How to Find an Advisor Using Lasso

Did you know that, on average, people who work with financial advisors can get returns that are about 3% better than those who go it alone – even after accounting for the advisor’s fees and expenses?  While 3% might not sound huge in theory, if you have $1 million in assets, that’s an extra $30,000... Continue Reading →

15 Common Questions About Credit Scores

One of the biggest adulting moves you can make? Working on your money. From budgeting to investing, financial planning is a holistic effort you can use to make your long-term goals a reality. But there’s one part of financial planning that’s often overlooked: credit scores. Credit scores can make or break your financial goals. Years... Continue Reading →

What is a Fiduciary and Why Should You Care?

When it comes to taking control of your finances, a financial advisor can be a great addition to your team. They offer insights and access to the investment world that most people aren’t privy to – they’re basically a power-up for your financial plans.  At the same time, it can be stressful choosing an advisor.... Continue Reading →

How Much is Too Much to Pay for College?

Unless you’ve been living under Patrick Star’s rock in Bikini Bottom, chances are you’ve heard about the woes of college costs. According to one recent report, the average cost of a college education in the United States is a whopping $35,331 per year. Looking long term, that number isn’t likely to drop, either. In fact,... Continue Reading →

Where Should You Keep Your Emergency Fund?

You’ve done the hard part and built a budget, stuck to the plan, and amassed some savings – now what? Choosing where to store your emergency fund is a toughie. Does it belong in your checking account? Behind that pizza in the freezer? Should you just spend it and let your worries melt away? (That last... Continue Reading →

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