30 Sep 2016
September 30, 2016

Sean featured in the Pocono Record

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Click the link below to read the article about millennials and money management.

http://www.poconorecord.com/entertainmentlife/20160919/say-goodbye-to-unclaimed-money

18 Jul 2016
July 18, 2016

New Baby Woes

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Having a baby brings excitement and joy — and a whole new set of money worries. How will you afford diapers and daycare? Soccer and swim lessons? And finally college?

Financial professional Sean Clark talked with WPMT Fox 43 about 5 money mistakes new parents make:

Money Mistakes New Parents Make:

  1. Forgetting About Extra Expenses                            Click here for a budget worksheet.

  2. Overspending On Unnecessary Items

  3. Forgetting Life Insurance

  4. Not Creating A Will

  5. Prioritizing College Before Retirement

15 Jun 2016
June 15, 2016

Father’s Day… Finances

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Parents would do anything for their kids, but there’s one thing they shouldn’t do: go into debt! Nearly half of parents in a recent survey admitted they are spending beyond their means to give their kids the newest clothes, shoes and gadgets and enroll them in extra activities.

Financial professional Sean Clark talked with FOX 43 | WPMT and shared tips for parents before they pay the price of a perfect life!

1. Don’t Just Say “No”

2. Continue the Conversation

3. Pay for Chores

4. Start Saving

5. Lead By Example

Click here for a budget worksheet to get you started

11 Apr 2016
April 11, 2016

Spending Your Tax Refund

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Presentation1For many people, the best part of tax planning is dreaming how to spend their tax refund. Rather than spending the money on a one-time splurge, there are ways to make the money work for your benefit all year long.  Financial Professional Sean shared some ideas with WPMT-FOX 43

 

1. Plan For Your Family

2. Home Dining Options

3. Protect Your Home

4. Home Improvements

5. Decrease Debt

Click HERE for a debt worksheet

28 Mar 2016
March 28, 2016

Y.I. Giving Back

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York Independents donates $1,750.00 to the York County Library systems.  Thanks you to all our friends who make this possible!

16 Feb 2016
February 16, 2016

The Quiz Couples Are Failing

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There’s a disconnect when it comes to couples and their finances! Even though the majority of couples think they’re doing a good job of communicating, many don’t know the basics of their finances. Financial professional Sean Clark talked with WPMT FOX43 about the topics all couples should discuss:

1. Spouse’s Salary
2. Savings
3. Social Security
4. Retirement Lifestyle

Click here for a retirement calculator to figure out how much you should be saving.

11 Jan 2016
January 11, 2016

Winning the Lottery

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Lottery winners will face some big decisions after hitting the jackpot.  Financial professional, Sean Clark, talked with Fox 43 about the first steps to take, including setting a budget.

Click here for a budget worksheet to get started.

 

14 Dec 2015
December 14, 2015

Making The Most of Your Donation

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Charitable giving is at an all-time high! Americans gave $358 billion dollars to charities in 2014.  Financial professional Sean Clark talked with WPMT FOX43 about 5 steps to make the most out of holiday donations:

Choose the Charity

Click here for a list of charities eligible for tax exempt status by the IRS.

Click here to see how charities will use your donation.

Avoid Scams
Investigate Technology
Give What You can
Get the Tax Deduction

16 Nov 2015
November 16, 2015

Talking Turkey About Finances

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Parents need to discuss family finances with their adult children. Financial professional ((name)) talked with ((station)) about how to start that conversation and what topics should be covered:

 

1. Legal

2. Healthcare

3. Income & Expenses

4. Financial Records

Click here for a checklist of important financial information that you should make sure to discuss with your adult children.  Remember, knowledge now will prevent headaches later.

19 Oct 2015
October 19, 2015

Phantom Debt

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What’s worse than things that go bump in the night? Phones that ring at dinner time. Just in time for Halloween, financial professional Sean Clark talked with FOX 43 about a new financial fright, called “phantom debt” and what to do if you are contacted: