Understanding Total Available Assets

Whether you are applying for a loan, starting a business, or simply creating a budget, you probably ran across the term total available assets. What’s considered an asset? How do I know if I should include it as an available asset? I’m about to give you a crash course in understanding total available assets. What … Keep Reading

Is Vanguard Better Than Edward Jones?

Vanguard and Edward Jones are both household names in the brokerage world. It’s hard to discuss finances without hearing these names. Although they are both brokerages that offer similar services, they do have some differences. What’s the main difference between Vanguard and Edward Jones? Vanguard is best known for its flagship mutual funds and ETFs … Keep Reading

7 of the Best Investments for a Recession

When the economy seems to be in turmoil, worries about job losses around every corner, and problems coping with skittish stock market readings, it’s easy to see why so many people believe a recession is around the corner. Economist predictions say similar, which means that it’s time to stock up on suitable investments that can weather … Keep Reading

Understanding PERS 2 and PERS 3

If you are a state employee looking at retirement benefits and are having to choose between PERS 2 and PERS 3, you only have 90 days to make a decision before you are automatically enrolled in PERS 3. This article should help you understand both plans so you can make an informed decision. What’s the … Keep Reading