David Lerner Associates News

Do You Need to Retire?

14 Mar 2019 -

Many people become depressed when they retire completely. Studies show that the likelihood that someone will suffer from clinical depression goes up by about 40 percent after they’ve retire

The Student Loan Trap

11 Mar 2019 -

Getting a diploma or degree from an education facility might sound amazing, but spending money you don’t have is never a good plan. 

March Madness for Your Finances

7 Mar 2019 -

It’s time for March Madness! It’s also tax season. By now you should have all your tax documents collected and ready to go.

Best Places to Retire 2019

6 Mar 2019 -

A lot of retirees have been moving out of state to get the benefit of low or no state taxes, as well as improve their way of life.


Retirement Planning for Couples

4 Mar 2019 -

54% of women expect their partner will be an important source of retirement income, while 36% rely on their partner as a backup plan in case they can’t work anymore.

Financial Literacy and Your Retirement

1 Mar 2019 -

According to a recent study, the ability to answer basic financial literacy questions wanes as age increases. A lack of financial literacy opens the door to abuse from those looking to target the elderly.

Telecommuters are the Wave of the Future

27 Feb 2019 -

The advances in technology are so fast that it’s changing the world we live in and the way we do business. It’s also creating opportunities to live in a completely different way.

3 Remote Work Trends that Will Dominate 2019

25 Feb 2019 -

Working remotely is becoming an accepted part of the normal workplace. Technology has changed much of what we do, and there are a few trends that we will see in the next year.

Using the Gig Economy to Fund Your Retirement

20 Feb 2019 -

66 percent of Americans are fairly certain they will outlive their savings. If that were to happen to you, what would you do? 

How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur in 2019

18 Feb 2019 -

There are new technologies impacting business in 2019 and the path to success as an entrepreneur is to embrace the ones that make sense for your venture.

3 Secrets to a Better Valentine’s Day

14 Feb 2019 -

Valentine’s Day is about treating your significant other and showing your love. Valentine's Day spending will be almost $20 billion in 2019. The average American will spend close to $150. 

Money Trumps Love

13 Feb 2019 -

Valentine's Day extols the virtues of romantic love. But when it comes to picking a partner, more Americans choose money over love.

Indebted America

11 Feb 2019 -

Many people in America are struggling to get by. 157 million Americans have credit card debt to pay off, and a mind-boggling 44 million have student loan debt outstanding. 

Social Security Increase

6 Feb 2019 -

The Social Security increase amounts to 2.8 percent, a $40-per-month increase on average, and will be the biggest adjustment to Social Security payments in the past seven years

Average American Net Worth by Age

8 Feb 2019 -

When you know your net worth, you can set a realistic financial goal. In the digital age, tracking your net worth is less complicated than it once was.

Investment Strategies for 2019

4 Feb 2019 -

As we get into the swing of 2019, it’s time to take a look over investment strategies and goals for the rest of the year. These tips may increase your chances of a successful investment year ahead:


Financial Lessons from Ayn Rand

2 Feb 2019 -

Ayn Rand is the author of the 1957 classic novel, "Atlas Shrugged," and a champion of capitalism. The four pillars of her philosophy are reality, reason, self-interest, and capitalism

Managing Credit Card Debt

30 Jan 2019 -

Credit card debt can have a negative effect on your financial wellness plans. The average U.S. household debt is $16,425 - an increase of 11% in the past decade.

The Wealth Gap for Women

28 Jan 2019 -

Wealth inequality is not only more extreme than income inequality, but it reveals disparities that are hidden when income is the indicator of economic status

Interest Rates Increase in 2019

23 Jan 2019 -

The Federal Reserve recently increased interest rates by a quarter point and it seems the rate hike is set to increase even further by all accounts, possibly three more times in 2019.

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