Covid-19: Understanding Your Financial Resources and Options 

Over the last month, our lives have been partially or completely disrupted. My city has been under a shelter-in-place order like so many other people for what seems like months. Covid-19 and Coronavirus is taking a toll on all of us physically and financially. We must work with the circumstances that we are given and … Read more

Get Ready! Give-away

Pleased to host a Goodreads give-away for Get Ready: A Step-by-step planner for maintaining your financial first aid kit. Get Ready is all about helping you organize your financial life so that you can be prepared for any financial emergency including any brought on by Covid-19 (coronavirus). (click here to enter the giveaway) Stay well, Tony … Read more

Get Ready with Sam Renick: It’s Never Too Early for Financial Education

“The most important thought, is the idea of paying yourself first or spending less than you earn, however you like to look at it.  It’s an important idea that anyone can take action on.” – Sam Renick In this episode, I spoke with Sam X Renick, founder of the “It’s a Habit!” Company and co-creator … Read more

Insightful Insurance Observations Spring 2020

Last week, I was invited to be a guest lecturer on insurance for a U.C. Berkeley personal finance course. It was a great experience with insightful questions from the students.  Here are some of the issues that we discussed: What are insurance company financial strength ratings? The financial strength of an insurance company is highly … Read more

Get Ready with Sheryl Garrett: Making Competent, Objective Financial Advice Accessible

“Sheryl says the role of a financial advisor is one of the most important jobs but there is a segment of the industry that operates like the gunslingers of the Wild West, we don’t have the rules and regulations to protect those who we are supposed to be serving – I couldn’t have said it … Read more

Get Ready: Now Available In e-book Format

I’m pleased to announce that Get Ready! is now available in all major e-book formats. In GET READY!, I explain how to organize your financial life with a comprehensive, easy to follow, step-by-step process. After explaining what, exactly, each piece of your financial life is—from bonds and bank accounts to CDs and retirement plans—GET READY! … Read more