(BPT) Senior year: It’s a time to finish college applications, solidify friendships and look forward to the freedom and the responsibility that come once that final bell rings. A lot of feelings surface during that final year, especially for parents. While your son or daughter might be overjoyed to finally fly the coop and live independently, you’ll probably be dealing with your own mix of emotions, and you’ll want to be sure they’re ready to begin college in the fall. [Read more…]
The big news last month was about how the Equifax data breach could potentially affect the financial future of every adult in the United States. In the wake of this massive heist of personal information, you should immediately take steps to protect your credit account before the stolen info can be used for identity theft. Yes, this is a very big deal. [Read more…]
BY MELANIE YOUNG
Some people feel intimidated at the prospect of creating a financial plan. Others revel in the fine details of stocks, bonds, retirement planning and college funding. Luckily, there is a Trenton resident who can help people on either end of the spectrum.
Christopher Liphardt is a Licensed Financial Advisor at Allen Wealth Strategies in Southgate. He started there in 2008 and has been a vice president for four years. He is originally from Southgate, and attended St. Pius School and Gabriel Richard High School. He attended Wayne State University and took courses in a variety of areas, including business management. He worked his way through school, never taking on any student loan debt. He left school when he realized he knew what he wanted to do for his career.
Looking back, Liphardt sees how his career choice may have been forming when he was a child. [Read more…]