When was the last time you shopped for new auto insurance? This is a question I often ask my clients, and the answer is typically “I don’t remember”. That makes perfect sense to me. Car insurance is rarely something that we have a reason to think about. The first time I asked this question, though, […]
The CFP Board has launched a new round of ads targeted at raising awareness regarding the importance of working with a Certified Financial Planner™ professional. This latest campaign, titled “If They’re Not a CFP® Pro, You Just Don’t Know” involves pulling random people off the street, arming them with some industry jargon, and sitting them down […]
Opportunity to Join America Saves Week and Promote the Importance of Saving Unless you’ve recently inherited a large estate, or perhaps won the lottery, saving is critical to reaching your goals. America Saves Week, February 24 – March 1, 2014, is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for […]
As the CFP Board so eloquently states, “Your finances can’t manage themselves, but that doesn’t mean they won’t try”.
Summer is approaching, and that means many Americans are making vacation plans. Parents of triplets and other large broods may not all be excited about trekking across the country with the kids in tow, but some of us enjoy a good old-fashioned road trip. Others of us also would rather not pay for five airplane […]
Several recent posts have talked about the nature of consumer debt in America. Although older generations have recently added debt, a new article in the Wall Street Journal highlights the character of debt carried by young adults. The good news? It’s decreasing. (Note: the article is subscription-only, but click the graphic and you’ll get the […]
Mick Jagger may have some sound financial planning advice for you and your family. That may sound odd, so let me start with some background. I’ve been a reader my whole life. Between non-fiction and fiction, I easily read a book each week, and I’m sure I end up reading somewhere between 50 and 100 […]
American consumer debt…what does it look like? The Wall Street Journal recently ran an interesting article titled 12 Debt Myths That Trip Up Consumers. While I intend to cover a couple of those myths in separate blog posts, the article included an infographic summarizing the nature of consumer debt in America. Definitely worth sharing. Note […]
Do you qualify for Federal student loans? It’s not Breaking News that a college education is expensive and getting moreso at a rate that exceeds the inflation rate. If you’re a parent of twins or triplets, so much the worse. How that education gets paid depends on personal values, income and assets, among other things. […]
Some very handy information from Mint.com and LifeHacker.
About Kevin O’Reilly
Kevin O'Reilly, CFP® is the principal of Foothills Financial Planning, Inc., a licensed Investment Advisory firm based in the Ahwatukee Foothills neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona, with an office in North Phoenix/Scottsale. Kevin is also the proud father of triplets!
- A Roth IRA Revolution March 27, 2012
- From TwentySomething to Millionaire November 26, 2012
- The Easier It Is, the More We Spend February 12, 2013
- Stuff My Triplets Say – Credit Cards December 15, 2012
- Staying The Course March 10, 2012
- So it’s time to take your first RMD April 1, 2015
- What is a REIT? September 15, 2014
- More than 1/3 of Americans have saved nothing for retirement August 18, 2014
- McDonald’s Menus and Personal Finance August 6, 2014
- What Is a Stock’s Market Cap? March 19, 2014
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