Smart Choices that Enhance Our Lives
Faith, family, friends and prosperity are precious. How will we choose to strengthen them? How can we make our lives richer?
Kim Bourne helps people make smart choices about money - choices to enhance the quality of life, choices that help promote family security.
Learn more about Kim at this web site, and contact her today to plan wisely for your future.
A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.