Investing Long Term? Don’t Overlook the Inflation Factor!
Inflation can eat away at your savings. This report explains how you can defend against inflati […]
Longevity Risk and Retirement Income
What risks do retirees face in outliving their assets and what steps they can take to reduce such risks?
Many America […]
Paying Off Student Loans
There are many choices for repaying student loans. This checklist can help you weigh them.
Actively managing your debt is an important […]
By Eric Simonds CFP®
There is no shortage of people that want to “take care” of your money for you. Fidelity, Ameriprise, Edward Jones, Primerica and s […]
A look at potential tax consequences of mutual fund investing, including the calculation of cost basis for capital gains.
Unless your mutual fund investm […]
A look at credit card danger signals and steps you can take to keep your credit history accurate and in good standing.
Today’s American way of financial life […]
By Eric Simonds, MsFP
My Uncle Danny Shejen (1926-2012)
I spent the weekend thinking about myself and thinking about others. I spent two wonderful days eating […]
I owe quite of bit of my success to the teachings of Dave Ramsey. His common sense guidance has allowed us to raise our children without paying for childcare, s […]
Note: This Article Originally Appeared in the May/June 2014 Issue of Parent and Family
By Eric Simonds, MsFP, Saltwater Harbor Financial
My friend, Ted, and I have long and protracted conversations. Neither one of us will allow the other to speak for more than a minute without seeking clarif […]