1. Healthy Markets – Healthy Earnings?

    U.S. stock markets seemed hesitant this past week but continued into record territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index saw small gains of less than a percent but still in the green for the fifth consecutive week. The small-cap Russell 2000 Index lagged and recorded a humble lo…Read More

  2. Across the Miles—Reach Out and Help

    Life in today’s America commonly finds families strewn across states and even scattered from one end of the continent to the other. With so many families now separated by hundreds and often thousands of miles, it may be extremely difficult to handle caring for older parents who live far away. When…Read More

  3. Why Being Frugal Doesn’t Always Help You Save

    For most of my life, I’ve been a spender. I loved going to the mall, shopping online, or browsing through stores on my days off. But that all changed when I made the decision to pay off my student loans in three years. Suddenly my spendthrift ways turned into cheapskate ways. No longer was I willi…Read More