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October 2018

Get Schooled on College Savings Plans

Get Schooled on College Savings Plans Michael Armstrong Partner and Financial Advisor, Armstrong Advisory Group A lot of parents start obsessing over the thought of saving for college when their kids are very young. I have three daughters who are all under the age of three and this issue, along with our sleepless, heavy-diapered newborn [...]

August 2018

How to Stop Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck

How to Stop Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Are you sick and tired of living paycheck-to-paycheck?  If so, you’re certainly not alone.  According to the results of a survey of U.S. workers conducted by CareerBuilder, 78% of respondents said they struggle to make ends meet.  Believe it or [...]

June 2018

Financial Life Hacks

Financial Life Hacks   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   It’s great to watch other people get ahead in life and experience good financial health, but it’s also easy to feel left behind if you’re unable to do the same.  Have you ever wondered how your brother was able to buy a [...]

May 2018

Sell in May and Go Away

Sell in May and Go Away Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group If you are an investor, you have probably heard the old adage, “Sell in May and go away.” It implies that the market tends to underperform during the period between May and October. Although some investors use the concept to inform [...]

March 2018

How to Protect Your Identity on Facebook

How to Protect Your Identity on Facebook  Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group There are more than 7.6 billion people living on the planet and as of the fourth quarter of 2017, about 2.2 billion of them were active Facebook users.  With nearly 30% of the world’s population on Facebook, it should come [...]

February 2018

What is Universal Basic Income?

What is Universal Basic Income?   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Several prominent members of the business community, especially ones based in Silicon Valley, have been trying to raise awareness about a socioeconomic experiment that many people hope will one day transform into public policy.  I’m talking about a concept known [...]

Don’t Go Breaking Your Wallet’s Heart

Don’t Go Breaking Your Wallet’s Heart Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group I think that most folks who bash holidays do so in poor taste, but I just can’t seem to help myself when it comes to Valentine’s Day.  Some astute consumers understand that Valentine’s Day is nothing more than a holiday designed [...]

January 2018

This New Year’s Resolution Could Change Your Life

This New Year’s Resolution Could Change Your Life Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group It seems like many New Year’s resolutions are made to be broken.  According to a report from Business Insider, folks relegate 80% of them to the ash heap of good intentions by the time February rolls around each year.  [...]

December 2017

How to Survive the Holiday Shopping Season

How to Survive the Holiday Shopping Season  Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group You don’t need me to tell you that excessive holiday spending can ruin your finances.  It isn’t my intention to come across as the mean Mr. Grinch, but we all know that this is the time of year when many [...]

September 2017

The Equifax Cybersecurity Incident: What It Means for Investors

(Image courtesy of the Los Angeles Times) The Equifax Cybersecurity Incident: What It Means for Investors Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group OVERVIEW Equifax is one of the three major credit-reporting agencies in the United States. Its size and scope is massive: the organization handles information about approximately 820 million consumers and over 91 [...]