If you ever have the opportunity to travel abroad, such as a visit to Europe, how should you handle money…cash or credit card? What about exchange rates? And security? Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation, joins us with some international travel tips for your wallet. PAUL, IF YOU ARE GOING OVERSEAS, WHAT IS
Get your family involved with your saving plan by brainstorming ways to cut expenses in order to free up money to put toward your saving goals. Explore low- and no-cost activities you can do together as a family. Consider selling rarely used books, toys, clothes and other items in a garage sale or other marketplace.
Let’s have a little fun – can the winner of the Super Bowl game predict the stock market’s next move? Well, the “Super Bowl Indicator” is a superstition that says that the stock market’s performance in a given year can be predicted based on the outcome of the Super Bowl of that year. WHAT
One of the greatest gifts you can give your children or grandchildren – all year long — is Financial Literacy, a basic understanding of money management. Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain explains some age appropriate ideas for you to share with your children in 2018. WHAT IS A GOOD AGE TO START TEACHING
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
Are you on track to achieve your goals? In other words, have you saved enough? And, how do you know how much is enough? Use the following guidelines to give yourself a Savings Check-up. Even though the economy has been doing better, many people are still financially vulnerable, i.e., living paycheck to paycheck. According
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,
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
Do you have a “pending” file? How long have some of those actions been pending? How many relate to your personal financial plan? Consider the synonyms for “pending”: unresolved, unsettled, up in the air, on ice, unfinished, on the back burner. I don’t know about you, but unresolved financial matters in my life are a leak
WBIR: Certified Financial Planner, Paul Fain, discusses the impact of national debt.