Amber’s letter: what Christmas is all about

Column by WNLP’s Mike Kellems      I have been kicking around some thoughts for a follow up to the column I penned last month on our need for Thanksgiving. I’m grateful ... Continue Reading →

Life stories in the rubble

  Story and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems A couple of weeks back, when the weather was incredible, I was driving down Maple Avenue when I saw two large piles of rubble. ... Continue Reading →

Managing your retirement plan under a new employer

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Your employer-sponsored retirement plan is a valuable asset. But sometimes things happen ... Continue Reading →

Financial advice for the recently divorced

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Divorce is common in our society, but that doesn’t make it any easier to navigate. If you’ve ... Continue Reading →

Mike Kellems: We NEED this Thanksgiving

By Mike Kellems I’m certain that there are few people who would not agree with me when I say that the year 2020 needs to be in the rearview mirror and it needs to go fast. Simply ... Continue Reading →

Never forget the significance of this day

Column and photo by WNLP’s Mike Kellems Today is Veterans Day. In my humble opinion this is one of the most important days of the year and for the record, I feel the ... Continue Reading →

Protecting your family from long-term care costs

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Like everyone, you want to remain physically and financially independent throughout our ... Continue Reading →

What should investors know about the election?

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. The upcoming election is, of course, big news. But there’s more than one way to look at it. ... Continue Reading →

A bald eagle, a pileated woodpecker … and three goofballs

    Story by Beth Boardman; photos by Bob Wellinski In this time of necessary isolation and communication primarily by message, it’s a treat to share a fun moment with ... Continue Reading →

Caregivers must also care for themselves — financially

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. If you’re a caregiver, possibly for a loved one dealing with an illness such as Alzheimer’s ... Continue Reading →