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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jumping into Financial Action

Picture this, there are 10 seconds left in the game and your team is down by 2 points. You have the ball and you’re rushing down the court with the win in sight. You take the shot. Good news is you’ve planned and practiced for this exact moment; the moment when you make the winning […]

Introduction to Lifestyle Financial Planning

Personal finance isn’t just about building budgets or monitoring stocks. It’s ultimately about how you use financial education, principles and resources to improve your life. Without the principles and plans to support your numbers, it’s just a bunch of useless data. Lifestyle financial planning takes into consideration your psychological ideas – your desires, dreams and […]

Resolutions to Make 2019 a Financial Success

When it comes to personal finance, you should always strive to be at the top of your game. A good way to think about personal finance is playing sports; when you have the drive and determination to win, it motivates you to perform at your best. Prior to that winning game, though, there was planning […]

CEO Miguel D. Vasquez Published in Forbes

CEO Miguel D. Vasquez published via Forbes “The Future Of Financial Consumers Could Depend On Personalized Technology” – Read Full Article via Forbes Now Increased automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and innovative service options are promising personalized financial health services to every financial consumer. The perceived degree of financial confidence can engage many, especially those who […]

The Value of Financial Education for Entrepreneurs

Financial education is often an intimidating and challenging initiative for entrepreneurs to undertake. Yet it is vital for financial prosperity, economic sustainability, and mental health. Financial competency is pivotal in accessing capital and maneuvering through the peaks and valleys of business management. Since our inception, Financial Fitness Group (FFG) has spearheaded academic, unbiased financial literacy […]

Digital Transformation Brings Financial Education to the Forefront: Part 1

Why Digital Transformation is a Necessity for the Financial Service Industry Investing in digital technologies to accelerate marketplace position is no longer optional. It’s a requirement to get ahead. Digital technologies produced increased customer awareness, enabling research and broadening their options on how they can manage their money. As a result, financially educated customers are […]