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Attempting To Eliminate Market Risk Can Be Very Risky

By |October 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finances|

About a month ago I wrote a column about how some financial product marketers use fear to sell their products. While I chose to focus that article on the dangers of signing up for a reverse mortgage, there are other financial products I would also advise people to avoid in [...]

Giving through a foundation has advantages

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finances|

About a week ago I had the opportunity to attend the 2018 Toast to our Towns Gala, hosted by the Truman Heartland Community Foundation. The event serves as an opportunity to honor people and organizations who have dedicated themselves to serving Eastern Jackson County. It really is a celebration of [...]

Don’t suffer – find the work that fits you by Luke Davis

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finances|

Over this past weekend, whenever I heard anyone in the media talk about Labor Day, it was consistently described as a day to celebrate the fact that you don’t have to go to work. It was almost portrayed as a one-day reprieve from the grueling punishment that is your job. [...]