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Generation X? I feel your pain!

Generation X has some problems—and not just their own. Perhaps the biggest one of all is that this group has everyone else’s problems too!

A New Age of Opportunity

Change may be a given, but even when we know it’s for the better, shifting our own thinking can be quite a challenge.

Is “breaking news” killing your financial plan?

The fact is, all that financial “news” means absolutely nothing to the normal investor. Sure, the play-by-play changes in the stock market may make a difference to the day traders—at least for the day. And yes, the clicks on CNN’s website will make a difference to some marketing genius’s commission check. But for anyone investing for the long term, none of it matters. It’s just noise.

Doing more chores than your spouse? (You must be the mathematician!)

What most couples don’t realize is this: the mathematician in the house is getting a pretty raw deal.

7 Steps to Start Building Wealth Now

By being mindful of your debt-to-income ratio and leveraging your expendable income wisely, you really can start building your wealth now.

Why ‘Tapering’?

“Tapering” will allow those awash in ‘cash’ to put their money back to work without shocking the system. The combination of demographics and historically large amounts of cash on hand will blunt most inflation pressures caused by a ‘normalizing’ of the interest rate environment.

Gold's Luster is Illusive

What is going on with gold!?!

The gold market has seen some of its more volatile trading days recently. What does it mean for us as investors? Is it time to buy now?

Tax Planning Checklist

Here are a couple thoughts to consider for your tax planning.

Louisiana College Plans

What’s the best way to fund college in Louisiana?

College is expensive! Getting a head start by funding a 529 plan is a smart way to fund your child’s future. It’s an incredible gift that keeps on giving.