PTT Financial Cartoon of the Week: Enjoying Life Now

By | August 17th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

How to Make Sure Inflation Doesn’t Hijack Your Retirement Plans

In 1998, you could buy a gallon of gas for about a buck. In August 2017, one gallon costs around $2.30. And it’s not just gas. From eggs to shoes, inflation means that the cost of living keeps rising. To keep up, your income needs to increase, too. Inflation and a Fixed Income When you’re [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

PTT Financial Cartoon of the Week: If You Follow My Rules

By | August 7th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

The Six Pillars of Financial Planning: How Many Have You Tackled?

Financial planning is more like a house than a single, solid brick. There are different aspects, and they all come together to create something that provides safety, stability and comfort. Each element is as important as the next. One of these elements is your insurance. You can think of this as your foundation, and like [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

Medicare Enrollment Deadlines – What You Need to Know

In the case of Medicare late enrollment penalties, what you don’t know can hurt you. The penalties are both long-lasting and expensive. Enrolling on time is essential in order to avoid extra costs. Initial Enrollment Period Eligibility for Medicare is based on your age, and so is your enrollment deadline. When you turn 65 and [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

PTT Financial Cartoon of the Week: Handle Our Money

By | July 17th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

PTT Financial Cartoon of the Week: Early Retirement

By | July 11th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

PTT Financial Cartoon of the Week: I’d Like to Make Enough Money

By | July 5th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

Personal Finances 101: A Basic Guide for This Year’s College Graduates

It’s graduation time. The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that 1,882,000 individuals are graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 2017. If you’re among these recent college graduates, you may think you know everything you need to succeed in life. That’s what all those expensive courses were for, right? But there’s one more essential lesson [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

PTT Financial Cartoon of the Week: Make Education a Lifelong Quest

By | June 26th, 2017|Articles for Consumers|0 Comments