Is a Fixed Annuity Right for You?

by Ryan Graves on Oct 30, 2017

One of the principal tenets of investing is that no one single investment is right for everyone. Every investment has certain characteristics, risks, and objectives that must match those of the investor, and fixed annuities are no different. Although fixed annuities have become more popular in light of the recent financial turmoil and the carnage it has left behind in retirement accounts, investors should still take care in considering whether they are best suited for them.

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How to Save Money, When Saving Seems Impossible

by Ryan Graves on Oct 30, 2017

Nearly every day, we’re told that saving is the key to financial success. But for many, living paycheck to paycheck isn’t just unavoidable but a reality faced every month. But there is hope, and there are many easy to use tools to help you make your financial goals a reality.

First things first, it’s time to track

The old saying, failing to plan is planning to fail when thinking about savings. Plans can and should change as unexpected expenses arise, however, the importance of planning is key to understanding your spending habits and saving potential.

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Get In shape - Financial Fitness 101

Submitted by Ryan Graves on Oct 30, 2017

We’re all familiar with fitness fanatics, raving about life changing workouts guaranteed to get you into tip top shape. While there is a new fitness craze in the air, it’s time to exercise your wallet. Financial Fitness is a set of goals or programs to help you identify your financial goals, and how to get in the best financial shape of your life.