If You Have the World to Give
Have you ever wondered how much wealth is enough?
The Biggest Purchase of My Life – Part II
With pre-approval in hand and a game plan for what elements we were looking for in our first house, my wife and I set out to find our dream home.
The Biggest Purchase of My Life – Part I
During the pandemic, my fiancé (now wife) and I arrived at the conclusion that a one bedroom, 750 square-foot apartment is not ideal for two people and a dog to share 24-7 for an extended period of time.
Cryptocurrency in Your Estate Plan
Cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. Each cryptocurrency uses a unique electronic address for transfer between users’ digital wallets. The user must have a ‘private key’ to be able to move cryptocurrency. If the owner does not provide a fiduciary with a ‘private key,’ the cryptocurrency is inaccessible by anyone upon the owner’s incapacity or death. This is known as a “black hole” wallet because the cryptocurrency becomes inaccessible and essentially worthless. Cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of this security feature. A
Base Effects Don’t Just Come From Your Speakers
You may have started hearing about “base effects” in the business news media, when analysts are talking about inflation or other financial topics.
Buy vs. Lease — Car?
Last summer, my daughter wanted her own car, to get to work and show rehearsals. But I didn’t feel like we needed to buy another car, specifically for someone who was going off to school soon. So, I was left with the task of figuring out how to provide transportation, without creating unnecessary long-term costs. This led me to the question: When should you buy a car, versus lease? It’s complicated and, like a lot of financial decisions, depends on a number of circumstances.
Who Let the Dogs Out?
As an independent young adult, soon after I brought home my first puppy, I found myself in the vet’s office. He had apparently ingested a piece of metal, making him throw up repeatedly.
What’s in Your (Digital) Wallet?
If you want to own Bitcoins or any other cryptocurrency, you need to have a digital wallet. The purpose of a digital wallet is to provide a space to send and receive cryptocurrency and to store private keys. Private keys are known only to the owner and are needed to authorize transfers.
Paying for College – Top 529 Plans
In this, the first in our series of blog posts around paying for college, we take a look at the Morningstar report regarding the top 529 College Savings Plans.
Traveling to Europe in Times of COVID
It seems strange (and difficult) to travel outside of the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, but when you have family across the world, like I do, then you may have no choice.