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Read this before cashing out your retirement account due to COVID-19
Read this before cashing out your retirement account due to COVID-19

Read this before cashing out your retirement account due to COVID-19

August 11, 2020 / Beth Reeser

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act offers a provision to soften the economic impact from COVID-19. It authorizes the withdrawal of up to $100,000 from IRAs, or 401(k) retirement accounts, without penalty…

The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams
The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams

The secret to avoiding secret shopper scams

June 22, 2020 / Ray Wills

Did you receive an offer to get paid to shop or eat at bougie restaurants and review them? It sounds too good to be true, because, well, it most likely is…

How the CARES Act impacts student loans
How the CARES Act impacts student loans

How the CARES Act impacts student loans

June 18, 2020 / Shelby White

Known as the CARES Act, the roughly $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that was recently passed by the United States government is intended to reduce the financial pain felt by millions of Americans who have been affected by the measures taken to control the spread of COVID-19.…

The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing
The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing

The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing

June 05, 2020 / Warren Hurt

Despite a global pandemic, Great Depression-era levels of unemployment, mass demonstrations and an economy in turmoil, the stock market is booming. Here are four reasons why…

Emergency Response in today's financial markets
Emergency Response in today's financial markets

Emergency Response in today's financial markets

June 02, 2020 / The Merrill Anderson Company

We are in an unprecedented situation, with economic distress that we are struggling to under-stand. It really is different this time for the financial markets.…

Savings Accounts: Which is right for you?
Savings Accounts: Which is right for you?

Savings Accounts: Which is right for you?

May 11, 2020 / Sarah Stansfield

Trying to set aside money? It’s important to understand your options when choosing which account to use. Savings accounts, money market accounts and certificates of deposits…

Pet ownership on a budget
Pet ownership on a budget

Pet ownership on a budget

April 07, 2020 / Jill Reddecliff

Pets provide years of love and affection, and they can truly improve their owners’ overall health and well-being. But before you open your home to a fur child, you need to make sure you can afford it…

Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact
Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact

Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact

March 03, 2020 / Warren Hurt

Markets across the globe and in the United States continue to react with volatility as fears of the novel coronavirus escalate. But while the virus may cause short-term uncertainty, investors should remain focused…

How much a wedding really costs
How much a wedding really costs

How much a wedding really costs

March 02, 2020 / Megan Edwards

Turns out that you can put a price tag on “I do.” And it’s a steep one — at least according to The Knot’s 2018 Real Weddings Study. The national average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is…

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