns and now it’s almost...

Finance: Planning your transition to retirement

By Shannon Rowan Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Countless factors can influence retirement security. Perhaps...

Finance: Now is a good time to take out a business...

By R. Bruce Gemmill Last month the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates .25 basis points. Usually the FED lowers rates to bolster an uncertain or...

Finance: Legal planning for your newly adult child

By Kim Fiske In the excitement and apprehension of saying goodbye to high school friends, packing to leave home and selecting new classes, it’s easy...

Finance: Finding your financial personality: Are you a maverick or a...

By Brand Point When it comes to managing your finances, are you more likely to be spontaneous and optimistic or stick to a formal plan?...

Finance: Save for college with a 529 plan

By Shawn McLaughlin Graduation season is here. It’s a time to celebrate milestones for students of all ages, from pre-Kindergarten to graduate school – a...

Finance: IRAs require minimum distributions

By Keith Burner Individual retirement accounts are an important part of many investors’ nest eggs. It’s important to know the rules for how to withdraw...

Unveiled: Registering for your wedding when you already live with your...

 By Aleksandra Kochurova | [email protected] A traditional wedding registry is typically filled with household goods, such as pots and pans, Tupperware containers and linens...

Letter to the Editor: Why I’m voting for Kevin Dunne for...

Homeowners, small business owners, parents, elderly and youth will have a champion for their concerns if Kevin Dunne is elected to city council on...