Banking Incentives You Just Might Like just released a report on some sweet incentives offered up by banks for new accounts.  Obviously, it is important to read all of the fine print and make sure that you are comfortable with it.  Never take… Read More

Increased Credit Card Debit? Spending or Survival? released its 2014 credit card debt study this week and some interesting clues came out as a result. The numbers would suggest that the consumer is back to survival mode again.  The study revealed that consumers ended the… Read More

Three Reasons to Avoid When it Comes to Taking Risk

By Bob Brooks March 5, 2015 When it comes to investment risk, people take it for all types of reasons.  Some of them make sense while others don’t.  Some take it and have no idea that they are… Read More

Buying In Bulk Doesn’t Always Save You Money

By Bob Brooks March 2, 2015 There is the misconception that buying in bulk aways saves you money.  It is that concept that has made companies like Costco and Sam’s very profitable  Kiplinger Magazine put out an article… Read More

My Go – To Reading List

By Bob Brooks February 26, 2015 Through the years, I have interviewed many authors who written some great books.  Then there are the books that I would call the authority on a subject.  Said another way, if you… Read More

Is Your Broker’s Recommendation in your Best Interest?

By Bob Brooks February 25, 2015 Well of course your broker/advisor has your best interest at heart….right?  Aren’t there laws that protect the individual investor?  Well, actually, not really.  It depends on the type of advisor. To understand… Read More