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Ever wonder what's on our mind at Bair Financial Planning? Check out these stories about companies and organizations that we admire for supporting the greater good.

 

Monday, January 8, 2018

On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit — officially came into force. Over the next...

 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

I hope that you have enjoyed spending time with loved ones during this holiday season. This time of year often presents an opportunity for some additional rest and relaxation, but there is always the possibility for activity in the...

 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Did you know that most homes in the United States are not covered for the #1 natural disaster – Flood? Think about all the personal items that sit on or near your ground floor (or in your garage). Even if your home only floods...

 

Friday, December 8, 2017

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Friday, November 17, 2017

We have been working with the tax team of Abbas, Jenson & Cundari, CPA’s for close to 25 years and have found them to always be responsive and understand the needs of our mutual clients. I recently met with them and asked them to...

 

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Alberto Cortes loves Mama’s Kitchen so much he has been there for 26 years! Alberto’s relationship with Mama’s Kitchen began as a Volunteer back in 1991, and he became a Board Member in 2000. He was hired as the...

 

Monday, October 30, 2017

This time of year can seem quiet, with summer vacations and back to school behind us, but the buzz of the holiday season still a few weeks away. Although this sense of calm may be a welcomed break, there is plenty of activity in the U...

 

Thursday, October 12, 2017

In this Community Spotlight I would like to introduce you to a well-loved organization, PFLAG. PFLAG stand for Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians & Gays. It’s a wonderful organization that works to promote the health and...

 

Monday, October 2, 2017

During the past several weeks, we’ve seen news headlines dominated by everything from extreme weather to heightened geopolitical risks, with speculation on policy changes in the U.S. an ongoing hot topic. With so many events...

 

Friday, September 15, 2017

Last week, one of the big four credit reporting agencies, Equifax, announced it experienced a security breach resulting in criminals accessing personal information of approximately 143 million Americans between May and July of this...

 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

As millions of students are beginning their first year of college this fall, they have countless new experiences. New school, new friends, new living situations, new freedoms. While all this occurs, personal finances are sure to be the...

 

Monday, August 21, 2017

Governance: the G in ESG investing. What does this mean exactly? When it comes to governance standards, impact investors want to know that companies use transparent and accurate accounting methods. They want to be sure companies have...

 

Friday, August 18, 2017

Severe thunderstorms took away the opportunity for me to watch Stevie Wonder perform at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in April of 2016. Recently, attending this festival has become my favorite annual trip to take with my...

 

Thursday, August 17, 2017

As summer winds down, vacations come to a close, and kids head back to school, the calendar is relatively quiet in terms of major market events. Earnings season for corporate America—which was a good one—is behind us. No...

 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Bair Financial Planning is a strong supporter of local non-profit organizations and business owners that are making a difference in their community. From time to time we like to bring attention to them and help spread the word of the...

 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

This month's shareholder advocacy spotlight is on J.B. Hunt Transport Services, a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest transportation logistics company in North America. A 2014 study by the Human Rights Campaign found that 61% of...