Archive for May 2013

Five Ways to Undermine Your Savings

Saving is important, no matter what your income or age. However, too few Americans save to the extent that they should. Often, people will undermine their savings habits by committing the following five mistakes, according to a recent article in Forbes: Forgetting to sign up for an employer’s 401(k). The article’s author calls the 401(k)…

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Wednesday WindDown in Atlanta

Summer is the perfect season to get outside and enjoy the gorgeous Southern weather with friends and family—whether that is playing baseball with the kids, visiting the Atlanta zoo, or just eating a quiet dinner on the patio. For the music fans among us, Atlanta offers an enjoyable concert series throughout the summer: Wednesday WindDown.…

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Atlanta Food and Wine Festival returns this summer

One of Atlanta’s most-loved festivals, the Food and Wine Festival returns this summer to celebrate everything culinary that Atlanta has to offer. The Food and Wine Festival offers a myriad of classes, activities, and events, from the signature PIG OUT party to vintage wine tastings. There is truly something for every palate. Below are just…

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A lesson to be learned from the stock market Twitter scare

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal underscores what I’ve said before when discussing the fiscal cliff: don’t mind the hype. Surrounding the fiscal cliff, media stories were filled with fear and uncertainty. There was much hand wringing and worrying about the future: what Washington’s decision would mean for their personal finances. And everyone…

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