How to Protect Your Records

Coping with a disaster is difficult under any circumstance, but the trauma is multiplied when vital records are lost. If you haven’t done so already, take a few hours to organize your important documents and put them in a safe place. Even if you never experience a disaster, the peace of mind gained from organizing…

Protecting Your Loved Ones

One of the most important things you can do for your loved ones is to prepare for the day when you’ll no longer be there to care for them. Everyone — regardless of age — should plan their estate. Having an up-to-date estate plan in place will be even more important if you’re unexpectedly injured or…

Balancing Debt Repayment and Savings

Here’s the scenario: You’d like to start saving toward a home, but you’ve got a new baby and you’ve racked up a lot of credit card debt. Or maybe your kids are nearing college age and you know tuition will cost a lot, but you still have some outstanding debts hanging over your head. How can you decide between saving for important goals and paying down debt balances? It’s all…