Stress-less Holiday Season

As the holiday seasons near, we are beginning to prepare ourselves both mentally and physically for all the festivities that are certain to accompany the season. As we think about the many paths this holiday season could take, I’d like to offer you a few of my personal tips for the long-anticipated parties, shopping sprees,

Social Security, Open Enrollment, and the Stock Market

Social Security, Open Enrollment, and the Stock Market – Paul Fain, Knoxville Certified Financial Planner and President of Asset Planning Corporation, has a grab bag of current events and news affecting your finances this week on WBIR’s Sunday Money. WHAT IS MAKING HEADLINES RIGHT NOW? Social Security announced a Cost Of Living Adjustment: 1.6% benefit

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

Why Should I Bother Investing Outside the United States?

A decade of dominance by United States stocks raises a common question: why bother investing outside the United States? Paul Fain, Knoxville Certified Financial Planner and President of Asset Planning Corporation, answers this question and discusses international investments this week on WBIR’s Sunday Money.   UNITED STATES STOCKS ARE OUTPERFORMING FOREIGN STOCKS RIGHT NOW… BUT

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