By Robert Dickie One third of Americans report that they will be job hunting this year. This goes much further than the more than 23 million Americans who are unemployed or underemployed, including discouraged job seekers who have given up the hunt, 12.5 million actively looking for work, and 8 million people with part-time jobs […]
Newscasts report daily that our economy is on a downward trend. People are losing their homes, highly-paid executives are losing their positions and having to settle for lower-paying jobs, food and energy costs continue to increase, and the list goes on. While these facts are true, what we are experiencing is not new. In Jeremiah […]
Consumer debt is at an all-time high. What’s more, record numbers of consumers are filing for bankruptcy. Sometimes when money is borrowed, lenders will require that loans be secured. Subsequently, from time to time even with the best of intentions, the financial responsibility for payment on a secured loan cannot be met on time. When […]
In light of the signs pointing to what some are calling the “economic crisis of a century,” an “economic Pearl Harbor,” or a “financial tsunami, including the collapse or near collapse of some of largest financial institutions in American history, I believe we all have reason now to ask: “What can I do to help solve this problem?” […]
by The Christian Financial Planning Institute Fear should never drive investment decisions. The smarter move is to stick with a portfolio that’s well diversified and that reflects your long-range financial goals, risk tolerance and personal circumstances. Should you be bulletproofing your portfolio for wartime? That’s the recommendation of some “investment advisors,” and some investors are […]
Step into this next season in control of your finances.