- Pay Yourself First. Always.
This week’s MKFP is inspired by the Black Hedge Fund Group. Nearly half of all Americans say they cannot afford an unexpected $400 expense and nearly half of all Americans say $400 is too much if they had to come up with that amount in an unexpected emergency. 47% of […](0)
- Trusts and Wills
Continuing the theme of getting your house in order by focusing on one task at a time, your family’s financial footing can be established before February. Last week we highlighted life insurance. This week let’s consider trusts and wills. Fact is, most Americans don’t have a will, let alone a […](0)
- The Four Seasons of Financial Planning
As winter comes to an end and we head into the spring/summer, a parallel can be drawn between the seasons of weather and the seasons of money. There are four financial seasons of life that include accumulation, preservation, distribution and succession. Approaching your finances with these four seasons in mind […](0)
- Year-End Financial Freedom
Consider your relationship with money and how you’ve used it. The point of this introspection is to try and understand your relationship with money and how you use it in your life – understand the areas where you’re weak, the areas where you’re strong, and how you can improve the […](0)
- What is Financial Freedom?
Most individuals are instructed to get an education and then a job. Then, after landing a solid job, the recommendation is to save a percentage of each paycheck for the next 40+ years until retirement. This linear path from school until death, means spending the majority of each day at […](0)
- Debt As A Devil
As Copts, we don’t subscribe to or have a doctrine surrounding a devil. However, if there be such a creature or idea, consider debt as your devil and don’t allow the devil to linger around you. Develop your financial plan and start your journey toward being devil-free. One approach worth […](0)