Financial Planner, Investment Advisor or Asset Manager – Which is Right for You?

Jacob Johnson / November 11, 2016 So, you’re looking into investing, or maybe have been cracking at it for a while when a friend says, “My investment advisor told me to buy this mutual fund”. You ask, “What’s an investment advisor?” Another friend over lunch that same day says that they finally got their estate...

Will Fannie and Freddie Go Broke?

Casey Fleming Nov. 5, 2016 A couple of news outlets this week picked up a report that concluded that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be broke by 2018. Say what? Since we are having the best year in the mortgage business since 2007, and Fannie / Freddie (“the agencies”) make 90% or so of...

You now have more rights if debt collectors are after you

Casey Fleming / October 28, 2016 Have you ever had debt collectors calling you? Most of us have, even those with perfectly good credit histories. Sometimes there is a final bill for a cell phone, medical or utility bill, and sometimes it’s just a mistake. And of course, sometimes we run into troubles and can’t...

What’s wrong with using insurance as an investment?

Need new content here It is a very costly way to invest. There’s the cost of the insurance protection itself – which, by the way, is usually more expensive than what you would pay for a regular term insurance policy. There are the marketing and sales commissions. There’s also the “surrender charge” that may be...

Just 1% of mutual funds are positive in 2016 – CNBC.com

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The 5 Best Credit Cards for People New To The World Of Credit

Patrick Crozier / October 12, 2016 If you are new to the world of credit, you aren’t alone. Millions of young Americans just entering college or the workforce are learning they need to establish credit quickly and efficiently. Being only an authorized user on your parent’s credit card, however, isn’t doing you or your credit...