How Do I Declutter My Finances? Keep, Pitch, or Consolidate?

Decluttering is certainly a popular concept these days. So why not go all “Marie Kondo” on your finances? What should you keep, pitch, or consolidate? Paul Fain, Knoxville Certified Financial Planner and President of Asset Planning Corporation, has some tips for how to declutter your finances this week on WBIR’s Sunday Money. THE STUFF JUST

How Much are Americans Spending for Back To School in 2019?

The National Retail Federation recently released a survey detailing back to school spending for the 2019 school year. Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, President of Asset Planning Corporation, summarizes how much we are spending this year and the impact on our budgets this week on WBIR. WITH AREA SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES STARTING THIS MONTH, AMERICAN

Real Financial Planning or Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

“It just goes to show you, it’s always something — if it ain’t one thing, it’s another.” real financial planning Remember Roseanna Roseannadanna? Gilda Radner’s Saturday Night Live character was the Weekend Update consumer affairs reporter with the catch phrase: “What are ya tryin’ to do, make me sick?!” I wonder what Roseanne would say

About To Graduate? Here Are Five Things To Do Now!

Usually when we financial planners speak of financial independence, we’re referring to “retirement.” However, I strongly believe that the range of financial decisions that come with attaining adulthood (often accompanied by graduation around the same time) are just as critical – if not more so – than planning for retirement. After all, the foundational choices