Fee-only financial planner, Howard Hook, discusses the importance of financial planning and how to select the right planner for your family.
It's important to keep a record of your financial world, but how long to keep certain financial documents is a common question. Here are some tips.
Dying can be expensive, not to mention traumatic for loved ones. Here are some things you may want to consider ahead of time to ease their burden - and save money.
Many were caught financially unprepared in 2020. Here are some tips to help you better prepare for your future.
#GivingTuesday is about giving back in whatever way you can. Here are some ideas that go beyond writing a check, helping you to decide how you can make a difference.
Small Business Saturday encourages community members to shop locally. Your local businesses need your support. Here's how they're innovating and how you can participate.
Learn how Cyber Monday and Black Friday compare. Discover additional resources to keep you safe while researching and shopping this holiday season.
Fee-only financial planner, Darren Zagarola, discusses how financial planning helps individuals achieve financial independence.
You can't beat the convenience of online shopping, banking, and research. But you may be trading convenience for security.
These simple steps can improve your financial health. Learn how to leverage credit reports, interest rates, the bond market, your dependent care account, and more.
Millenials are saddled with many challenges. But they are our next set of leaders and are deserving of our attention. Learn what they're up against, and how they can overcome it.
Every day, headlines grab our attention. Sometimes we even act on what we read. So the question is, how do you separate fact from opinion?
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Read about how Earth Day started and how EKS does it part.
Adapting to living and working at home can be challenging. We care for our families, home-school our children, connect with clients, conduct conference calls, and socialize virtually. It’s easy to lose sight of our own needs. Here are some ways to improve your mental well-being.
COVID-19 scams are running rampant, targeting the elderly and at-risk individuals. Here are a few of the scams to watch for and tips on how you can protect yourself.
We are experiencing an unprecedented event in the world. It can be tough to see the light at the end of the tunnel. But let's reflect on the opportunities that are presenting themselves to us.
The FICO scoring system is changing - and it could affect your credit score. Find out if your score is likely to go up or down.
Ever wonder how long you should keep your receipts, statements, and other accumulated documents? Here are some recommended holding periods for a variety of documents you likely have in your cabinet or drawer.
You make a purchase at a store, swipe your credit card, and sign the receipt. But then you notice that the charge doesn't appear on your credit card statement - ever. How long does the merchant have to charge you?
When was the last time you changed your passwords or thoroughly updated your devices? Here are some easy and free things you can do immediately to secure your digital world.
Can you detect a financial scam when you see one? AIG Life & Retirement conducted a survey on elder abuse and confirmed that elder financial abuse is a pervasive and expansive problem.
This article originally appeared on NJMoneyHelp.com. Learn if you can appeal your homestead rebate if you missed the deadline.
This article originally appeared on NJMoneyHelp.com. Learn how you can obtain your homestead rebate after you've moved.
Every time there is a massive data breach, we are asked "Should I freeze my credit?" Historically, the process has been cumbersome and time consuming, and few do it. Now, Congress has made it easier. Here's how it works.
The concept of "creative destruction" refers to new industries sprouting up to take the place of old industries. But throughout the destruction and eventual creation of these industries - including the financial industry - lies real people.