Money and You

Celebrating Financial Literacy Month (Lakeside Chats 4-7-21)

April 7, 2021 | Topics: Video, Financial Literacy, Recent Videos

April is Financial Literacy Month! To celebrate, Adam hosted a Financial Literacy Jeopardy-like Trivia game for this month's Lakeside Chat!

Empowering Women (Lakeside Chat 3-3-21)

March 3, 2021 | Topics: Video, Women, Recent Videos

March marks Women’s History Month again, but many of us are not celebrating. Stories and images of courageous women of the past are everywhere. These women deserve recognition — they fought hard to advance equal rights and access for the majority of the U.S. population who happen to have been born female. Yet in 2021, it can feel increasingly difficult to talk about celebrating for one month a year when there are limited signs of progress to improve the lives of women and girls.

How to Love Yourself (Lakeside Chat 2-3-21)

February 3, 2021 | Topics: Community_NY-VT, Video, Recent Videos

People are experiencing so many things over the last year: feelings of isolation, anxiety over something as simple as shopping in public, the frustration of trying to adopt new technology,  the list goes on & on. We could all use a few tips on how to take better care of ourselves so we’re better equipped to face whatever challenges come next.

Outlook 2021: Powering Forward (Lakeside Chats 1-6-21)

January 6, 2021 | Topics: Video, Recent Videos

Powering Forward
Join us this week as Adam takes us through the LPL Research Outlook 2021: Powering Forward which covers post-election policy, the economy, stocks and bonds, and LPL Research’s economic and market forecasts for 2021.

Cyber Safety (Lakeside Chats 12-1-20)

December 1, 2020 | Topics: Video, Recent Videos

Many of us, regardless of age or technical skill, find our daily lives intertwined with technology more often than we’d like.  With that, comes vulnerability to computer viruses, scams & potentially identity theft.  As in most cases, knowledge is power: therefore, we invite you to gain insight & knowledge from local tech company Twinstate

Gifting and Your Legacy: When is the best time to give?

November 12, 2020 | Topics: Recent Articles, Articles, Wealth

Seriously considering the timing and focus of your gifting and legacy for the first time — or perhaps reconsidering it — was among the countless tough questions stimulated by the global coronavirus pandemic. For many, widespread death and uncertainty raised the perennial question: How do I want to be remembered?

Election Impacts (Lakeside Chats 10-27-20)

October 27, 2020 | Topics: Video, Recent Videos

This chat covered the timely topic of the possible long-term impact of an election on the stock market (hint – historically, it really doesn’t matter). Our host, David Keib, a wholesaler at Capital Group, home of American Funds, has 12 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for six years.

Making Mason Jar Cheesecake (Lakeside Chat 10-14-20)

October 14, 2020 | Topics: Community_NY-VT, Video

This week we had cake artist Janina Kotulich as our guest to show us how to bake delicious Caramel Apple Cheesecake in mini mason jars! See ingredients and supplies below if you'd like to follow along.  

Medicare: Open Enrollment (Lakeside Chat 10-8-20)

October 8, 2020 | Topics: Retirement Planning, Video

This week we will have guest speaker, Ronald Gist, discuss Medicare and the open enrollment period coming up.

SRI, ESG, or Impact Investing: How to decide which is best for you

By whatever its name, the options for putting your money where your personal values are have never been greater. But the array of terms can be overwhelming. Whether you are just beginning as an investor or have been investing for years, a recap of your choices can be useful to make sure you aren’t simply chasing after the latest shiny object — or missing out on a growing trend that’s a perfect match for your personal values and investing goals.