That’s right. I almost got tricked into spending $6,000 on Apple Watch. Ironically, I wasn’t even shopping for one. Here’s how it happened.Read More
“What would a good day look like?”
That’s one of five questions that Atul Gawande thinks people facing a terminal illness should be asked in the early stages of their treatment.Read More
Social media is our generation's greatest addiction. Not only are we addicted to the mindless minutiae of repeatedly checking our accounts, but we also seem to be increasingly measuring our own happiness by what others are posting on our News Feeds.Read More
The phrase "fee-only" appears on this website 16 times. It describes the compensation structure that Plimsoll uses. It's also industry jargon that people not working in finance probably don't understand.Read More
One of the most frequent questions that comes up during introductory meetings with prospective clients is "How much does this cost?" Rightfully so.Read More
Having the right tool can make all the difference.
Throughout the last year, the New York Times has published several explosive (and long overdue) reports on the terrible current state of the Teachers' 403(b) market. This is a subject that is close to me, as both of my parents and my wife are educators. I actually began my career as a financial adviser working in this market with hopes of improving it.Read More
Every Saturday morning I sit down at the kitchen table with the Wall Street Journal and a cup of coffee (Yes, I still get print newspapers delivered). The first section that I flip to is B1...Jason Zweig's "The Intelligent Investor" column.Read More
If you’ve watched the news lately, you’ve most likely heard about the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule. Just in case you haven't, here's a quick refresher...Read More
During the first outbreak of 2017's spring storms, James Spann, along with most other meteorologists in the Southeast, perfectly forecasted the day’s weather.
Graduation season is coming. It's an exciting time if you’re a high school student. Maybe not so much if you’re the parent of a high school student.Read More
Whether it's summer vacation, back to school shopping, or the upcoming holiday season, it seems that it's always easy to find an excuse to break away from the family budget. Given that we live in a world where we can now send money to people through text messaging, or buy just about anything with one click of the mouse, this makes sticking to a budget harder and harder for most families. Fortunately, there are several behaviors that can help curb those impulses to spend.Read More