If an investment opportunity sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Here are a few tips to help you determine if a stock is worth taking a chance on – or best avoided.
About Briant Sikorski
Briant entered the financial services industry after a twenty-year career in the venture capital, information technology, telecommunications and automotive manufacturing industries. Briant holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration degree from Oakland University.
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When you get right down to it, the younger you are, the more you potentially have to gain by taking advantage of the time ahead of you.
One of the first steps you’ll take in the estate planning process is determining how much planning you’ll need to undertake. Two key components of your initial needs evaluation are an estate analysis and a settlement cost analysis.
Your credit score is a rating that lenders can use to gauge how likely you may be to repay debts on time. A typical credit score will range between 300 points and 850 points. In other words, you can improve your position in the borrowing process by taking steps to boost your score.
The trend toward online investing and advisory services, also known as robo-investing and robo-advice is gaining momentum, but industry participants are struggling to get a handle on how retail investors view and/or use robo-services to conduct their financial affairs.
Changing jobs is an important decision – one that many of us are making more often. Once you’ve decided to switch jobs, your next move is to determine what to do with the money in your former employer’s retirement plan.
There is a good possibility that you or your spouse will eventually require some form of long-term care. Whether you or your spouse will be among this group is impossible to predict. But it is wise to consider how you might pay for long-term care and whether long-term care insurance is a good idea for you.
As the traditional giving season approaches, there is one important item to add to your to do list: Create a holiday budget.
When planning your estate, be sure you understand the differences between bequests spelled out in a will and beneficiary designations incorporated in retirement accounts.
A health care proxy allows you to designate a person who can make medical decisions for you in the event that you are too seriously incapacitated through illness or injury to make those decisions yourself. In some states, a health care proxy is known as a medical power of attorney.