REITs and Corrected 1099s

I’m highlighting this again because it can impact so many investors during tax season: If you own a REIT, chances are you love the fact that they pay great dividends, but hate the fact that at tax time, you have to wait for a corrected 1099 to come in March. The reason for this is […]

3 Things To Consider When Buying A House

Buying a house will likely be the biggest purchase you ever make. It’s not a decision that you should take lightly and it’s not a purchase you should make on a whim. Buying a house can either be an incredible experience and (hopefully) a great investment or it can be the culprit of bankruptcy and […]

How to Jump Start Your Credit if You Don’t Have Any Credit History

Your credit score will be very important throughout your life. It will be used to determine if you can get a credit card as well as if you qualify for a home, auto, personal, or business loan. Lenders use your credit score to determine your creditworthiness. If you have a high credit score, lenders will […]

What’s the Difference Between Financial Advisers and Investment Bankers?

If you’re looking to invest and would like guidance from someone experienced with financial matters, you may wonder whether or not you should go to a financial advisor or an investment banker? Although both professions also have a lot in common, like education levels and salary, with the median average for both groups being around […]

Can Your Family AFFORD to Lose You?

Isn’t it crazy how we insure our cars, our homes, our health, and even our cell phones, but we often forget about our life? The truth is I’m guilty of it too. While I’ve always believed life insurance is important I never really understood just how important it was to have life insurance until becoming […]