Posts with the category ‘Personal Finances’


Everything you need to know about a Credit Freeze

By Kristin Wong The Equifax breach may have lots of you nervous about your credit. Is a Freeze Necessary? In the wake of this massive breach Equifax suggests that you subscribe to their credit monitoring service or freeze your credit. Lost trust of Equifax?  We don’t blame you. You can monitor your credit report and your accounts on your own. As for freezing your credit, it may seem like best way to protect yourself, however it can be tedious, time… Read More


How Parent & Child Assets Impact Financial Aid Packages

By Lynn O’Shaughnessy Parents with big investments and home equity generally find it harder to get financial aid for their college-bound children. But if you understand how assets are assessed on the FAFSA and CSS Financial Aid PROFILE, you can improve your chances for getting the best financial aid package possible. Do you know how your investments might reduce your chances for financial aid? And what about the role that your family’s home equity plays in determining whether your child will… Read More


6 Wealth & Success Lessons From The Ultimate Gift

– Nicole O. Coulter Discover what it means to be wealthy or successful. If you’re like most, it takes a few hard knocks to understand what life truly has to offer. Several years ago at the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb., a precocious 10-year-old investor stood bravely in front of a microphone and posed a weighty question for the investment maestro: “How do you define success in life?” Warren Buffett didn’t hesitate—it was as if his whole… Read More


The Female Brain

Prepared by Adri Miller Consulting As a woman how does your brain impact how you engage in your financial affairs? Amygdala and Limbic System: The Amygdala is the center for emotion, fear, and aggression. It is located in the Limbic System and is the part of the brain responsible for the fight or flight response. The female brain’s limbic system is typically larger than the male’s. Scientists hypothesize that the larger limbic system contributes to women being more compelled to… Read More


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