As a Certified Financial Planner® practitioner, one of the first things I learned in working with and helping people prepare for the long haul is the creation of "The Emergency Fund": a sum roughly equal to 6 months household expenses held in a liquid account accessible for emergencies- yes, the one you never figure would…Read more
Personal End Of Life Disaster- An Avoidable Occurence?
This past month has seen its fair share of misfortune and heartbreak for me and those close to me. My dear next door neighbor in Tennessee who I've written about many time, Miss Jo, passed away with great sadness to all of the community. Additionally, one of our team here at Chestnut lost a parent.…Read more
Recently, while spending time with my friend Al in his office I asked him of the significance of a beautifully drawn charcoal sketch of a male lion with penetrating eyes and clearly the king of the jungle. He explained to me that the dominant male’s role in the pride was to watch over the females…Read more
A Millennial’s View On Life Insurance
I AM THE "TOKEN MILLENNIAL" OF THE Chestnut team. Millennials, as described on Wikipedia are also known as the Millennial Generation or Generation Y, are the demographic cohort following Generation X: researchers and commentators use birth years ranging from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. As the insurance coordinator I have come to learn…Read more