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This week we had a couple of interesting things happen on the internet. Well, actually one interesting thing happened and the other interesting thing I just uncovered.
To a nursing home resident who rarely receives visitors, a simple chat, a small gift, and a heartfelt smile can mean the world. Andrea Cook and her sons, Dalton and Charlie, have seen firsthand how their mere presence can lift a senior’s spirits.
Life changes quickly, doesn’t it? One day, you’re young and strong with your whole life ahead of you, and the next thing you know, you’re taking advantage of the senior citizen discount. How did time move so fast?
My mother lived with me for the last five years of her life. We closed in our garage and created an accessible, comfortable living space for her. I worked, and her health needs necessitated 24-hour care.
In this space, I previously have listed the reasons I believe everyone needs life insurance. This time, I want to remain on the life insurance theme and talk to those of you who already have life insurance, of any kind, about why you should review and update your policy and coverage.
Do you start your day early? Many well-known people like the CEO of Apple and Starbucks, get up at 4 am. Every one of these folks chooses different activities. Some work out, catch up on email, or meditate. But, they are all trying to escape interruptions.
I often find the misconception among unmarried people and those without children that they do not need life insurance. That could not be further from the truth. With the policies available these days, life insurance is about much more than simply providing a death benefit for those you leave behind. Here are some of the reasons why I believe everyone, young or old, married or single, should have life insurance.
Imagine you’re trying to choose a company you can trust to provide a service in your home. You do a web search and check a few sites, but the information each business provides is no different than any other: It’s generic and bland. You struggle to choose. If one stood out with personality, detail, emotion, and usefulness, wouldn’t you be eager to call?
A TFRA is a retirement savings plan that works similarly to a Roth IRA. You pay taxes on the money going into the plan, and the growth on your money is not taxed. However, unlike a Roth, a TFRA does not have Internal Revenue Service-regulated restriction on how or when you take money from your account.
If you’re having trouble getting your local business’ website to show up in the Google local 3-pack or local search results in general, you’re not alone.
When discussing retirement plans with my clients, I always discuss taxes. Taxes can make a huge difference in your income during your retirement years. I believe my clients need to develop retirement strategies that address taxation while providing sources of supplemental retirement income. Here are some of the specific topics I discuss with my clients.
Watching people do things the hard way can be frustrating. Boosting your visibility isn’t hard, but you need to focus on the Hub to make everything run efficiently.
Phishing and Malware are serious issues. There is a lot you can do to keep yourself safe. We can even tell you where you can go to report phishing.
Backlinks are when another website links to your website. Backlinks are important to your SEO because it helps Google determine how much authority your website has with people and, subsequently, how it should be ranked.
There are a lot of misconceptions about SEO. People new to Websites often ask if I can improve their SEO. These people are still under the misconception that managing SEO is all in the hands of the Web Designer.
One of the most debated financial questions of modern times is whether you should prioritize paying off your home mortgage over planning for your retirement.
Sa'Maiya Buxton Fundraising Event is scheduled for Saturday 3/27/2021 starting at 2 PM at Sidelines Bar & Grill, 7350 Suite E, MS-57, Vancleave, MS.
The beginning of a new year is a great time to make financial changes we have long delayed or avoided. Here are 21 ideas that may help you manage your hard-earned money better.
What comes to mind when you recall holidays gone by? Do you have sweet memories of time spent with friends and family, or unpleasant memories of family and gift-buying stress- along with debt to start the new year?
Having been an entrepreneur myself for over 40 years, I know how much work starting and operating a small business can be.
One of the few things people know about Social Security is that contribution is mandatory, and when they get old enough to retire, they will receive a certain amount of money per month for as long as they live. An annuity has some similarities; when properly designed, it can provide guaranteed income in retirement and help reduce the risk of running out of money.
Financial planning without life insurance is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.
For life insurance to make a difference in your financial plan, you must buy it and keep it.
With businesses closed, work hours reduced and jobs eliminated due to Covid-19, many people now find themselves in the grip of a financial crisis. Even before the pandemic, America had a savings and retirement problem. Statistics tell us that 45 percent of American workers have no retirement savings, and according to the Federal Reserve, over one-half of Americans could not come up with $400 in an emergency. The reality of these statistics is apparent right now.
I’ve already explained the differences between wise and unwise debt. Now, I want to talk more about debt — specifically home mortgages. Let’s discuss two beliefs about a home mortgage that could be detrimental to your financial health.
As a life planner, I like to have real discussions with people about their lives — where they are now, financially and personally, and where they want to be at the end of their lives. It continues to amaze me how many people don’t like to discuss the end of their lives, believing somehow that discussing their death will hasten it.
The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
Want to experience a full discovery about yourself? Also, an opportunity to network around a planned talk to a group of people in the real estate community. Mike Fearn will talk on June 5th, at 10:00 am at Paragon Realty office, 2434 Pass Road Suite C, Biloxi, MS 39531.
Just because you have launched your website doesn't mean everyone will flock to it. In fact, no one will know it exists if you don't promote it.