It’s that time of the season when we start to set the list of New Year’s resolutions for ourselves: eating better, exercising more often, and saving some extra money. But what about those selfless resolutions that impact those around us and who we care about most? Being more kind is a start, and so is minding your “P’s” and “Q’s”; however, these types of actions often fall flat as the year rolls along.
It might be time to consider some steps you can take that protect those you love. As troublesome as it sounds, buying life insurance is one of the most selfless decisions you can make for protecting your family. Unlike other resolutions, purchasing life insurance isn’t about you; it’s about the ones you love. And there are a few important tips and tricks that can help in the search for the right kind of coverage.
So what is life insurance anyway?Read more
U.S. Equity markets were down slightly last week, shrugging off a bond market selloff in China, increased geopolitical uncertainty, and the expected increase in the federal funds rate. Ten-year Treasury yields were higher on the week and the dollar continued to rally against the euro and yen, hurting dollar returns in global equity indices.
For people focused on their careers, finances, and relationships, podcasts are the self-help books of the 21st century. They’re typically pretty short (most under an hour) and easily accessible, allowing listeners to take in episodes while driving, working out, or whipping up something for dinner.
Because we know how important career success, wealth, and personal connections are to our members, we’ve handpicked 16 podcasts that offer everything from advice on achieving business success to finance tips to lessons on how to enrich your life.
In her book The Art of Money, author and therapist Bari Tessler writes, “We conflate it with our identity, our sense of worth, our definitions of success and maturity.” The “it” she writes of is money— specifically the concept of “money shame”—but she could easily be writing about sex.
In fact, money may actually be a greater taboo than sex today.Read more