Linda Koss

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Be a Smart Charitable Giver

Ohioans donated more than $11 million to Help the Vets, a Florida-based nonprofit. This may have provided a warm feeling, but the organization directed less than 5% of the gifts to veterans...

Use Caution When Using Craig’s List

When it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. That’s what a West Toledo woman thought when she advertised her old scooter chair on Craig’s List, only to find an immediate...

See The Big Picture In Retirement Planning

When people think about retirement, they often plan to shift investments, and that’s certainly important. But according to Lamont Stewart, MBA, and Financial Advisor with Cetera Advisors, people need to look at...

Repairing Your Credit Can Be A DIY Project

Shaulonda Jones points to a posting on her Facebook page that promised quick credit repair. “Nobody can promise they can fix it, and not quickly. You didn’t break it in one day,...

Financial Opportunity Centers—Help Grow Your Money

The coaches at Lucas County’s Financial Opportunity Centers (FOCs) are one of Northwest Ohio’s best kept secrets. Working one-on-one, the coaches help clients reach financial goals like getting out of debt, boosting savings or improving their credit scores.

Spend Less, Save More—Local Experts Offer Savings Tips

Every year we hope to have more money than we did the year before. But hoping is not action. Rather than crossing your fingers, take tips from local experts on how to grow your money over the course of 2019.

Readily Available Medicare Information—Counseling to Obtain Coverage

Now that Medicare open enrollment season is here (from October 15 through December 7), online sources concerning various insurance supplements and drug plans are available along with access to experts trained in Medicare regulations to provide unbiased information to help you determine the best plan for you.

Help Your Grandchildren Get A Good Financial Start

Many grandparents want their grandchildren to save money and get a good financial start, but are unsure of how to do it. Here are some strategies to help them out.

Linda Koss