The smartphone has become the one-stop-shop when it comes to consumer demands. It feels like there is an app for almost everything. With the influx of unique and intuitive apps, there is no better time in history to take advantage of finance-related technology. We’ve rounded up our favorite apps to help calculate budgets, curb overspending and avoid late payments.
In September 2017 a massive Equifax security breach became public knowledge. If there was a silver lining to this infamous event, it likely spurred more consumers to take more measures to protect their identities. Perhaps you’ve frozen your lines of credit, or you’re at least checking your credit reports more regularly these days. But what about your kids? As distasteful as the idea may be, child identity theft is a serious and growing concern, for several reasons.
It’s all too often we hear the words, “I should have started saving and investing earlier” or “if only someone told me to save for retirement sooner.” At Sensenig Capital Advisors, we are doing our part to help the next generation start on the right track.
Daniel Rieger is a student at Gettysburg College. He recently finished his freshman year and is planning on declaring a major in a program specific to Gettysburg known as Organization Management Study. Daniel’s interest in finance was sparked at a young age when he began investing with thoughtful guidance from his grandfather.
Several years ago, I started working with a business owner who managed 20 to 30 employees in the manufacturing industry. I worked with him individually on investment management, and every year he made contributions to his personal accounts. At first, we didn’t have any understanding of his business beyond a means of generating cash flow.
Almost all of our staff members are alumni of York College of Pennsylvania. This is a neat niche we have been able to foster almost by chance and as our firm continues to maintain a great relationship with the college they have featured us in the most recent issue of YC Magazine.
Young or old, wealthy or poor, online or in person … Nobody is immune from financial scams and identity theft slams. No matter who you are or how well-informed you may be, the bad guys are out there, daily devising new tricks for every fraud we fix. We recommend approaching your personal security the same way you approach investing: Instead of feeling you must immediately chase every defensive action out there, start with a plan.
The team at Sensenig Capital is very pleased to announce the addition of Kurt W. Angstadt, CFP® to our staff of advisors. Kurt brings years of depth and experience to SCA, particularly related to wealth management and company retirement plans. We would welcome you to click through and read more about Kurt’s experience and interests.
By design and intent, we are and will remain an independent, fee-only Registered Investment Advisor firm, dedicated to advising our clients on how to best manage their wealth – all of their wealth – according to their own cherished goals. We are dedicated to being transparent and caring and fiduciary. With or without any regulatory requirements, this is what we do; it’s who we are. It’s bred in our bone. As the DOL rule begins to (hopefully) improve on the retirement planning advice that all investors receive, we welcome any questions you may have about its impact on your own interests. In the meantime, if you notice other firms mimicking us as a result of the new requirements, you might want to ask them: What took you so long?
I suppose one such moral to this story would be to do all you can in working toward some good and worthwhile life goal. Do so with humility and with the expectation of inevitable roadblocks along the way. And, if you are given the chance to help others in the process, make sure to embrace the opportunity.