According to surveys, more than half of American adults don’t have a Last Will and Testament. While the reasons for this vary, one stumbling block can be choosing an executor. Suzanne Himes, lead financial planner at Asset Planning Corporation, joins us with what to consider in selecting someone for this important role.
Fair Isaac Corp, commonly known as FICO, recently announced that a new version of their credit scoring model will be available later this year. FICO scores are used by 90% of lenders to assess an individual’s credit risk. Certified financial planner Suzanne Himes, with Asset Planning Corporation, is here with more information on this important
It’s a popular time of year for annual job performance reviews and corresponding pay raises. Along with celebrating this good news, it’s wise to think about how that increase in income can impact multiple financial decisions. Certified financial planner Suzanne Himes, with Asset Planning Corporation, has some of the changes to consider when our paychecks
According to surveys, adults in the U.S. have used the same checking account for 16 years on average and 40% of all Americans have never switched banks at all. But is that loyalty really what’s best for you and your money? Certified financial planner Suzanne Himes, with Asset Planning Corporation, is here to discuss what
Most of us realize that personal savings are important for our financial stability. Along with traditional bank and investment accounts, there are also some specialized opportunities to save and invest and one example is the ABLE account. Suzanne Himes, lead financial planner at Asset Planning Corporation, is here to help explain how ABLE accounts work
It’s that time when many of us are considering resolutions for the coming New Year. Along with fitness goals, we often think about our finances and may wonder how we can reduce money stress. Certified Financial Planner Suzanne Himes, discusses strategies for easing our financial anxiety. SUZANNE, PERSONAL FINANCES TEND TO BE
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