Tips for weathering the financial challenges that CoVid19 created
The recent CoVid19 pandemic has created a plethora of financial crises for young and old alike. In this AARP article, Lauren shares her insights about how to react if you find yourself in a tenuous position with your current employer. Collecting unemployment benefits and delaying a retirement decision may give you time to evaluate all of your options.
Nervous about the state of your state pension? Advisors can help.
Many state employees across the nation has watched with trepidation as their governors and legislatures struggle to shore up sagging pension systems. Andrew and other advisors offer their insights into how to deal with your worst pension fears in this Financial Advisor article.
10 Financial Commandments for Your 20s
Young people in their 20s have plenty on their plates, and it’s easy to let financial issues slide to the bottom of the “to do” list. But, as Lauren and other advisors point out in this Kiplinger article, getting on the right financial path early will make it easier for 20-somethings to realize their career and personal dreams.
How to recruit more female advisors
Women who want to consult with a female CFP may have trouble finding one. Only 32% of holders of the Certified Financial Planner™, practitioner credential are women. In this Financial Advisor article, Lauren joins some of her colleagues in suggesting ways that the profession can attract more females to the ranks.
How to (Gently) Help Your Aging Parents Manage Their Money
A recent New York Times article highlighted the difficulties that adult children can encounter when trying to help their aging parents manage their finances. It can be especially challenging if the parents are still mentally sharp or if they are resistant to accepting help See what tips Lauren offered for coping with this complicated and emotionally-charged family financial issue.
Best tips for lending to your millennial kids
Are you the parent of a millennial? Are you thinking about giving them a financial leg up in the form of a home loan? Before you move ahead, you should take a look at this AARP Family & Friends article, Lauren outlines some sensible guidelines to employ when making a parental loan.