Lesko June 20th: Moving Toward Cashless Payments
Lesko June 20th: Moving Toward Cashless Payments

More businesses and stores are gong cashless and some even charge fees for paying with currency.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber reports on the latest trend.

Lesko May 30th: What is Financial Success?

Lesko May 30th: What is Financial Success?

A recent survey asked Americans to define financial success.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber says their answers could surprise many people.

Lesko May 23rd: Using Credit Cards for Groceries Can Spark Debt Cycle

Lesko May 23rd: Using Credit Cards for Groceries Can Spark Debt Cycle

Families struggling with the high cost of food and groceries are turning to credit cards to make ends meet.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber explains why that could create bigger problems down the road.

Lesko May 16th: Financial Gifts for Grads

Lesko May 16th: Financial Gifts for Grads

Colleges and high schools are holding graduation ceremonies.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber has some financial gift ideas for the class of ‘24.

Lesko May 9th: Save Ahead for Vacation

Lesko May 9th: Save Ahead for Vacation

Despite rising costs, more Americans are planning to travel on vacation this year.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber has some advice to help make your vacation more affordable.

Lesko May 2nd: How Pre-retirees Plan to Make Savings Last

Lesko May 2nd: How Pre-retirees Plan to Make Savings Last

More Americans fear outliving their retirement savings than they fear being ill or dying.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber details their fears and solutions.

Lesko April 25th: Many Teens Already Thinking Ahead to Retirement

Lesko April 25th: Many Teens Already Thinking Ahead to Retirement

Gen-Z is ahead of past generations with those in their teens already thinking about retirement.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber has the results of a new survey.

Lesko April 18th: Inflation Rises Again in March

Lesko April 18th: Inflation Rises Again in March

The effects of rising prices linger as inflation proves stubborn.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber breaks down the latest numbers.

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 April 4th: Budget Reframe

Lesko April 4th: Budget Reframe

Many people view budgeting as something they’d like to avoid.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber explains how the simple act of reframing can help make creating a budget less of a chore.

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.