How can you help lower your longevity risk?

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. The investment world contains different types of risk. Your stocks or stock-based mutual funds ... Continue Reading →

Strategies: what’s needed to meet financial goals

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Like most people, you probably have many financial goals: a comfortable retirement, long vacations, ... Continue Reading →

Mike’s trip to the BMV: not bad at all!

  Column and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems I recently purchased a new vehicle and with that goes the customary trip to the (cue loud scary music) Bureau of Motor Vehicles. ... Continue Reading →

From the notebooks of Greg Fruth: “A little old school” — Stan Klimczak

Greg Fruth, a self-described “Slicer football pack rat” and a retired La Porte High School teacher, has compiled a series of stories gleaned from countless hours of research. He ... Continue Reading →

So what should you do with an inheritance?

  Jennie Girton, CRPC,  is a financial  advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte.             If you were to inherit a large sum of money, what would you do with ... Continue Reading →

Demystifying business finance — or, Happy Income Tax Day today

Column by Jeff Bernel Business financial reporting can be confusing.  All business accounting reporting follows the rules set out by FASB,  the Financial Accounting Standards Board, ... Continue Reading →

How to protect yourself against financial scammers

Jennie Girton, CRPC,  is a financial  advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. It’s unfortunate, but true: During this period of economic uncertainty, one of the busiest ... Continue Reading →

Protect that retirement income by managing withdrawals carefully

Jennie Girton, CRPC,  is a financial  advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Throughout much of your working life, you contribute to your 401(k), IRA and other investment ... Continue Reading →

Fern Eddy Schultz: the pond called “Came and Went”

Written by Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian Probably the corner at the intersection of I Street and 10th Street in La Porte is the most well-known for the activities that ... Continue Reading →

Think “financial independence” this Independence Day

Jennie Girton, CRPC,  is a financial  advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte.             Over the past few months, just about everyone has felt the loss ... Continue Reading →