We Will Get Through This Market Pandemic | Paul Fain Well, this seems crazy, almost surreal like one of the (always popular) Armageddon movies. My sister, who lives in Los Angeles, said people are lined up down the street to get in gun stores (presumably to take up arms to guard their toilet paper). But seriously, the
When finances weigh on the mind, relax and focus | Paul Fain What is “mindful financial planning?” What do terms like “mindfulness” or “being present” really mean? Is this column about to go “woo-woo” into emotions and feelings? Hang with me. What space does your head typically occupy? The past, the present, or the future?
Over the past month, the market pundits have been proffering their 2020 forecasts for stocks, bonds, interest rates, real estate, gold, oil and basically anything investors might buy or sell. But before I put much weight in reading this year’s tea leaves and crystal ball divinations, I want to know how accurate the soothsayers were
Often, when families gather for a holiday dinner, someone brings up a taboo topic: religion, politics, or money. Is there a way to have a civil family conversation about money? Let’s ask our Moneyman, Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain. PAUL WHY IS TALKING ABOUT MONEY A TABOO TOPIC DURING THE HOLIDAYS? • Sex
PAUL FAIN: BEAT FINANCIAL PROCRASTINATION BY SETTING EASY GOALS “Procrastination is my sin, it brings me constant sorrow. I really shouldn’t practice it. Perhaps I’ll stop tomorrow.” Why do we procrastinate, especially on matters of financial importance? Often it is because the task is unpleasant or difficult. In other circumstances, we are avoiding an embarrassing
The holidays are a season of giving and for most charities this is their primary fundraising period for the year. With so many worthy causes, how can you create a responsible giving strategy for your financial plan? Paul Fain, President of Asset Planning Corporation, discusses some financially stable ways to give this holiday season.
More than half of all Americans own pets and they are popular Christmas gifts, whether it’s a dog, cat, or guinea pig. But after the holidays will Fido break your bank account? Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation joins us to talk about the doggie in the window. PAUL, PETS BRING COMPANIONSHIP
If your kids are asking you for money and you just can’t say no, you might be financially enabling them.This week on WBIR’s Sunday Money, Paul Fain discusses what it means to be a financial enabler. BEGGING FOR MONEY – THIS IS IN A CHILD’S JOB DESCRIPTION! – “I’ve just got to have
This week on WBIR, we discuss the use of a bank safe deposit box to store valuable papers and small assets. But is the box really safe? Are there alternatives? Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation joins us to look at your Sunday Money. PAUL, WHAT ARE SOME THINGS THAT PEOPLE PUT
We’ve all heard of the power of positive thinking, but imagining failure is one of your best tools for achieving financial planning success. Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation, explains this week on WBIR. IT’S NOT ENOUGH TO HAVE A SOUND, LONG-TERM INVESTMENT PLAN… You need to stick to that