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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

According to an article in today's Wall Street Journal, consumers are voting with their money, and the vote is overwhelmingly in favor of the independent, fee-only advisory model. This is a vindication of sorts for Financial Pathways...

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

How to Create and Manage a Household Budget The most important single step most people can make toward improving their financial lives is to begin living on a budget. Sound intimidating? It shouldn't be! A budget is about seizing...

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

A Look at Living with Debt in Retirement A growing number of seniors are carrying debt with them into retirement. What are the implications? According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the percentage of homeowners 65 and...

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Jim and Laura Kinney Trained and Certified by Financial Radio Host and Author Dave Ramsey Back in June Laura and I traveled to Nashville to be trained by radio talk show host Dave Ramsey. We learned how to coach people using the...

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Rising Interest Rates are All Bad News for Income Investors The Federal Reserve made news today by raising interest rates ¼ of 1%. No big surprise there, but they did surprise the market by suggesting that Fed members were...

 

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wow. Shocker. I can’t even get my head around the idea of Donald Trump as my president. In a recent email to our investment clients, I had noted that Hillary Clinton appeared to be the clear favorite of the markets, and that...

 

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Nothing is certain in life, they say, but death and taxes. And in New Jersey, death and taxes go together. But it looks as if dying in New Jersey may be a little less “taxing” in the future. We live in one of the few states...

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Retirement Success is Part Planning…And Part Luck The First Few Years of Retirement Can Make or Break a Plan I often explain to clients how important investment returns during the first few years of retirement can be. Big losses...