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THE MONEY MINUTE: As goes Maine…away goes hunger

by Jac M. Arbour CFP®, ChFC® President, J.M. Arbour Wealth Management Hunger in Maine is much more prevalent than most people know, and it affects our state deeply. Community members of all ages, all throughout our state, lack access to adequate food. Hunger needs a much broader definition. So does food. Last year, the Good […]

THE MONEY MINUTE: The power of a smile and a wave

by Jac M. Arbour CFP®, ChFC®, President J.M. Arbour Wealth Management Summers in Maine are special, and I am blessed to call this state my home. I wake each morning and travel across Lake Cobbosseecontee in a 14-foot, 1956 Richline aluminum boat with my grandfather’s 1973 6 horsepower Evinrude. I watch mist rise from the […]

THE MONEY MINUTE: How your retirement account can feed hungry kids in Maine and provide scholarships to trade school students

by Jac M. Arbour CFP®, ChFC® President, J.M. Arbour Wealth Management At this time of year four years ago, I gave a talk to 800 people at a Lewiston, Maine, elementary school. In it, I shared some ideas about how the students could create an amazing upcoming summer vacation for themselves. I had an absolute […]

THE MONEY MINUTE: Health, wealth and your best self

by Jac M. Arbour CFP®, ChFC® President, J.M. Arbour Wealth Management It’s an interesting business that I’m in and there is an interesting perspective amongst the public about what we do as wealth managers. Most people think our careers have to do only with money. The truth is, our duties stretch far beyond the realm […]

THE MONEY MINUTE: Ever felt financially naked?

by Jac M. Arbour CFP®, ChFC® President, J.M. Arbour Wealth Management As financial advisors, we look at the income, expenses, balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and many other documents, for both corporations and individuals, and we do it every day. It seems so normal, so routine. I recently had a phone call with a […]