Personal & Financial Strategies - 8
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Employee or Independent Contractor?

Many businesses are relying on contract workers to get things done and reduce overhead expenses. But does your contractor qualify as an employee? Jennifer Lollino of Sickich LLP explains.

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A Personal Umbrella for a Rainy Day

Lisa Mawyer, State Farm agent, discusses a variety of applications for insurance, and why these services can be so valuable when trouble arises.

Spring is a great time to review your financial goals and update your long-term strategies.
Spring’s A Great Time to Review Financial Goals

Do you remember the last time you reviewed your financial goals and your portfolio? Matthew Henry of Sikich Financial suggests a few ways to improve your investments by reevaluating your goals.

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Finding Yield Amid Low Interest Rates

When interest rates are at historic lows, investors need to reexamine their short- and long-term needs. Jeffry Trad, of Midland Financial Strategies, suggests several questions investors should consider.

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Banking Choices Are Good For the Consumer

What exactly is the difference between a bank and a credit union, and how can it impact my finances? Chuck Garlock, CEO of Rock Valley Credit Union, sets the record straight.