WBIR: Cybersecurity poses a massive threat to all of us – consider the recent “WannaCry” ransomware attack. But most people have no idea what to do or how to fix it in a meaningful way. Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain joins us again this morning to talk about how to protect your money. PAUL, WHAT
Here is the opening line of the college commencement address no one has invited me to give: “You are worth $3 million and the checks will start arriving in your bank account within months.” The new 2017 graduates would have no understanding of how my seemingly outrageous statement is 100 percent true (in a roundabout way).
Earth Day aims to raise awareness of ways to lessen our impact on the environment. But what about your wallet? Here are some ways to raise some green from going green. WHAT ARE SOME EASY WAYS THAT GOING GREEN CAN HELP SAVE SOME MONEY? Unplug: Phantom power – the electricity your electronics draw costs
Tax refunds are in the mail! With the average taxpayer expecting to rake in a refund of more than $3,000, what should you do with the windfall? IF YOU ARE EXPECTING A REFUND, WHAT IS THE SOLID “EAT YOUR VEGETABLES” ADVICE? 1. Pay down high-interest debt: this is how 40% of Americans will use
With spring in bloom, we are also entering wedding season! Getting married is truly a family affair when it comes to figuring out how to pay for it! WEDDINGS CAN BE EXPENSIVE… The average Tennessee wedding typically costs between $20,000 to $30,000. A Manhattan wedding’s average cost is $82,000! LET’S BREAK IT DOWN,
WBIR: Oh, snap! Within an hour of Snap, Inc.’s first public trading on the New York Stock Exchange last Thursday, the company’s stock price had already soared 50%. But what exactly is an “IPO” and how will it change the future of popular mobile app, Snapchat? PAUL, LET’S START WITH THE BASICS, WHAT IS
America Saves Week is a national effort to set a savings goal, make a savings plan, and save automatically. It all starts when you make a commitment to yourself to save. Are you saving for the right things? Just like your car needs a tune-up, and just like you need your annual physical, your checkbook needs
Well, it is official, Donald J. Trump is the President of the United States of America. What should investors now expect from the Trump administration? Paul Fain, president of the-much-smaller-Asset Planning Corporation offers some initial prognostications. “TRUMPONOMICS” – SHOULD WE BE HOPEFUL OR AFRAID? My bi-partisan answer: Both! Trump has promised a lot – economic
Freshmen are adjusting to their first months in college. I’ve talked to parents who were relieved that little Johnny was finally out of the nest and other moms and dads who had tears in their eyes as little Suzie packed her boxes and headed to the dormitory. What leaves everyone crying is the cost of
WBIR: Paul Fain with Asset Planning Corporation discusses how students can budget their living expenses while in college.