Are Your Heirs Ready? 3 Lessons to Teach Children About Wealth Now

Forbes recently reported that we are at the brink of the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history1.   Over the next 30 to 40 years, $30 trillion in assets will pass from one generation to the next in the United States. The Center for Rural Pennsylvania estimates2 that in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania alone, $1.1 billion transfers[…]

Anxiety About Money – How to Find Relief

Do you worry about money? Countless people do—surveys consistently find that finances are one of the most common sources of anxiety. Maybe you worry about having enough money for retirement. Or perhaps you’re living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to pay your rent or mortgage on time. Mounting credit card debt only adds to the[…]

Coping With Financial Stress in Your Life

Financial stress is a widespread experience. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), 72 percent of Americans are stressed about money at least occasionally and 22 percent feel extremely stressed about their finances. This is pretty significant because financial stress is linked to health problems like depression and sleep problems. With the rising cost of living, many Americans are feeling[…]

Dealing With the Stress of a Financial Crisis

While money is a relatively common cause of stress and marital tension, the serious global economic downturn we’re currently seeing has many people concerned about losing their home or their savings—or both. If you’re finding yourself stressed about money, the following steps can lead you to a greater sense of peace, and a brighter financial[…]

Simple Ways to Relieve Money Stress

If you worry about money, you’re not alone. Studies show 72 percent of Americans feel stressed about their financial situation. Fortunately, these strategies can reduce your money worries fast.   It’s a common misconception that making more money will bring more happiness and less stress, but research doesn’t show this to be the case. While more[…]