Dillon Harper is a Wealth Advisor* at Family Financial Partners – a financial services firm in Lexington, Kentucky.
A bluegrass native, Dillon from Lawrenceburg, continued his education at the University of Kentucky graduating with dual degrees in Finance and Marketing in 2019. Before joining Family Financial Partners, Dillon gained a plethora of experience from interning at other financial institutions around Kentucky.
Outside of the office, Dillon enjoys going to the gym, hunting, and keeping up with his favorite sports: football, and basketball while simultaneously being dubbed a golf novice by his FFP co-workers.
Articles by Dillon
Please don’t ask me why, but the way providers talk about benefits can confuse many folks, especially younger employees who might be enrolling for their insurance for the first time. One recent study showed that more than half of employees choose plans that aren’t right for them, costing them money in premiums or underfunded costs.
So, what is all this tricky language, and what does it mean for you and your benefit selections? Let’s review a few of the most common terms you’ll encounter in selecting a package.
If you’re like the majority of Americans, you might be living paycheck to paycheck. That’s according to a recent report where 61% of U.S. adults said they spend all of their income every month on bills like housing and food.
We’ve hit a perfect storm where pandemic funds have dried up, inflation has been running hot over the past year, and wages have struggled to keep pace. The result is dwindling savings and record-high credit card debt, and it can feel like you’re barely treading water.
As young investors, everybody wants to advise us on what to do with our money. Bloggers, social media personalities, and TV talking heads claim their method will get us on the path to wealth and early retirement. We see it so much that some of us start feeling guilty, like every dime that doesn’t go toward our retirement, investment portfolio, or mortgage is a dime that’s setting us back from our goal of financial freedom.