Money

There's no way to sugarcoat it: If you're an investor, you haven't liked what you've seen in the financial markets recently. The effects of the coronavirus triggered a "bear" market– a decline of 20 percent or more – and more volatility is almost certainly on the way. But instead of fretting over your investment statements, you could consider some more positive approaches to this situation.

We all know the phrase, "April showers bring May flowers." Having an umbrella handy is an important consideration at this time of year. Being prepared for weather conditions can teach us a few things – especially if we think about “umbrellas” that can help us protect our financial goals.

Saving and investing — that’s a winning combination.

With the Christmas season fast approaching, many of us are starting our shopping lists and checking them twice. Our thoughts turn to family, friends and those we want to thank and show our appreciation for.