If you’re human you couldn’t possibly have avoided thoughts of what you might do if you had won the recent Mega Millions lottery of over $640 million.
You’re entertaining some friends at your house and everyone is having a marvelous time. Suddenly you hear a crash in the kitchen and you race to investigate. You find one of your friends laying flat on her back, unconscious.
If any good came out of the financial crisis and the Great Recession, it is that it made many of us become more financially literate and more aware of the need to pay attention to our finances. We now think before making purchases and we are better at prioritizing our expenditures.
Money is just one of those things that sometimes brings people as much pain as it does pleasure. As the economy in an up cycle of the recession, things are looking better but just the thought and uncertainty of an unstable economy is often enough to bring the fear back into people’s minds
Choosing a financial advisor is tough. There are generally a lot of options so how do you differentiate the crème de la créme of advisors who you can really trust to manage your hard-earned money?
Regardless of your age, the thought of not having to work, but still enjoying a great quality of life is probably quite appealing. Retirement sneaks up on you as each year goes by faster and faster.
We all have a certain emotional attachment to our money, which is very logical since we work hard to earn it. We don’t always make the best financial decisions with our spending, especially when we are in heightened emotional states.
While we’ve all heard from time to time that the best answer is yesterday, we understand that there’s no way to go backwards and change the past. That’s why at UWM we believe the best answer to this common question of, “When Should You Start Financial Planning?” is today.
Urban Wealth Management (UWM) provides realistic and achievable financial planning for all stages of life. Life is ever fluid and your financial plan should be too. There is no one size fits all when it comes to planning – it should adapt to your changing lifestyle.
Children are self-centered. They believe they are special, unique and supremely important. They believe the world revolves around them. Just ask a child what he or she thinks was the most important thing that happened in the world in the past year. While an adult might refer to some event that had a national or global impact, a child will give a different answer.