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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…

Everything you need to know about emergency funds
Everything you need to know about emergency funds

Everything you need to know about emergency funds

February 06, 2020 / Christian Merritt

Having a healthy emergency fund in place is a critical component to achieving and maintaining financial stability. Unfortunately, things happen, like medical emergencies and job loss.…

The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?
The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?

The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?

January 31, 2020 / Warren hurt

It may sound as unbelievable as Punxsutawney Phil predicting an early spring, but the outcome of the Super Bowl forecasts the stock market’s direction for the year ahead.…

The Ins and Outs of a Cash-out Refinance
The Ins and Outs of a Cash-out Refinance

The Ins and Outs of a Cash-out Refinance

December 20, 2019 / David Bimler

Maybe you want to renovate your bathroom or pay down some high-interest debt but you’re having trouble building up the amount of money you need to make it happen.…

‘Tis the season to plan ahead
‘Tis the season to plan ahead

‘Tis the season to plan ahead

December 05, 2019 / Shelby White

‘Tis the expensive season — the holiday season, that is. Between travel, food and gifts, your account balance can drop faster than Santa down the chimney.…

A good case for a corporate fiduciary
A good case for a corporate fiduciary

A good case for a corporate fiduciary

November 05, 2019 / © 2019 M.A. Co. All rights reserved.

As they say in the movies, the following is based upon a true story. Alex was in the market for a boat slip. He found one, owned by a brother and sister…

Is it time to break up with your bank?
Is it time to break up with your bank?

Is it time to break up with your bank?

October 28, 2019 / Paulo Oliveira

Breakups can be hard, but let’s face it: Sometimes they’re necessary. If your bank isn’t making you happy, it may be time to start thinking about taking your money elsewhere.…

How to avoid early withdrawal penalties
How to avoid early withdrawal penalties

How to avoid early withdrawal penalties

October 21, 2019 / ©2019 M.A. Co. All rights reserved

To increase the likelihood that tax-preferred savings actually will be used for retirement, Congress included a 10% penalty tax on IRA and 401(k) distributions before the account owner reaches age 59½.…

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