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.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.