US News & World Report: 6 Small Business Tax Deductions

US News & World Report: 6 Small Business Tax Deductions

Posted on March 19, 2019

With the new tax law, people are often wondering about the new rules and tax deductions—especially small business owners. Journalist Maryalene Laponsie of the US News and World Report interviewed me on the subject of taxes for small business owners and quotes me in her article “6 Small Business Tax Deductions.” If you’re a small… Read more »

The 10 “Must-Dos” After You Say “I Do” – Start Your Marriage with a Sound Financial Foundation

Posted on July 3, 2018

Congratulations on the nuptials! In the eyes of your family and friends (and the US Government) the two of you are officially a family! New doors have now opened and it’s important to take the time to ensure you’re headed in the right financial direction. Here are some key things to do in order to… Read more »

Money, Inc.: Surprise Trait of Great Investors

Posted on August 21, 2017

Money, Inc. contacted me about what traits I thought made a great investor, and it may surprise you. Click the link to read the article about a trait that I think more people could use in managing their wealth. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the matter, feel free to contact me with any… Read more »

Coping with the Death of a Spouse: How to Build Your Personal and Professional Support Group

Posted on June 6, 2017

The unbelievable grief you face when a spouse dies is often crushing. It is important to surround yourself with those you trust and who have your best interest at heart as you work through this very difficult time of your life. The following ideas will help you develop your grief support group – both personal… Read more »

In the News: Erin Durkin, CFP on Medical Billing in US News and World Report

Posted on December 7, 2016

As the saying goes, “health is wealth.” So it makes sense that one of the silent destroyers of wealth is a sudden illness, injury, and the medical bills that come with them. Few people plan for sickness so it becomes crucial to be able to review your medical billing as a means to protect your… Read more »

What You Should Know About Medicare

What You Should Know About Medicare

Posted on November 2, 2016
Wedding Planning on a Budget

10 Steps to Wedding Planning on a Budget

Posted on November 4, 2016

Planning weddings on a budget is a topic I can speak to from recent personal experience. I myself attended about nine weddings in the last year, and am writing this, as a newlywed that recently planned my own wedding. After going to all these weddings, I found myself constantly saying “Why did they spend money… Read more »