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Seeing the Big Picture

Last week we got to witness the first round of the NCAA Sweet 16 followed by the Elite 8 games, and I think we can all say, wow! Buzzer beaters and upsets made it a fun few days of hoops for sure. It looked to me like Arizona, favored to make the Elite 8 or perhaps go even…

Navigating Market Madness

In the field of finances, money, financial markets and investing, to say things can get complicated is an understatement. Much like making March Madness bracket picks, people usually take one of three approaches to investments: they over-analyze everything trying to get the…

What Makes Us Different - And Why That Matters

At Family Financial Partners and FeeForPlan.com, we do things a little differently than many firms. But we're not different just for the sake of being different - there's always method to our madness. Last week, we talked about our approach to planning, rather than simply…

Cleaning Out Your Financial Junk Drawer

Every year about this time I try to go through some of the clutter in my house. Invariably, I get to my sock drawer and find about eight socks without mates. I also usually find boxes that never got unpacked from the last move, and my basement these days seems like its sole…

4 Ways to End 2016 Financially Strong

We all know holidays are busy, and the last thing you want to think about is money stuff. I get it. I'd much rather be shopping for ugly Christmas sweaters and eating way too many holiday treats. But trust me - taking care of these four things today will make the end of 2016…

Life Insurance - Not Just For Death Benefits

As you know we've been covering life insurance for all life stages this month, in conjunction with Life Insurance Awareness Month. For a recap, check out life insurance in your 20s, life insurance for newlyweds, and life insurance for new parents. Today, I want to talk a…