Three Easy Financial Resolutions for 2018

New Year’s resolutions are easy to make and but not so easy to implement. Some common resolutions are to lose weight, to exercise more, and to eat healthier foods. Our intentions are good. In January we’re at the gym, sweating off all those holiday calories. But by March we’re back to binge watching Game of Thrones and Outlander. … More Three Easy Financial Resolutions for 2018

What is an ETF?

Exchange Traded Funds, or ETFs, seem to be everywhere these days. They are a low-cost, tax efficient way to invest. They reduce your risk versus investing in a single stock. They can provide ready access to many asset classes, especially for the smaller investor. In my novel Money Grab, I wrote: Clients these days are convinced … More What is an ETF?

Manage Your Exes

If you own a stock that pays a dividend, congratulations! The dividend can provide consistent cash flow to your portfolio. But how do you know when you’ll get the dividend? Companies that pay dividends generally declare them once a quarter, or four times a year. Company ABC may say that a dividend of $0.30 per … More Manage Your Exes