The holiday season is a time when everyone owes it to themselves to be festive. In Miami, there are quite a few fun things to do to embrace the holiday spirit and make some memories.

Thanks to Santa’s Enchanted Forest, Florida residents can get away from it all without having to venture far. The biggest holiday-themed parked in the world, it’s open from November 1st until January 6th. Festivities include holiday style karaoke and a nightly light show. The park features South Florida’s biggest Christmas tree. Guests can enjoy an animal show as well as performances by magicians. …

The amount of money spent during the holidays may end up creating a financial constraint after the holidays. Studies show that most people spend hundreds of dollars on gifts, food and events, increasing their expenditure to unbearable amounts. What are some of the strategies that a person can use to ensure they survive the festival expenditure and have enough for the rest of the time? Some of the tips to help in the process include;

Making a list

Write down the list of the people one offers gifts to and the activities one would like to carry out during the…

Key West has more to offer than just beaches and bars. There are a variety of attractions that tourists travel from all over the country to see. For those who aren’t beach bums, there is a whole different world to explore.

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

One popular attraction is the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum . Held in a Spanish colonial-style mansion that dates back to 1851. It was the home of its namesake author and his wife. Many of the couple’s personal belongings remain on display in the museum. This includes antiques purchased in Europe. As a hunter…

Your personal finances require regular maintenance. When was the last time you reviewed your budget? Do you have a suspicion that there are cheaper options for some of your regular bills, but haven’t taken the time to look into it yet? Are you using all of your subscription services?

Don’t let these questions cause you to stress! Put aside a little time to take a closer look at your personal finances. By taking care of a few routine updates to how your money is handled, you’ll have less stress and be more in control of your financial choices.

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The summer season is quickly coming to an end. With the oppressive temperatures finally starting to drop, this is the perfect time to explore Miami’s beautiful city. The escape outside is something everyone needs after being stuck in the house for far too long. These are the four best things to do in Miami right now.

Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is one of the premier attractions in Miami. The beautiful wetlands are simply unlike any other place in the world. You can take a hike through the swamp or rent an airboat to explore the marshes. Just do not get too…

Saving money can be a challenge. Even when you cut out unnecessary things that affect your bank account, essentials like grocery shopping and gas money can surprise us by spiking unexpectedly.

Some people are not confident in their ability to manage their money. Thankfully, apps exist to help manage your funds so that you do not lack the necessities. All you have to do is download them on your mobile device and check them routinely.

Here are some of the best apps to help make managing your money easier.

YNAB

With a subscription to YNAB, you can unlock many useful features…

A financial advisor is responsible for more than just advising their clients in stock market trading; they are crucial components in all aspects of effective financial planning. Their main goal is to educate and provide plans to individuals so they can better manage their finances.

This includes a diverse range of services, such as estate and retirement planning, debt management, budgeting, and taxes. The term financial advisor is an umbrella term for a variety of different financial planners. These include financial coaches, investment professionals, tax professionals, and wealth managers. …

Those visiting Miami should know that locals rave about the nightlife. As a party city, it has plenty of places where anyone can let their hair down after dark. With so many things to do, it’s never easy to get bored in Miami.

Ball & Chain

One of the best places to go at night is Ball & Chain, which is a popular spot for locals. Known for its live music, this venue hosted performances by legendary musicians such as Chet Baker, and Billie Holiday. Even today, bands play there regularly. …

As of 2018, the estimated population of Miami, Florida, sits right below 480,000 people. Miami is known for its vibrant neighborhoods and an outdoor embracing lifestyle. Whether you are looking to stay near the beach, looking for something more urban, Miami neighborhoods have something to offer everyone.

Coconut Grove

Known as “The Grove” to Miami locals, Coconut Grove boasts a laid-back, romantic atmosphere. Regardless of the time of day, take a stroll through Peacock Park and onto the marina boardwalk. …

Whether you call it rebalancing or updating, adjusting your investment portfolio ensures that you don’t get stuck with toxic finances. Investment portfolios consist of every investment asset that you own, so the strategy that you invest through, regardless of its success, is bound to change — even if it’s in small ways.

Periodically

Consider setting a specific timeframe to adjust your investments routinely, for by doing so, you remain flexible without becoming impatient. What you want to avoid by having a schedule is the habit of changing your finances without reason.

After Enduring Great Losses

Nothing reveals the weaknesses within your financial strategy the way…

Robert Henderson Jr.,CFP

Based in Miami, Robert Henderson is the Founder & President of The Henderson Financial Group. Learn more @ http://roberthendersonjr.org/.

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