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Recent Market Volatility

Recent Market Volatility

As the first quarter of 2018 comes to a close, stock market volatility has come back into focus. There are many ways to quantify this, but one particular number of note is the number of days in which stocks move…

A Solid Home Needs a Solid Foundation

A Solid Home Needs a Solid Foundation

No matter where you are in your financial journey, it’s good to note that building wealth is a marathon not a sprint. It takes time, patience, discipline, and accountability. As with building a home, financial success starts with a good…

Do you want a quarter inch drill bit or a quarter inch hole?

Do you want a quarter inch drill bit or a quarter inch hole?

Let me paint a picture. You’ve managed to amass some money in a 401k, there might be a spattering of savings in a few different checking or savings accounts, a random mutual fund exists out there “somewhere” and you know…

8 Steps to Becoming Financially Organized

8 Steps to Becoming Financially Organized

At the beginning of the year, many of us set New Year’s resolutions and goals. When it comes to creating these resolutions, some people vow to be more organized with their finances, but only a few are willing to do…

The Neglected HSA

The Neglected HSA

For most folks, it’s easy to participate in your employer’s retirement plan, such as a 401k or 403b. Savvy savers also look at whether they can afford to invest in Roth IRAs or even back-door Roth IRAs. Health Savings Accounts…