Joy In Giving

Joy In Giving

By Mary Jo Lyons, CFP® Give and it will be given to you. Luke 6:38 It’s that time of year when giving is on our hearts. Year end is typically when most people finalize their charitable giving. This year the Holy Spirit has moved me to explore giving and understand the many nuances associated with [...]
Seasonal Message from Bob

Seasonal Message from Bob

Time for Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, & Happy New Year! It’s that time of the year again! Do these things sound familiar? Thanksgiving Thanksgiving brings us family, friends, fellowship, parades, turkey with cornbread dressing, football, pies and cookies of the season, visiting, serving, and giving time for others. Christmas Next comes lights and decorations on the [...]
Cyber Security Best Practices

Cyber Security Best Practices

Use complex passwords and update them frequently (at least 8 characters in length and include a combination of numbers, letters that are both upper and lower case, and several special characters like * # ! @ etc) Don’t use the same password for all logins Install Antivirus software with Firewall protection and run and update [...]
Market Commentary

Market Commentary

October was the second time this year and the fourth time over the past 3 years the markets have had what is considered a “correction” of 10% or more from peak to trough. Over the past 3 years corrections like this have occurred an average of every 9 months. The last “correction” was in February [...]
Creating A Strong Password

Creating A Strong Password

You wouldn’t leave your house unlocked while you’re on a two-week vacation – so don’t leave your personal information unlocked with easy-to-guess passwords! Protecting your personal information online on a daily basis will help reduce the risk of identity theft. While most know it’s important, the majority of Americans do not follow recommended cybersecurity practices [...]
Cyber Security Workshop

Cyber Security Workshop

We had a great time at our Cyber Security Workshop in October and received great feedback from attendees about how valuable the information was. Our guest speaker was from the FBI and helped share ways your personal information can be compromised or stolen and best practices to protect yourself. It was such a hit that [...]
Travel Security Tips for the Holidays

Travel Security Tips for the Holidays

As your financial advisors, we want to remind you that the “bad actors” who want to compromise your security online don’t take vacations. Instead, they have an eye out for when you do. Here’s how to keep them from compromising your online safety while you travel. Before You Go Sign Up for Fraud Alerts from [...]
Christian Financial Perspectives Podcast

Christian Financial Perspectives Podcast

Our new weekly podcast “Christian Financial Perspectives” launched mid September and we are excited to announce that we can now be found on iTunes, GooglePlay, and Stitcher! We invite you to search for our podcast on these listening platforms and subscribe so that you can receive them automatically on your device as they are released. [...]
Rachael’s Story In Her Own Words

Rachael’s Story In Her Own Words

July 26th, 2017...my cancerversary I knew my prognosis was probably grim when the anesthesiologist for my colonoscopy shook my hand after the procedure, said, “Best of luck to you,” and walked out. Little did he know, I didn’t need “luck”, I had God and the prayers of His people. Although this was the hardest year [...]