Review: Marcus Online Savings Account

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations What is Marcus? Recently, Goldman Sachs has made a big push into the consumer banking market. When most people think of Goldman Sachs, they think of high net worth and private banking. Marcus is basically the consumer banking arm of Goldman Sachs. Currently, they offer a variety of […]

Magnolia Manor Becomes a Reality

By: Tori Berube, Director of Marketing & Outreach In today’s blog, we share an incredible update from MFF Fellow Morgan on her project, “Under the Shade of a Magnolia Tree.” In July 2020, Morgan shared how she was learning to manage the purchase and rehabilitation of her first investment property. Morgan recognized this project was an opportunity for […]

The Basics of a Real Estate Proforma

Are you considering investing in commercial or residential real estate as part of your financial plan? If so, first-time investors will want to know how to prepare, read and understand a real estate proforma, which analyzes a property’s potential income and determines what you can expect for a property’s cash flow or net operating income […]

Making Your Financial Goals S.M.A.R.T. in 2021

By: Tori Berube, MFF Director of Marketing & Outreach With the start of the new year, many people reflect on the past year and take the time to set personal goals, including improving their financial health, for the year. Over the past few weeks, we have enjoyed reading what financial goals Americans are setting in […]

Subscription Creep

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations It happens to us all… When was the last time that you took an inventory of all of your recurring subscriptions? Over the last nine months of basically being confined to home, it may not be surprising that we all signed up for new subscription services to stay […]

Finding the Hidden Gems

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations Hidden gems are often hiding in plain sight. They include incentives, discounts, and promotional offers. Do you enjoy a good scavenger hunt? This is the time of year to reevaluate your financial situation. Below are a few examples of things that could use a second look.   INSURANCE […]