Archive for March, 2016

If something happens…

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Friday, March 25, 2016

Many people are concerned about how their loved ones will handle things if they die. It’s worthwhile to make arrangements for your passing. It’s equally important to have things in order if something happens while you’re alive, but not able to take care of yourself or your finances. Estate planning documents include a will, which […]

Don’t be a victim of identity theft

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

There are many ways to have your identity stolen. Even if financial institutions don’t hold you responsible for losses from unauthorized use of your credit cards and bank accounts, cleaning up the mess can be very time consuming and take months – or longer – to fix. Despite everything you do, you might still have […]

Maybe money can buy happiness

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Monday, March 7, 2016

It’s commonly accepted that money can’t buy happiness. However, there is some evidence that there may be a positive relationship between money and happiness. It just depends on how money is used. Several studies have shown that happiness increases with income and with net worth. But as people reach a net worth of several million […]