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Consider These Financial Tips for Single Women

By Gwen Hodges If you’re a single woman, most of your financial challenges and aspirations may resemble those of single men. Men and women face the same economic stress factors of modern life, and both groups have similar financial goals, such as the ability to retire comfortably. But women still face specific obstacles. You need […]

Who Can You Trust for Estate Planning?

By Gwen Hodges When it’s time to do your estate planning – and it’s actually never too soon to begin – you may find the process, at first, to be somewhat bewildering. You’ll have many questions: What sort of arrangements should I make? Who should get what? And when? How can you address these and […]

Review Your Fixed-income Strategy as Interest Rates Rise

By Gwen Hodges When interest rates rise, the value of your fixed-income investments, such as bonds, will typically fall. If this happens, how should you respond? First of all, it’s important to understand this inverse correlation between interest rates and bond prices. Essentially, when interest rates rise, investors won’t pay you full price for your […]

Financial Tips for Snowbirds … Present and Future

By Gwen Hodges Winter is here again – which may make you wish you were somewhere else. You might be thinking how pleasant it would be to become a snowbird and move to a warmer climate for the season. Of course, your stage of life will help determine if you are prepared to be a […]

Time to Think About Year-End Investment Moves

By Gwen Hodges Time to Think About Year-End Investment Moves We’ve still got a couple of months left in 2018, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about some year-end investment moves that might benefit you. Here are a few possibilities (although not all will apply to your situation):   Add to your IRA. For the […]

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