Here are some options for a great financial gift for a newborn in your family.
If you're planning to put your home on the market tomorrow, start planning today.
If you’re on the fence about traveling overseas this summer or still in the planning stages, we have some tips and ideas for you.
Tips on incentives, range and charging to help you decide if switching to an electric vehicle is the right choice for you.
Shopping for an app to invest? Here are a few to consider.
How recent laws—and the pandemic—could affect your filing this year.
If you're thinking about moving to a new place for any reason, now is the time.
In Patrick Doherty’s work as a certified financial planner with the Danbury wealth management firm Reby Advisors, more than a few clients have mulled whether to call it a career earlier than they might have otherwise as a result of the pandemic, whether by choice or loss of a job. While the …
Want to save your local shop? Bail them out this holiday season with any splurge you might be able to spare.
You can save a bundle by better bundling up your home before the cold weather comes in force.
Coming off a spring and summer of untimely Connecticut funerals — life celebrations to be sure as well — it seems a bit crass to be revisiting another bottom-line fact of life: the value some nameless actuary assigned your life or my own years ago in approving a life insurance policy. But I …
You did everything right 17 or 18 years ago — right? — in shoehorning that new 529 college savings plan alongside the mortgage, budget sundries, and a little mad money besides. And if you kept up with your contribution schedule, that plan did right by you in the historic bull market of the p…
Make sure you're really supporting the charities and causes you care about with these donating tips.
As coronavirus flared up in California and Washington and exploded in New York, poking through the hourly onslaught of imagery depicting suffering and succor was one contrasting shot that is lodged in my mind, for the sheer absurdity, I suppose: a luxury SUV with Empire State plates speeding…
Like the human body, the lifeblood of the U.S. economy has proven over and over its incredible powers of resilience and restoration.
There is financial heft behind the emerging crop of so-called “iBuyers," online companies that will scoop up your home in record time.
It is way down the list of websites maintained by state government where one would think to search out words of wisdom from the likes of Mark Twain, William Shakespeare and Ralph Waldo Emerson. But there the luminaries appear, courtesy of the Connecticut Department of Banking, with a Russian…
Today most stores offer payment app options from Apple, Google or Samsung — there are only a few holdouts who have yet to go there.
“When you buy what you love, you can’t lose.”
With the wealthy leaving our state for less taxing environments, estate taxes may be doing more economic damage than they're worth.
There’s planning for the year to come — and there’s the look ahead accompanied by the hindsight of lessons learned in the year just cleared. As the calendar moves toward year’s end, you and other Connecticut taxpayers have a syllabus of sorts for the primer that was the 2018 tax year — the f…
A tried-and-true harbor in turbulent economic times, bonds offer a safe and steady investment.
Why have I yet to conduct my personal banking on my mobile phone?
It is the most crucial question to ask of anyone assessing their personal finances: what’s the bare minimum needed to live out the retirement years, and what steps should one take to have plenty of cushion to live the retirement they want?