Opinion: tough questions for one Republican; counter-opinion: will the true conservatives please stand up?

A guest opinion by Leigh Morris, a former mayor of La Porte and a former La Porte Hospital president and CEO, was published Aug. 24.  On Sept. 10, Spencer England submitted to WNLP ... Continue Reading →

What to do with an “unplanned career transition”

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. The COVID-19 pandemic has unsettled the country’s employment picture for months and ... Continue Reading →

Taking control of finances when illness strikes

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, virtually all of us have considered health-related issues. ... Continue Reading →

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 →