You’re twenty-five and feeling alive. You’re settling into life after college, paying off your debts, and slowly figuring how to 'adult', but with the responsibility of bills, rent, and even keeping up social appearances, prioritizing financial planning is something far too often pushed to the side.
The digital world has transformed professional industries in unique ways that prior to internet access would have been impossible. Doctors can monitor patients remotely, lawyers can offer counsel online, software can complete your taxes for you, and even financial investments and advertisements can be made without any face-to-face contact.
It is no secret that annuities include certain costs that you wouldn't ordinarily encounter with other types of investment products. While critics try to showcase the cost difference of annuities by directly comparing them with other products, it is not a fair comparison as annuities can be considered in a class of their own.
Happy New Year! As the mark of a new year allows us to focus on new beginnings, it is a great time to reevaluate financial goals and measure the progress that has been made. Whether you fell below or surpassed your expectations, allow yourself to have a fresh perspective and focus your forthcoming efforts on what matters most, the issues that directly
submitted by Robert J. Brown
October is National Financial Planning Month. This fall, take some time to evaluate whether you are prepared for your financial future. While you may be unable to control what life throws your way, you can control whom you have on your side to help navigate your way through. The following is a message from Stone House Investment Management, LLC Director of Financial Planning/Senior Advisor/Partner, Robert J. Brown.