Types of Financial Schemes and Scams

When thinking about scams, most people think, “That will never happen to me,” “How did someone fall for that,” or “Why would someone send money or handle their finances like that?”. But the truth is, most people don’t see it coming. The worst part about scams is what makes them so successful: you won’t know […]

Engaging the Millennial Generation

The millennial generation is a hot topic in almost every conversation, especially ones involving finances. Millennials are analyzed on how they respond to certain situations; how they scrutinize certain outcomes, how they are disrupting the traditional workforce and the behavioral trends associated with each decision they make. This generation (born roughly between the 1980s and […]

Generation Z: Understanding Financial Behaviors

For years, generations have followed after one another, learning and observing similar financial behaviors, until now. The younger generations are testing these trends. The millennial generation and Generation Z (Gen Z) are breaking the economic norms and creating their financial paths. Understanding how the generations stand out from the rest is crucial to keeping your […]

The Importance of Retirement Planning

When thinking about the “retired life,” chances are you’re envisioning golden years filled with leisure, fun, and comfort. Unfortunately, this isn’t the reality for most people because of the financial difficulties or lack of understanding around the shift of responsibility from employer to individual for retirement contributions. This doesn’t have to be the case for […]

Establishing Your Investment Goals

Investing is a financial activity that people participate in, or avoid due to lack of understanding. Truthfully, those who stay away from investing are often the individuals who don’t take time to learn the process and how it impacts financial success. Like many financial activities, investing starts with identifying your goals. Determining investment goals plays […]

Understanding Your Investment Choices

Looking to start investing your money but not sure which option is best for you? Investing requires discipline and self-education. Start basic by understanding your options, knowing where you are and the goals you want to reach. Investing also requires a level of self-awareness; your comfort with risk, your level of patience, what you’re investing […]

Financial Fitness Group Partners with MyKlovr to Educate Families on College Financing

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Recognizing that nearly three-quarters of U.S. families are concerned about paying for college as higher education costs continue to increase, myKlovr has partnered with Financial Fitness Group (FFG) to provide online educational financing resources for students and parents. MyKlovr provides the first-ever virtual college counseling platform powered by artificial intelligence […]

Four Points to Optimizing Your Financial Strategy

Personal financial planning helps you develop a spending plan around your lifestyle and financial goals. With this in mind, it’s hard to believe that roughly 77% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. (1) It doesn’t have to be this way. Crafting a personal financial strategy gives you the roadmap to manage your money and ultimately […]

Building a Budget

For many, the term “budget” is a dirty word that causes stress, pressure and unnecessary arguments. In fact, the very term has caused more domestic disputes and divorces than any other word in the English language(1). Not to mention, media and television sitcoms have degraded the “budgeting process” and say it can’t be taken seriously(1). […]

Exercising Your Savings & Emergency Funds

Life is known for throwing curve balls when least expected. From injuries and car problems to new tax laws and job terminations, life is full of surprises. The problem that most individuals encounter is a lack of funds to catch these curves. This is where your emergency funds and savings accounts come into play. Understanding […]