Weekly Economic Update – Sept. 25, 2017

­ John J. Barrios, CFP® Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE   WEEKLY QUOTE   “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” – Warren Buffett WEEKLY TIP   Are your antiques and collectibles worth more than they used to be? Their current value should be accurately stated on your homeowner insurance policy. Otherwise, an insurer […]

Weekly Economic Update – Sept. 18, 2017

­ John J. Barrios, CFP® Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE   WEEKLY QUOTE   “People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.” – Samuel Johnson WEEKLY TIP   Did you just get a raise or a promotion? Beware of lifestyle creep – the tendency to spend more when you make more. Be […]

The Equifax Data Breach

Have you been affected? If so, how can you try to protect yourself?  Provided by John J. Barrios, CFP®   On September 7, credit reporting agency Equifax dropped a consumer bombshell. It revealed that cybercriminals had gained access to the personal information of as many as 143 million Americans between May and July – about […]