Month: April 2016

Seven Quick Money Fixes

Hey Paul: What are some of the easiest (and free) ways to improve our financial picture?  I like your approach to tackling what may be big financial challenges by starting with the quick, simple and free actions. These small steps

Posted in Children, Debt, Tax Planning, The Poor

Try Not to be Valedictorian

Hey Paul: I currently in middle-school taking the top classes. My goal is to have straight A’s in high school. Any advice?  I am glad to hear from another young person. Last week’s column was my first that deviated from

Posted in Children, Education

How Can I Get Rich?

Hey Paul: I am 15 years old and I have one question for you – How can I get rich? Your question is probably the first one on many people’s minds. I have two teenagers and a tweener who have

Posted in Children, Debt, The Poor

Who Needs a Financial Advisor?

Hey Paul: We are a middle-class family with three children the oldest headed off to college next fall. We are halfway through a 30-year mortgage but otherwise do not have any debt. All our retirement savings of about $300K is

Posted in Debt, Education, Estate Planning, Health Insurance, Home Mortgages, Social Security, Tax Planning