Buying or Selling Your Home in COVID-19 Economic Uncertainty

Watch this video on YouTube Suppose that you retired last year, you’re ready to downsize or move to a warmer climate, and you have been getting your house ready to sell. Or suppose you recently made a career move that includes relocating to a different part of...

Is Your Portfolio At Risk From State Bankruptcy?

Watch this video on YouTube Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently made headlines suggesting states might be better off declaring bankruptcy rather than expecting additional bail-out money from the federal government. Apparently, McConnell made his...

Realities and Risks of Being a Landlord

Watch this video on YouTube In a recent column on ways to share an unneeded stimulus check, I suggested you could consider giving it to someone struggling to pay their rent. Initially, I added, “Doing so will benefit both the renter and the landlord.” Upon...

CARES Economic Impact Payment Portal Now Live

As of Wednesday April 15th, the IRS has launched its online Economic Impacts Payment portal and has begun making payments to individuals as stipulated under the CARES Act. This portal is designed to allow taxpayers to review the eligibility and status of their...

Financial Caregivers Need Self-Care, Too

Watch this video on YouTube These are hard times to be in the caregiving business. Of course, front and center in this crisis are the medical caregivers charged with people’s physical wellbeing. These devoted and courageous professionals risk their lives caring...

Coping With COVID-19 Transition

Watch this video on YouTube Taking in the current news feels surreal. Is this a sci-fi movie, or is it really happening? Media reports offer continuous information on the number of new cases, new deaths, shortages and panic buying, government orders locking down...