MPM GIVES

  • January 23, 2017

God’s Lighthouse Academy MPM is excited to expand on our purpose of “Learn. Simplify. Grow.” by giving back to different parts of our community every quarter.  At the start of each quarter, we will announce a local charity which we…

Saving $1 Million for Retirement

  • January 9, 2017

How can you plan to do it? What kind of financial commitment will it take? How many of us will retire with $1 million or more in savings? More of us ought to – in fact, more of us may…

Your Year-End Financial Checklist

  • November 21, 2016

Seven aspects of your financial life to review as the year draws to a close. The end of a year makes us think about last-minute things we need to address and good habits we want to start keeping. To that…

Mind Over Money

  • October 24, 2016

Emotion often drives our financial decisions, even when logic should. When we go to the grocery store, we seldom shop on logic alone. We may not even buy on price. We buy one type of yogurt over another because of…

Market Returns During an Election Year

  • October 11, 2016

Next month, Americans will head to the polls to elect the next president of the United States. While the outcome is unknown, one thing is for certain: There will be a steady stream of opinions from the media about how the…

What Expenses Could Change When You Retire?

  • September 26, 2016

Some costs could rise, fall or even disappear. Your retirement may seem near at hand or far away, but one thing is certain: your future will differ from your present. Financially, that fact is worth remembering. Some of the costs…

Characteristics of the Millionaires Next Door

  • September 12, 2016

The habits and values of wealthy Americans. Just how many millionaires does America have? By the latest estimation of Spectrem Group, a research firm studying affluent and high net worth investors, it has more than ever before. In 2015, the…