April 24, 2017

Tax Freedom Day generally falls around this time each year. This is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year, according to the calculations made by the Tax Foundation. So you may want to use Tax Freedom Day to think about ways you can…

Ways to work at work-life balance

April 17, 2017

Many managers report the rise of the internet has changed how they work.

Young entrepreneurs may not even be able to imagine working without email, social media or mobile banking. But while these tools make it easier, the pressure of always being “on” can amplify stress and be…

Take steps now to plan care for elderly parents

April 10, 2017

A growing number of us are faced with the challenges of providing care for an elderly parent. Sometimes the care is temporary, such as helping Mom recover from a broken ankle, but all too often the care solution needed is long term.

While caring for a parent can be disruptive and difficult, having…

Time for some financial spring cleaning

April 03, 2017

Spring is in the air. This year, as you shake off the cobwebs from winter, why not do some financial spring cleaning as well?

Here are a few ideas:

■ Look for damage. Damage to your home’s siding, shingles and foundation can eventually degrade the structure of your home. Your investment…