November Newsletter: November 2017

Protecting your identity In September, Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus in the United States, announced that the company had been the target of a massive data breach. As a result of the breach, an estimated 143 million Americans have had their...

Giving to Disaster Relief

Giving to Disaster Relief Every year, natural disasters destroy cities and displace thousands of people from their homes. The world responds to these catastrophes through local and international relief efforts funded by charitable donations. Though many charities try...

High-Frequency Trading

High-Frequency Trading Every twitch of a stock ticker is a deal being struck somewhere on the market. Buyers and sellers compare information and expectations of future value to create fair prices for the exchange of stocks and other commodities. Information and Market...

October Newsletter: October 2017

By the numbers: Halloween In the United States, holidays encourage consumers to spend on decorations, food, activities, and other items. With its emphasis on buying candy and costumes, the Halloween season coerces consumers to open their wallets to celebrate. Let us...

Healthy Living = Healthy Wallet

Healthy Living = Healthy Wallet Thinking about the added cost of healthier food or a gym membership can be a easy way to write off healthy habits as financially costly, but those numbers are a drop in the bucket compared to how much money you can actually save by...

Myths of Financial Planning Debunked

8 Myths of Financial Planning Debunked There are a lot of misconceptions about financial planning. Consider the other side of these eight common myths. One of the most common mistakes people make is assuming that unless they are wealthy, they don’t need a financial...

September Newsletter: September 2017

Personal finance ratios There are seemingly countless ways to measure financial health for both individuals and corporations. In earnings reports, companies use complicated calculations and ratios to inform investors—and the general public—regarding the health of...

Financial Data Security Checkup

Financial Data Security Checkup You can buy a lock for your valuables… but what about protection for your financial data?  When it comes to protecting your intangible valuables like credit card information, bank statements and Social Security data, you are your own...

August Newsletter: August 2017

Financial Newsletter Back to School Summer is winding down, which means school is about to be back in session. Now that both students and parents alike are getting into the scholastic mindset, let’s take a look at a few statistics concerning education in the United...