blend·ed fam·i·ly noun NORTH AMERICA a family consisting of a couple and their children from this and all previous relationships. The joining of two families can be an exciting time but also a time when you will be faced with many financial decisions. There are many aspects of life to plan for, from living […]
TV Interview: Sean Giles with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: An Eight Year Car Loan? Don’t Do It!February 17, 2017 12:48 pm
Building on his February 10th blog, Sean Giles spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta about what you should consider when thinking about signing a long term car loan.
A while ago I came across a headline that read “Eight Year Car Loans”. What? Ok, I thought I’ve seen it all when it comes to getting someone to buy a car, but this one seemed almost impossible. Is it part of a fake news site, or a scam? I did some digging: sure enough, […]
It was so clear, right? Trifecta. We were headed for tax reform, infrastructure spending and deregulation. The economy was about to take off, replete with a rising dollar and budding inflation. At least that was the popular story at the beginning of the year. Not so fast. Nothing is as easy as it seems. Distraction […]
Providence, RI—(January 26, 2017) – Aaron C. Reynolds, Associate Portfolio Manager at StrategicPoint Investment Advisors in Providence and East Greenwich, RI has earned the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation. Since joining the firm in 2011, Mr. Reynolds has been a valued member of StrategicPoint’s Portfolio Management Committee where he provides expertise in research and […]
New year, new budget! The holidays are over, 2017 has arrived, and we’ve begun a new year to meet your financial goals. Don’t let unexpected expenses derail your 2017 plans. The start of a new year is the perfect time to clear off your kitchen table and take an in-depth view at your overall financial […]
TV Interview: Chrissy Canapari with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Debit or Credit? Which to Use and When?January 5, 2017 1:35 pm
Building on our recent blog, Chrissy Canapari spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta about when you should choose credit over debit for reasons of security.
Investors are forever hopeful (why else would we invest?). And the start of a new year often brings outsized optimism. 2017 feels particularly bullish for the equity markets, however, with both investors and businesses cheering. I feel the same hopefulness, but I am reminded that 2016 was humbling in many ways. 2016 did not go […]
Debit or Credit? It’s a question we get almost every day, whether it be in person at the checkout or online and it’s a question you should take seriously. Why? My debit and credit card both have the Visa/MasterCard logo. What’s the big difference? There is actually a big difference, but for this article, I’m […]
TV Interview: Megan Logee with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Are Your Children Financially Prepared for What Comes After High School?December 2, 2016 12:48 pm
Building on her most recent blog, Megan Logee spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta about some actions we can take to financially prepare our children for adulthood.