Many of us are familiar with Bank of America as a company, and probably even use their services daily. The Bank of America name that we’re all familiar with first appeared in 1923 with Bank of America, Los Angeles. Bank of Italy of San Francisco acquired it in 1928, which it then took the Bank of America name two years later. This means that it’s celebrating over 100 years of being in operation, and that’s something of which we can all be proud. Bank of America's Achievements Throughout its … [Read more...] about Bank of America Celebrates 100 Years!
Having a financial plan for the future while paying down debt is the secret to success. I’m a retired chiropractor, so I meet a lot of people in the medical field. Like a lot of college graduates, they carry a heavy debt load, mainly from student loans. Whenever I start to tell them about the importance of developing a financial plan that will ensure a secure future, I often get sighs. They ask, “How can I hope to put away even an extra dollar now when I owe so much for my education?” They … [Read more...] about A Financial Plan is a Winning Formula
Wise investments increase your value and grow your wealth. Creating and following a financial plan doesn’t mean never spending a dime; quite the opposite, actually. You’ve probably heard the saying, “Sometimes you have to spend money to make money.” That’s true, especially if you want to position an already successful business for even more success. By spending, I’m not talking about a new BMW or designer suits or trendy shoes. The toys are tempting. But no matter what make and model … [Read more...] about Spend Smart: Your Money-Saving Guide
You know it is holiday time because all you see and hear are advertisements for products that the advertisers want you to buy, even if you haven't financially planned for or cannot afford it! It just seems to be that sales are everywhere. Years ago, people used to save more money, on a weekly basis, on a monthly basis on an annual basis. People put money aside and we did not live beyond our means. Today, unfortunately, it seems that people are just buying things, spending money that they do … [Read more...] about Financial Planning for the Holidays