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Socially responsible and sustainable investing — fad or future?

Socially responsible and sustainable investing — fad or future?

Every year, Earth Day is celebrated around the world by millions of supporters dedicated to protecting the environment. In the last few years, many have expressed increased interest in sustainable…

Is owning a horse as an investment a good idea?

Is owning a horse as an investment a good idea?

With the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo coming to Denver March 11th-13th, this may be an appropriate time to discuss the pros and cons of purchasing a horse as an investment.…

Social Security celebrates 80 years this month: What you need to know about your benefits

Social Security celebrates 80 years this month: What you need to know about your benefits

Eighty years ago this month, President Franklin D. Roosevelt marked the signing of the Social Security Act into law. Ever since, the program has touched the lives of almost every…

Women on executive boards and women-owned businesses

Women on executive boards and women-owned businesses

According to “Harnessing the Power of the Purse: Female Investors and Global Opportunities For Growth,” a 2014 survey from the Center For Talent Innovation, women control $11.2 trillion, or 39…

Considering long-term care

Considering long-term care

Many of us spend years carefully working and planning for a comfortable retirement. We assume our retirement savings are protected to some extent; but unfortunately, there are uncontrollable and often…

Choosing a retirement plan for your business

Choosing a retirement plan for your business

One of the most important steps a business owner can take to help attract and retain key employees is to offer a retirement plan. Many types of plans are examined…

Unique challenges for women investors

Unique challenges for women investors

Due to a number of gender-based challenges, women may be playing catch-up when it comes to investing for retirement and other long-term financial goals. Women continue to represent a growing…

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