Today’s blog is from our Social Media Coordinator Sara Howard. This is my story… Life Experience Can Change Everything… This year’s Breast Cancer Awareness month has seemed to evoke new emotion in me. I have not had breast cancer yet, but grew up with a Grandmother who had and kicked its booty. My Grandmother Irene was […]
About Sara SeasholtzSara Seasholtz, CFP®, was voted one of "50 Most Influential Women in Charlotte" by The Mecklenburg Times in 2011, and she's been a trusted financial advisor to her clients for over 30 years. Have a financial question?ASK SARA!
Are You on the Same Wave Link As Them? As Business owners and parents it is important to remember the future of our companies and of society are millennials. I try to take the opportunity to learn from them and see how their suggestions can fit into my business. Having two millennial children also helps me to see and […]
Financial Education for Children. Have you started educating your children about financial basics? It is always best to start at a young age, but it is never too late. At a young age, our children are able to understand what money is and how it is used through observing us. Here are some key basics […]
All retirement plans are not alike. Many individuals leave their 401(k) plans with the employer sponsor long after they aren’t working in that job any longer. Quite often I meet with clients who have four or five 401(k) plans at different employers. These are hard to keep up with and many times the plans are limited in the investment […]
Credit Cards are the cherries conveniently placed on top of our ever-growing loans. Credit cards are not cash. They are a loan that must be repaid. Managing credit is a Smart Financial Strategy For Life! Credit cards are a fact of life and they are not going away by themselves anytime soon. Since the […]
Any financial decision we make is based on our behaviors. It is important to understand how our behaviors can translate to and impact our financial future. As an everyday investor it is important to understand availability bias. Understanding these concepts and their possible impacts on our financial decisions is an important Financial Strategy For Life! The link(s) […]
Personal Finance Tips for New Graduates You’ve marched along to Pomp and Circumstance and collected your diploma–now you’re ready to finally head out on your own. Maybe you have student loans that you need to start paying back. Perhaps you’re looking forward to making your first car purchase or starting a new job. Whatever your […]
New Grad? Kids still in College? Control that debt! You’d probably agree that too much debt is not a good thing. When you are young, carrying too much debt can create a precedent one spends many years, or a lifetime trying to pay off. Debt can be a dark cloud hanging over your life, particularly […]
A word to new college grads from the #LKNMoneyMaven! Now that the summer is over and many college grads are settling into their jobs, they face new financial realities. High student debt, little savings, and a short credit history. OH MY! Does this sound like you? Here are six topics I often discuss with a […]
I recently received a short excerpt from Brad Roche a business friend and client of mine, and I thought it was worth sharing. ~ Sara Rate Vs. Price Reductions Everyone wants to get the best deal when buying a home. However, for potential buyers who are waiting to see if home prices come down a little […]
About Sara Seasholtz, CFP®
Sara Seasholtz, CFP®, shares her financial insights and wisdom helping generations of families and small businesses realize greater financial independence, enjoyment and reward.
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