Financial Literacy Month: Emergency Funds

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Guest Blogger: Andrew Horowitz, CFP, Horowitz & Company, Inc.

In honor of Financial Literacy Month, we are going to chat & chew about an important financial topic: emergency funds.

The concept of an emergency fund is one of the bedrocks of a solid financial plan. Hopefully it will never need to be tapped, but in order to ensure that any unplanned expenses are covered, it is often advised to keep a cash fund equal to approximately 3-6 months of income. Continue reading

Financial Friday: Pt. 2

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As we get older, saving can become even more difficult. There is the plight of living on your own, paying for rent, saving for a house, getting married, whittling down college loans and starting a job at base salary among many others. These issues stand in the way of your financial future and the only way to combat them is to make sure you are doing what you can to keep your finances balanced. Continue reading

National Financial Literacy Month

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Guest Blogger: Andrew Horowitz, CFP, Horowitz & Company, Inc.

With April right around the corner, we have already started thinking about National Financial Literacy Month. Of course this is not the only time of the year we should spend attending to our personal finances, but it is a good reminder that financial security doesn’t just happen—it is a process.

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