Work to Achieve Your Financial Independence

In recent months, we’ve all felt the loss of some type of freedom, such as being able to travel or engage in social gatherings....

Ensure You’re Properly Insured

Despite the recent volatility and uncertainty, one aspect of your financial picture probably hasn’t changed: your need for insurance. Since National Insurance Awareness Day...

Can You Invest for Retirement and Education?

There haven’t been any college graduation ceremonies lately, but they’ll be back. And if you have young children, you may want to help them...

Nearing Retirement? What Questions Should You Ask?

The recent market volatility has affected just about everybody’s financial and investment situations – so, if you were planning to retire soon, will it...
Brandon Monette

Sticking to Budget Can Boost Your Emergency Fund

During the coronavirus pandemic, health concerns may have been at the top of your mind. But finances were an issue, too. One aspect of...

Know Risk Tolerance at Different Stages of Life

As an investor, you’ll always need to deal with the risk of some kind. But how can you manage the risk that’s shown up...

Why Should You See a Financial Advisor?

The social distancing and stay-at-home orders introduced by the coronavirus have led many of us to feel isolated. Still, we’ve fought back through social...

Proper Diversification Can Ease Retirement Income Worries

During your retirement, you will likely need to withdraw from your investment portfolio to help meet your daily expenses. So, if the financial markets...

CARES Act Offers Help for Investors, Small Businesses (Updated with new legislation)

As we go through the coronavirus crisis, we are all, first and foremost, concerned about the health of our loved ones and communities. But...

How Should You Put Recovery Payment to Work?

You may have received, or soon will receive, a payment from the government as part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic...

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Mint Hill Third Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

MINT HILL, NC - We’re over a week into September, and it’s time to get ready for the annual Town of Mint Hill Scarecrow...

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MINT HILL, NC - Eva Jean Rushing Yandle, 79, of Indian Trail, North Carolina, through the blessing of hospice, passed away surrounded by family...

Where in the World is Phil- August 2020, Part 6

CHARLOTTE, NC - This time we passed it seven times, and the most we saw inline was 10. Barbara and I took advantage of...

Facebook and Election News Updates

CHARLOTTE, NC - Facebook has made several announcements recently to help curb misinformation, fake news, and hate speech on its platform. The biggest one is...

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MINT HILL, NC - If you're looking to sell your vehicle, one of the best weapons to have in your arsenal is a complete...

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Mint Hill Third Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

MINT HILL, NC - We’re over a week into September, and it’s time to get ready for the annual Town of Mint Hill Scarecrow...

Local Second-Grader Supports Levine Children’s NICU through Art

MINT HILL, NC - Three years ago, Vanessa Birch, mom to then-five-year-old Hazel, was confronted with a problem familiar to all parents of preschoolers:...

Fall Splendor – Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden opens two Weekends in September

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a $7.5 million gift to North Carolina State University, will open two weekends in September for...

Bain Academy: A Symbol of Local History no Longer Stands in Mint Hill

MINT HILL, NC - The historic Bain Academy demolition project began recently, and the building will no longer be standing in Mint Hill across...

News You Can Use: What’s Happening at the Local Library?

MINT HILL, NC - The local library looks a little different these days, but there are still many free services you can take advantage...