Baby on the Way? Some Financial Must-Do’s Before Your New Arrival

October 8, 2015 2:43 pm

I’m now only about a month away from the arrival of our first-born and while I feel as though my pregnancy as a whole has flown by, this last week or so seems to be moving at a glacial pace.  Now I’m sure part of that is due to the fact that I’m actually moving […]

You Can Borrow Money for College, but Not for Retirement

April 16, 2015 12:00 am

Last year my closest friends and family happily welcomed three healthy baby boys.  With that came a slew of financial questions that needed answering, the most common of which was pertaining to college savings accounts.

With the rising costs of c…

Betsey Purinton on TV: 5/3/2013

May 3, 2013 12:00 am

Building on financial planning themes outlined in Chrissy Canapari’s March 28th blog on new parenting, Betsey Purinton, CFP® spoke to WJAR’s Frank Coletta today about the importance choosing a guardian, purchasing affordable life insura…

Rethinking College Planning – the Affordability Factor

March 11, 2013 12:00 am

Our youngest child graduates from college this June. When we make the last payment this spring, my husband and I will have put three children through one public and two private colleges. I won’t even mention how much the costs totaled – mor…