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[caption id="attachment_9815" align="alignright" width="500"] LUMBERTON, NC - SEPTEMBER 15: Members of Colorado Task Force 1, on the swift water team, head out to check on residents during Hurricane Florence on September 15, 2018 in Lumberton, North Carolina. (Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post)[/caption] What an odd...

As Hurricane Florence continues endangering lives and destroying property, many of us wait in uncertainty, wondering how homes, boats, and treasured landmarks are faring. It's personal and emotional kind of uncertainty, the kind that can't be addressed by probabilities. But on the statistical side, the National Weather service...

On Sunday, this "news" came out that Geoffrey Owens--an actor who had a recurring role on The Cosby Show--was spotted working at a Trader Joe's somewhere in New Jersey, and then shamed for it. The sentiment seems to have been something like, "Poor Geoffrey. If only his former fame had...

My son, Jack, started kindergarten a few weeks ago. It was a big moment in his life and it was also a big moment in the lives of his parents. It’s when Emily and I started to surrender control of the child we’ve raised the...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQjHN9X7ntE&feature=youtu.be Planning for college can be stressful and confusing. Brooke Daly and Lindsey Ringenbach, from Advantage College Planning, will present information to demystify the process of affording, searching, and applying to college. During their presentation, Brooke and Lindsey will discuss strategies for navigating the financial resources...

One of the joys of having our office at Five Points is the endless opportunity it provides to meet colorful people. Yesterday provided another one. About closing time, I heard some discussing the scene in our front parking as they headed out the door. Seems there...

Good financial planning is the process of making smart financial decisions over and over again. With time, these smart decisions compound on each other and give you the freedom to do more of the things that are important you. Just for fun, here is a...