Arbor Blogs & Articles

The collected articles written by Peter Claeys and Andy Krajewski
Do You Have a Financial First Aid Kit?

Look around your home. Whenever you’re reading this, you likely know where the nearest first aid kit is. Even if you don’t use it often, you probably feel better knowing you have resources in case of a medical emergency. But what happens in case of a financial emergency? While many of us prepare for unexpected...

Checks & Balances for Athletes: Should I Get a Second Advisor?

Becoming a professional athlete is an exciting journey – but it can also be an uncertain one. From contracts to agents to handling personal finance, turning pro involves many more financial complexities than most athletes expect. For some first-time pros, signing their contract may be their first true windfall. Maybe they don’t have time to...

The Generational Wealth Series: Don’t Be a Statistic Part V

The millennial generation – or today’s 30- and 40-year-olds – are facing a financial crisis. From the Great Recession to the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ve faced plenty of financial tumult – and it shows. When it comes to accumulating wealth, millennials are trailing 10 times behind their parents’ generation. And that wealth gap becomes a big...

The Generational Wealth Series: Don’t Be a Statistic Part IV

You may have heard about the financial crisis facing the millennial generation, or today’s 30- and 40-year-olds. They’re lagging far behind their parents’ generation in accumulating wealth – in fact, they have ten times less in savings on average. That gap is a large reason why millennials struggle to pay down debt, buy a home,...

The Generational Wealth Series: Don’t Be a Statistic Part III

When it comes to accumulating wealth, the millennial generation – today’s 30-40-year-olds – are lagging far behind older Americans. While millennials’ median debt levels are far higher than their parents’ generation, they’re trailing in income and wealth, making it harder for them to save for the big financial milestones in life. One of those milestones...