It Pays To Go Green

We spend a lot of time in our homes and for most a significant investment.  As such, we are realizing that the way we construct and furnish our homes may have a detrimental effect on our planet. Consumers are already making more eco-friendly choices in food, travel and clothing. This same shift appears to be happening in the home building industry as well.  

Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

In the United States, the normal retirement age for receiving full Social Security benefits is 67 years of age for persons born after 1959. Birth years prior to 1960 have various normal retirement age requirements.

Giving is Not Just a Number

Family Assistance Ministries (FAM) has been serving this community since 1999 with Hunger and Homeless Prevention services. From food, case management to housing stability and Homeward Bound FAM helps each client create their own workable solution. We cannot do it without this caring group of donors and volunteers. Thank you for helping us help the most vulnerable in our community.

TEACHING FINANCIAL WELL-BEING TO CHILDREN

Many parents struggle with teaching their children to save, to spend, and to use money as a form of helping others. Some families believe that an allowance is earned through household duties, while other families believe that an allowance should be given regardless of duties. Whatever a family’s personal choice is, the responsibility of what to do with money is…

Children’s Christmas Gifts to Help With Their Future

With the holiday season fast approaching, many parents and grandparents may wonder how best to invest in a child’s future, rather than simply to hand over a sum of cash. When I was younger, my father would deposit any cash I received over the holidays into a custodial investment account in my name which I was unable to withdraw until…

Your Health Insurance Options

Life insurance is simple. 9 times out of 10 I sell term insurance because it is inexpensive and gives you time to build your wealth so hopefully you won’t need it anymore when the kids are grown and you have a good retirement nest egg stashed away.