Warning Signs of a College Closing Its Doors Permanently

Many of the colleges and universities that provide the best merit scholarships are institutions that aren’t widely known.girl graduate with grandmother

Maintaining Investment Discipline When Markets are Volatile and Scary

“I became a disciplined investor over 40 years. The virus broke me in 40 days. I’ve survived — and even prospered through — four stock market crashes.

Paycheck Protection Program: Frequently Asked Questions

In response to the economic impact of the coronavirus, the federal government has stepped in to release the largest stimulus package in U.S. history.

How to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus Scams

The news coverage regarding COVID-19 has dominated our lives recently. Cybercriminals are now trying to capitalize on our collective concern.

The CARES Act:  The Largest Stimulus Package in U.S. History

The last few weeks have been surreal and frightening as we’ve watched a pandemic unfold rapidly across the globe.  Life feels upside down.  As we keep our children home from school, telecommute, and hug our grandchildren through computer screens, we hope our communal social distancing efforts are

Staying Home? You Can Still Explore, Move, Learn, and Create

As we practice social distancing to help combat the coronavirus, many of us are staying home right now. Fortunately, there are numerous free resources circling our communities to help keep our routine or even virtually explore more than we usually do.

Making Lemonade: Top 10 Opportunities When Markets are Down

One cannot overstate that these are very challenging times – emotionally and financially. As we all prioritize our lives under this new normal, it can be helpful to remember that there is a silver lining to every cloud.

A History of Market Ups and Downs

For the third day this week, we have seen significant volatility in the markets. Yesterday, the S&P 500 closed at 2,741.38, which places it close to a bear market, defined as a 20% drop from a recent high.

Coronavirus, Oil Prices, and an (Almost) Bear Market in Stocks

Eleven years ago, on March 9, 2009, the U.S. stock market reached its low point of the Global Financial Crisis. That dark day marked the beginning of an extended bull market that took the S&P 500 Index from 676.53 to 3,386.15 on February 19, 2020 – a 401% increase.

SECURE Act: Six Ways to Preserve the Stretch

elderly parents looking at iPad with adult childThe newly passed SECURE Act changes the rules on IRAs and other retirement plans.