How I Started Saving for Retirement

By Matt Ahrens, CIMA®

When I started in the financial services industry in 2007, I knew it was important to start saving for retirement.  In high school I sat through presentations and classes where we discussed the growth potential of putting money away early thanks to the power of compounding.  The thought of having a million dollars at retirement is powerful on any 18-year-old—think of all the cool stuff I could buy if I had a million dollars! 

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Financial Insights for the Turn of the Year

New Year's Financial Checklist

Did you set any New Year's resolutions for 2019?  If you haven't, it's never too late to do so!  Eating healthier, exercising more, and losing weight are the big ones, but shouldn't your finances be a priority, too?  So, what should you focus on?  Here are 10 items that should be on your financial checklist for 2019!  Everything from budgeting to retirement plan contributions is here and the more you can knock out,

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