The U.S. stock market’s recent volatility seems significant, and yet, according to Eugene financial planners, the correction is right in line and completely normal. Experts share their advice for riding it out.
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Find a Financial Planner Who is Right For You
Selecting a financial planner is one of the most important decisions you’ll make — and one of the most important business relationships you’ll ever have. It pays to make sure you select one you can have a good relationship with from the start.
Keeping Mind and Body Active in Retirement
OLLI is one of several lifelong learning programs in Lane County for active seniors who want to continue being curious. Lane Community College’s Successful Aging Institute now partners with more than 40 diverse nonprofit, governmental and business organizations to meet its mission of enhancing the lives of older adults. All of the local park and […]
How to Make a 401(k) Pay Off
Saving for the future is easy with a 401(k), but there are some things to think about. What happens to the money if you change jobs? What are your options if an employer doesn’t offer a 401(k)? What is a 401(k), anyway?
Managing Your Money
When 78-year-old David Finch owned a business selling office and bookkeeping supplies in his younger years, he found himself in financial trouble. “I did everything wrong you could imagine,” he says. One thing he did do well was keep track of his debts. “I had no idea how to run a business,” he recalls.
Protecting Yourself From Financial Fraud
Seniors are among the most vulnerable population when it comes to fraud. They’re trusting, kind and generous, which can get them in trouble if they don’t know the warning signs of common scams.
How Will You Divide Your Heirlooms?
When it comes to estate planning, families often focus on financial assets. But it’s often personal possessions — items with more sentimental value, perhaps, than monetary — that are the most difficult to talk about. This painful process of deciding who gets what after someone dies can be made easier through planning ahead.
Retirement and Estate Planning
You’re never too young — or too old, for that matter — to get your affairs in order with the help of an estate-planning attorney. It’s certainly not a fun topic, but a necessary one, as estate planning is the only way to be sure a property will be transferred to your loved ones and/or […]