Column, Money Matters

Teenage “wage-land”

By Kevin Theissen Summer jobs are a perennial aspect of the American workforce. It’s a time when teenagers are filling out applications and, in many cases, earning wages of their own for the first time. But some of what we’ve […]

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Column, Money Matters

Cuts to social security benefits?

By Kevin Theissen The economic impact of Covid-19 has been felt from coast to coast. And, unfortunately for many pre-retirees, it could potentially impact Social Security benefits as well. Some reports suggest that if Congress doesn’t take action to address […]

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Column, Money Matters

Where are digital currencies going?

By Kevin Theissen It’s becoming more difficult to ignore news about digital currencies. Two of the more recent topics being discussed are: Should the Federal Reserve issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC)? Should digital currencies be better regulated? Federal […]

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Column, Money Matters

How to navigate social security

By Kevin Theissen Social Security is a critical component of many Americans’ retirement financial strategy. Before you begin taking it, consider ways to maximize this retirement income source for yourself. When to start? You have the choice of 1) starting […]

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Column, Money Matters

Risk perspective

By Kevin Theissen Risk is a factor in every investment decision that you make, and your tolerance for risk is an important consideration, when making decisions alongside your trusted financial professional. Risk tolerance is balanced against your time horizon: the […]

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Column, Money Matters

How we decide

By Kevin Theissen Information vs. instinct: When it comes to investing, many people believe they have a “gift” for choosing good investments. But what exactly is that “gift” based on? The truth is, the choices we make with our assets can […]

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