Most Americans celebrate the last three months of the year with three big holiday seasons: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas (Happy Hallothanksmas, y’all)(huge apologies to my Jewish friends). But there’s another very important season that we all need to be aware of: Health Insurance Open Enrollment. This is the annual window for you to sign upContinue reading “Health Insurance Open Enrollment: The forgotten season”
Spend money to make money. It sounds like an oxymoron, but it’s the truth. Hiring a financial advisor pays off. But it’s not because financial advisors know some super secret way to invest. It’s because an advisor spends time studying how to get the best results for you. Clients who work with an advisor sayContinue reading “Using an Advisor Pays Off”
Do you ever feel like you’re stumbling through your finances? You’re not alone. This is Making it Count, the podcast where we explore real ways to make your hard earned money work for you. Join hosts Cristina, a working mom of two doing her best to save for their college and her retirement, and Will,Continue reading “Making It Count Podcast”
Here is the Valkyrie Financial story – the inspiration, the goal, and what keeps me motivated to serve Millennial clients – in 31 minutes on the Sole Source Podcast. Sole Source is a podcast by Red Shoes Inc. that is made by women for women. It looks at the topics that are influencing women andContinue reading “Sole Source Podcast”
One of the things that frustrated me the most at my past corporate jobs was advisors who believed they could outsmart the market. That was the main value they brought to their clients. They manipulated data to make themselves look better. And it bothered the hell out of me. It felt sleazy, it felt scummy,Continue reading “You Can’t Outsmart the Market”
What would you think if you opened the mail and found a check with your name on it a for $16k? This happened to me recently…
July 1st marks the half-way point of the year. Since half-way points are a great time for a money check-up, here are two you should do now.
Thinking about participating in “The Great Resignation”? Here are the key benefits you should look at when considering a new job offer.
TL;DR: Everyone should use a financial advisor. It’s a constant question: do I really need to pay for financial advice? I can totally search for any of this stuff on the internet, why would I spend money on my money? That just seems ridiculous. But — just like putting your symptoms into WebMD and inevitablyContinue reading “10 Reasons Why You Should Use a Financial Advisor”
Student debt. UGH. Approximately 42 million Americans owe the federal government money for an education. It’s been a big talking point of politicians for a while, because it takes a big chunk of money out of the direct economy. Thankfully, legislators recognized that Americans getting crushed by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns would not also beContinue reading “Federal Student Loan Debtors: Right Now, You Have Options”