Small Habits For Financial Wellbeing

Small Habits For Financial Wellbeing

    By: Jennifer Bloom I don’t know about you, but as COVID continues on and we remain socially distanced and isolated, I have much more time on my hands to think about my daily habits and routine. According to researchers it takes anywhere between 21 days to 8 months to incorporate a new habit […]

      By: Jack K. Riashi, Jr., CFP® Michigan’s new auto insurance reform went into effect on July 1, which essentially changed the unlimited lifetime medical coverage for personal injury protection, or PIP.  There were other reforms, but I want to focus mostly on changes to PIP.  The reform was meant to help lower […]

By Stephanie Bloom Hey you! (Yes, YOU!) Have you searched the Unclaimed Property database? Recently, my uncle Rick Bloom wrote an article for the Observer-Eccentric newspaper about unclaimed property and how easy it is to find unclaimed property in your name. Unclaimed property, I learned, is any property that goes abandoned or unclaimed for a specific […]

Racial Inequity in Finance

  By: Stephanie Bloom In the US, income inequity and financial insecurity are closely tied to race. While the median family net worth is nearly $171,000 among white families in the US, for Black families it is just $17,600, according to the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances. Forget “retirement goals and dreams”, in real […]

  By: Jennifer Bloom What is a side hustle you might ask? A side hustle is a way to make money outside of a traditional 9 to 5 job. In times of great economic uncertainty it’s not a bad idea to look at other ways to generate revenue. In the pre-COVID era there were lots […]

    By Stephanie Bloom Throughout the month of June, Pride is recognized across the world. Pride is a lively global festival in honor of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Manhattan that celebrates self-acceptance, legal rights, achievements, and pride for the LGBTQ+ community. (For those unfamiliar LGBTQ+ includes those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

 I am a mom of two little ones and like all parents I want my kids to grow up to be financially independent adults. Although my son Theo is only three and my daughter Harper just turned one, I think it’s never too early to start thinking about all the ways we can set our […]

  By: Jennifer Bloom You have worked hard and saved money and for whatever reason you now want to engage the services of a professional financial advisor. It could be a life circumstance that prompts you to seek help like marriage, divorce, a job change, retirement or perhaps you feel as though you are making […]

    When it comes to financial celebrities (because that is clearly a thing), Dave Ramsey is on top of the list. He has made a huge career for himself and has helped many get out of debt and on a path towards financial freedom. He definitely provides some great advice, however there are a […]

“Wait, I’m Confused!”   

    By: Jack K. Riashi, Jr., CFP® It’s crazy to think we experienced the fastest market decline to a full-on bear market back in March, when the U.S. stock market fell 20% in just 22 days and fell 30% in 30 days. But, since March 23, the market has moved in the other direction […]

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