7 Reasons Not to Wait Until Thanksgiving to be Grateful

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA You don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving to be grateful.  You can be grateful every day.  It’s your choice.  Life might not be going swimmingly

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5 Reasons to Fund a 529 College Savings Plan

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA 1) College is Expensive Financing a college education today can be a big challenge.  Having written some checks for college I find it handy to

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Diet and Exercise

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA That’s what my doctor tells me after my annual physical exam – every single time.  When I press her on this, she gives me a

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How to Use the Tax Code to Retire in Style

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA How do you envision your retirement?  Spending long, lazy days at the beach? Spending more time with your grandchildren? Going golfing or fishing a lot

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The Last Mortgage Refinance

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA   I know it’s not breaking news that mortgage rates are low. They are very low in fact.  At the last Federal Open Market Committee

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You Only Get a Mulligan in Golf

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA In golf the low scores wins. The player with the least strokes per round is the winner. If you hit a bad shot into the

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I Did the Math

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA   My son went surfing several times off the Narragansett Beach on the Rhode Island Shore this year.  He went with a couple of his

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The Complimentary 1,440 Credit Card

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA My brother-in-law Bob recently told me about the Complimentary 1,440 credit card. Here were some of the features he mentioned: * You must use the

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Things are More Expensive When You Pay For Them Yourself

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA   We never gave our children an allowance when they were growing up.  I had an allowance when I was a kid.  Unfortunately for me

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