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

Why Does the Federal Reserve Raise and Lower Interest Rates?

Last week the U.S. Federal Reserve, also known as “the Central Bank”, lowered its key short-term rate a quarter percent.  A viewer asks, “Why does the Fed raise and lower interest rates? And, how does it affect my money?”  Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation, answers questions regarding the Federal Reserve

What Are Digital Assets and How Can I Store Them?

Most of us have “digital assets”; in fact, there are 271 million North American Internet users. However, many times planning for digital assets is overlooked, even when it involves financial or business assets. Certified Financial Planner and Money Man Paul Fain discusses our digital assets this week on Sunday Money. WHAT ARE DIGITAL ASSETS? These

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