12 Steps You Can Take if You Lose Your Job

12 Steps You Can Take if You Lose Your Job

By Nilus Mattive
Posted February 21, 2019

Although layoffs can be emotional, a pink slip should be a call to action — to get your finances in order, including spending, savings, health insurance, and credit. Here are 12 steps I recommend you take immediately after you lose your job to keep your financial house in order.

Beneficiaries: Careful what you decide

Beneficiaries: Careful what you decide

By Nilus Mattive
Posted May 2, 2018

“You want to focus on not only WHO will receive your assets but also how and under what circumstances.”

Retirement is Also Bigger in Texas

Retirement is Also Bigger in Texas

By Nilus Mattive
Posted May 1, 2018

“Back in the early 1980s, the employees of three counties in Texas — first and most famously, Galveston, but also Brazoria and Matagorda – decided to forgo Social Security and create their own retirement system…”

7 Things to Consider Before Downsizing

7 Things to Consider Before Downsizing

By Nilus Mattive
Posted April 30, 2018

“About 40% of Baby Boomers plan to move at some point in the future, according to the Demand Institute…”