By Mike DuBose Previously, we focused on the largest family expenses—housing, transportation, and food. Let’s continue. Automobile and Home Insurance zaps 20 percent of household costs. Rates are based on multiple variables, so independent agents can compare different companies’ deals. Scott Mosely of Irmo Insurance reported families often don’t communicateContinue Reading

By Mike DuBose With prices soaring, saving is a critical lifestyle for living comfortably, preparing for unexpected expenses, and achieving secure retirements. Previously, we shared broad saving categories—seeking deals, developing budgets, and striving to be debt free. Let’s continue our journey. Homes: If planning to buy real estate, markets areContinue Reading

McGregor Presbyterian Church will be offering a series of workshops in late October and early November on topics that are important to the senior community. The three workshops will feature speakers on the following subjects: October 26: Wills, Trusts, Avoiding Probate; November 2: Durable Power of Attorney, Living Wills, HealthcareContinue Reading

Wallick Investments, LLC’s faith, and factor-based separately managed account, Fidelis, was recategorized by Morningstar from Large-Cap Value to Mid-Cap Blend. As of March 31, 2021, WI Fidelis received a 5-star Morningstar RatingTM among 135 Mid-Cap Blend products for 3-year performance, and a 4-star Morningstar Rating for 5-year and Overall risk-adjusted-performance.Continue Reading

It’s never too early to start thinking about and preparing for college! To assist parents of elementary through middle school students with this process, Parent Advocates for Gifted Education in Lexington-Richland School District Five (PAGE Five) will host a webinar entitled “How to Plan and Pay for College 101” onContinue Reading