Brett Fingerhut

Finance Blog

Why College Grads Should Have A Financial Advisor

Why College Grads Should Have A Financial Advisor

When college graduates are thrust into the real world, they have to make a lot of financial decisions. Consulting with a financial advisor can help make these graduates’ decisions much easier, especially when dealing with issues they weren’t taught in school. Many...
Why You Should Plan For An Inheritance

Why You Should Plan For An Inheritance

Those fortunate enough to receive an inheritance should consider important factors, such as estate taxes and liability protection. Otherwise, they may struggle to preserve their wealth. Beneficiaries need a game plan to protect their inheritance, so they can one day...

Best Uses for Your Tax Return

It’s tax return time, and that means millions of Americans will receive a sizable check straight from the government. Many Americans spend this money right away, but others hang on to it, unsure of what to do. After all, we don’t often receive several hundred dollars...
Honeydue: The Best Finance App For Couples

Honeydue: The Best Finance App For Couples

Majority of the couples around the world constantly have financial disputes. This is because one party may be unaccountable or they rarely communicate on matters finance. Honeydue is an app that seeks to develop great financial habits and literacy for couples. How it...
Ways to Teach Kids About Financial Responsibility

Ways to Teach Kids About Financial Responsibility

Parents want the best for their children, and attempt to pass on all the skills they will need to be happy and successful adults, but an area that is often overlooked is financial responsibility. A little effort and a few basic principles can go a long way to setting...
Ways To Get Excited About Budgeting

Ways To Get Excited About Budgeting

Budgeting is nobody’s favorite activity, but it is crucial to ensuring financial stability. It can be daunting, though, to come face-to-face with your finances, and many adults can attest to rarely checking their bank account. However, I am of the mindset that...
How to Utilize the Debt Snowball

How to Utilize the Debt Snowball

Many Americans are overwhelmed by finances. It is hard enough for many to budget for food, gas, and utilities without adding debt payments to the mix. However, there is a solution that can help reduce anyone’s debt quickly and effectively: The Debt Snowball. The Debt...
What to Consider For Your 401(k)

What to Consider For Your 401(k)

A couple of months ago, I wrote about some tips for retirement.  The truth is, even if you only just entered the workforce, there’s no time too early to start saving.  One of the best ways to do this is through a 401(k).  If you’re looking at your first job out of...
Busting Myths About Financial Advisors

Busting Myths About Financial Advisors

Working in the financial services industry for as long as I have, and having cut my teeth as a financial advisor, I know there are plenty of ideas floating around about them, many of which are little more than myths.  With that in mind, I’d like to “bust” some of the...
Preparing For Retirement

Preparing For Retirement

It’s never too early to start planning for retirement, whether you’re in your 40s or your 20s.  As a financial professional in a state such as Florida that’s so popular with retirees, this is something that’s near and dear to my heart.  There are some...