WBIR: Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain reviews an investment scorecard for the first six months of the year and offers some tips for the next six months.
A few weeks ago, we took a family vacation to Panama City Beach, Fla. The ocean was wondrous. Like many wide-eyed tourists, we picked up real estate magazines and day-dreamed about owning a second home near the beach. In spectacular East Tennessee, it is not uncommon to know a family who has a cabin in
WBIR: June’s a busy month for weddings, and Paul Fain discusses how couples can plan financial goals together.
WBIR: Paul Fain explains money lingo.
In bygone days, the term “hot mess” referred to a soldier’s meal. My father-in-law would have coveted a hot mess as he crawled across Europe in the winter of 1944. On one cold night, he was hiding from a Panzer tank patrol in the bottom of an outhouse latrine, but that was a different hot
WBIR: Once the tassel is moved, the mortar board tossed high in the air, then…you have to repay your student loans. What is the best repayment plan for student debt?
What is a “hedge fund?” Well, simply put, a hedge fund is an investment company that invests in alternative investments (debt, derivatives, options, commodities, etc.) to either beat the market or provide a hedge against unforeseen market changes. Generally, hedge funds are considered to be opportunities for the “smart money” and to sophisticated investors, such
WBIR: Paul Fain with Asset Planning Corporation explains where the money deducted from our paychecks is going.
WBIR: Paul Fain from Asset Planning Corporation explains how to safeguard your tax return from identity thieves.
As I used to lace up my Converse Chuck Taylors in the high school locker room, I recall coach saying, “The best offense is a good defense.” So when we are getting knocked down or muscled around, how can we bounce back with a strong defense? Like the fast-paced game of basketball, real life has