Lesko April 11th: Younger Home Buyers Get Creative
Lesko April 11th: Younger Home Buyers Get Creative

Younger would-be homeowners are finding non-traditional ways to finance their purchases.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber explains how they’re dealing with high prices and soaring mortgage rates.

Lesko March 21st: Money Dysmorphia an Emerging Trend

Lesko March 21st: Money Dysmorphia an Emerging Trend

Just like “body dysmorphia,” social media can promote a new distortion: ”money dysmorphia.”

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber explains what it is and how to avoid it.

Lesko March 14th: Good Time to Spring “Clean Finances”

Lesko March 14th: Good Time to Spring “Clean Finances”

The start of a new season is an opportunity to streamline your finances and plan ahead.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber offers some simple tips to accomplish this.

Lesko March 7th: Buffet - "Don’t View Market as a Casino"

Lesko March 7th: Buffet - "Don’t View Market as a Casino"

Successful investor Warren Buffet worries that some view the stock market as a “casino” to make quick gains.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber explains what Buffet means and has advice on wise investing.

Lesko Feb. 29th: Some Credit Card Debt Exceeds Emergency Funds

Lesko Feb. 29th: Some Credit Card Debt Exceeds Emergency Funds

One in three consumers owe more on their credit cards than they have saved for emergencies.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber offers some advice on how to work on both reducing credit card debt and building a cash cushion.

Lesko Feb. 22nd: Financial Literacy Courses Have Dollar Benefit

Lesko Feb. 22nd: Financial Literacy Courses Have Dollar Benefit

Taking a financial literacy course in high school can bestow monetary benefits throughout a student’s life.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber explains how.

Lesko Feb. 15th: Consolidation Presents Financial Choices

Lesko Feb. 15th: Consolidation Presents Financial Choices

Consolidations in the healthcare industry can lead to greater choices for patients and employees.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber explains how in light of a recent hospital acquisition in our region.

Lesko Feb. 8th: False Money Beliefs Can Hold You Back

Lesko Feb. 8th: False Money Beliefs Can Hold You Back

The false ideas someone holds about money can stand in the way of their financial success.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber has advice for how to see through these myths and break free of them.

Lesko Feb. 1st: Loud Budgeting

Lesko Feb. 1st: Loud Budgeting

The latest trend on social media may actually help someone manage their money better.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber explains “Loud Budgeting.”

Lesko Jan. 25th: Scammers Use AI to Deceive Victims

Lesko Jan. 25th: Scammers Use AI to Deceive Victims

Scammers are using new technology to defraud their victims.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber has the latest.

Lesko Nov. 2nd: U.S. Economy Grows Again in Q3

Lesko Nov. 2nd: U.S. Economy Grows Again in Q3

The U.S. Economy continues to grow more than expected.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber reports on the Third Quarter numbers.

Lesko Financial Oct. 26th: Secure 2.0 Provides Financial Benefits to Workers

Lesko Financial Oct. 26th: Secure 2.0 Provides Financial Benefits to Workers

A new law may help workers stressed about their finances.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber reports on the Secure 2.0 act taking effect in January.

Lesko Oct 19th: Inflation Remains Stubborn

Lesko Oct 19th: Inflation Remains Stubborn

Prices rose again in September.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber reports on the numbers and the effects of lingering inflation.

Lesko Oct 12th: Retailers Begin Early Holiday Sales Push

Lesko Oct 12th: Retailers Begin Early Holiday Sales Push

Major retailers have already began their holiday sales promotions.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber explains why they’re starting early.

Lesko Oct 5th: More Than Half Feel Behind on Retirement Savings

Lesko Oct 5th: More Than Half Feel Behind on Retirement Savings

New studies say American workers feel they’re falling behind on retirement savings.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber explains why and offers some advice.

Lesko September 28th: Big-ticket Expense Cutting

Lesko September 28th: Big-ticket Expense Cutting

Instead of trimming small expenses, some households are saving money by cutting big-ticket items.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber reports.

Lesko September 21st: E-Spending Shows Signs of “Inflation Fatigue”

Lesko September 21st: E-Spending Shows Signs of “Inflation Fatigue”

Online spending trends show consumers are reducing luxury purchases to buy household staples.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber reports on the numbers.

Lesko September 14th: Consumer Concerns About Tight Credit, Job Loss

Lesko September 14th: Consumer Concerns About Tight Credit, Job Loss

A new survey says more Americans are worried about access to credit and future job losses.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber has the latest.

Lesko September 7th: Companies Get Tough With RTO Mandates

Lesko September 7th: Companies Get Tough With RTO Mandates

Some big corporations are taking a tougher stand to get remote workers back on site.

Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber reports on new Return-To-Office mandates.

Lesko August 31st: Get Your Finances Ready for Fall

Lesko August 31st: Get Your Finances Ready for Fall

Labor Day weekend is an ideal time to give your finances a tune-up. Lesko Financial Advisor R.J. Barber explains how to review and revise to stay on track.