1. Recession, Recession, Recession

    How can we survive a recession? Did you know there is a chance of a recession looming on the horizon?  If not, do you live under a rock?  Depending on which channel you watch, the recession could be short or it could be the end of the world.  This is why when we invest, we…

  2. Financial Planning:  Asking for Help

    Humility – Asking for help with financial management. There are millions of websites telling you about financial management and it will be difficult for me to pull the audience away from those sites.  I have a degree in finance and still look at those articles myself, so I don’t fault you at all for going…

  3. Tithing is an Investment

    Financial Planning in Pikeville, North Carolina Pikeville, North Carolina is a small town with about 700 residents.  Pikeville is in Wayne County, which has approximately 120,000 residents.  Being a financial planner in Pikeville brings an interesting challenge because it’s not so much about having more money as it is about maximizing the money we have. …

  4. The Three Questions We All Ask Ourselves

    Financial advisors can talk about money all day, but we really want to know about you; the client.  It’s hard to help you reach your clearly defined, reasonable goals if we don’t take the time to get to know you.  While financial planning is a fairly new industry, the concept is as old as mankind….

  5. Why Does Your Credit Score Matter?

    Why does your credit score matter?  Simply, it can help create opportunities. We can sit around complaining about how our jobs should pay us more for our entire lives.  The odds are nothing will change, so we must take steps to help ourselves.  Also, many of us work at small businesses where our employer cannot…

  6. Why I Love Being a Financial Advisor in Goldsboro

    It can be hard finding a financial advisor in Goldsboro and the surrounding towns in Wayne County, but I love our community.  Advisors make most of their income from managing a client’s investments, so if there aren’t assets to manage, it can be difficult to make a profit.  It becomes a numbers game, which leads…

  7. How much should I have in an Emergency Fund during COVID-19?

    How much should I have in an emergency fund during COVID-19? The normal rule of thumb for how much to have in an emergency fund is enough to cover three to six months of expenses.  Let’s be honest, the COVID-19 Pandemic dislocated that rule of thumb.  If you had six months of expenses and lost…

  8. The First Financial Mistake We Make

    Before talking about real estate as an investment I think an important question is to ask what we do regarding our own home.  Do we rent or own?  The decision needs to be based on your situation, not an imaginary timeline and certainly not only on convenience. If you are starting your career, before rushing…

  9. The Coffee Can

    Folgers coffee ran a campaign that really hit home for me and there was very little coffee involved in the commercial.  The family wrote something on a piece of tape, which they stuck to the coffee can.  The word on the tape was a product they desired, such as a new baseball glove, and the…

  10. Once in a Lifetime…

    Did you watch the SpaceX launch on May 30, 2020?  I did!  I know the world is hurting right now, but let’s take a moment to appreciate the magnitude of the launch.  According to pre-launch interviews, SpaceX had been working toward this moment for about 20 years and it’s really just the beginning.  Elon Musk,…

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