Chornyak & Associates http://wcbe.org en Talking to Your Aging Parents About Their Finances http://wcbe.org/post/talking-your-aging-parents-about-their-finances <div>As people age, their financial needs change and they may need advice. Here's a useful checklist of issues to consider in working with aging family members regarding financial decisions, provided by Commonwealth Financial Network.<br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Each day between 2011 and 2030, 10,000 baby boomers will celebrate their </span>65th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> birthdays. As the boomers grow older, their middle-aged children may find themselves in a challenging situation: providing financial assistance to their parents as well as their own kids.</span> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:53:39 +0000 Commonwealth as submitted by Chornyak & Associates 59213 at http://wcbe.org Talking to Your Aging Parents About Their Finances The Budget Traveler: Tips for Booking Your Summer Vacation Online http://wcbe.org/post/budget-traveler-tips-booking-your-summer-vacation-online <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> a summer getaway is on your agenda, doing some online research is a great way to find deals. But is it better to book through a third-party travel website, like Expedia or Orbitz, or directly with the airline, hotel, or car rental agency?&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 10:54:22 +0000 COMMONWEALTH AS SUBMITTED BY CHORNYAK & ASSOCIATES 57313 at http://wcbe.org The Budget Traveler: Tips for Booking Your Summer Vacation Online Free Your Mind of Clutter http://wcbe.org/post/free-your-mind-clutter <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/SIaDC1rPCSo" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 13:33:49 +0000 Chornyak & Associates 56315 at http://wcbe.org Financial News from Chornyak & Associates - April 2014 http://wcbe.org/post/financial-news-chornyak-associates-april-2014 <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/0bE1S1sDprs" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:36:23 +0000 Heather Anderson 54284 at http://wcbe.org A Lesson in Being Patient http://wcbe.org/post/lesson-being-patient <p>Joe Chornyak uses a recent personal experience with being patient to illustrate a basic financial investment strategy. &nbsp;Markets today are volatile and more than likely always will be, but being patient and riding through the storm will always pay off in the long run. &nbsp;After the 2008 economic downturn markets eventually rebounded and hit record highs. &nbsp;Every market correction is different, and patience eventually pays off.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:41:53 +0000 Chornyak & Associates 52279 at http://wcbe.org A Lesson in Being Patient Preparing Your IRS Forms http://wcbe.org/post/preparing-your-irs-forms <p><span style="font-size:11pt">Preparing your IRS forms? <a href="http://www.commonwealth.com/RepSiteContent/prepping-upcoming-tax-season.htm" target="_blank">Commonwealth Financial Network</a> gives you a sound introduction on what changes are in place for 2013 and what we can expect in 2014.<br /> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:56:12 +0000 COMMONWEALTH AS SUBMITTED BY CHORNYAK & ASSOCIATES 50978 at http://wcbe.org Preparing Your IRS Forms A Financial Checklist For 2014 http://wcbe.org/post/financial-checklist-2014 <p><span style="font-size:11pt">A new year is upon us and we think that this month's newsletter will help you get off to a good start.<br /><br />For example, <a href="http://www.commonwealth.com/RepSiteContent/financial-checklist.htm" target="_blank">Commonwealth Financial Network</a> gives you a useful monthly plan to remind you of different financial issues that need to be taken care of during the year. Read the full article <a href="http://www.commonwealth.com/RepSiteContent/financial-checklist.htm" target="_blank">here</a>.<br /> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 06:00:00 +0000 COMMONWEALTH AS SUBMITTED BY CHORNYAK & ASSOCIATES 50979 at http://wcbe.org A Financial Checklist For 2014 Tips & Tricks for Smart Holiday Shopping http://wcbe.org/post/tips-tricks-smart-holiday-shopping <div>For many people, one of the joys of the holiday season is shopping. &nbsp;For others it's a chore that brings on stress. &nbsp;In either case, our post this month provides lots of information that will make you a more informed consumer. &nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:06:57 +0000 COMMONWEALTH AS SUBMITTED BY CHORNYAK & ASSOCIATES 47771 at http://wcbe.org Tips & Tricks for Smart Holiday Shopping Ready For IRS Tax Season? http://wcbe.org/post/ready-irs-tax-season <p>It's time to start thinking about taxes again! &nbsp;Here at <a href="http://chornyak.com" target="_blank">Chornyak &amp; Associate</a>s we have a highly qualified tax-planning department, headed by Adam Smetzer, CPA, prepared to serve you. &nbsp;In the video for this month, Adam tells you about himself and his interests.</p><p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:17:37 +0000 Chornyak & Associates 46914 at http://wcbe.org Ready For IRS Tax Season? Final Matching Donation from Chornyak http://wcbe.org/post/final-matching-donation-chornyak <p style="border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; line-height: 22px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; margin-bottom: 15px; color: rgb(51,51,51); font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px"><a href="http://www.chornyak.com/" style="border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; color: rgb(12,76,162); vertical-align: baseline; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" target="_blank">Chornyak &amp; Associates</a>&nbsp;encourages listeners to&nbsp;<a href="https://wcbe.blackbaudondemand.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=298" style="border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; color: rgb(12,76,162); vertical-align: baseline; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" target="_self">donate</a>&nbsp;to WCBE from 4-7pm today. 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When you do they will double your <a href="https://wcbe.blackbaudondemand.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=298" target="_self">donation</a> with a matching gift of $5,000. This is a dollar-for-dollar offer for any donation made by phone during this time. (614) 365-5711.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Richelle Antczak McCuen & Chornyak & Associates 44759 at http://wcbe.org Chornyak Doubles Listener Donations = 3rd Time! Donations Matched Now until 7pm http://wcbe.org/post/donations-matched-now-until-7pm <p style="border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; line-height: 22px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; margin-bottom: 15px; color: rgb(51,51,51); font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px"><a href="http://www.chornyak.com/" style="border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; color: rgb(12,76,162); vertical-align: baseline; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" target="_blank">Chornyak &amp; Associates Fri, 11 Oct 2013 20:33:04 +0000 Richelle Antczak McCuen & Chornyak & Associates 44698 at http://wcbe.org Donations Matched Now until 7pm Excel For the Benefit of Your Clients http://wcbe.org/post/excel-benefit-your-clients <div>I hope you'll take a look at our video for this month. &nbsp;It's a personal message from me to our clients, potential clients, and friends. &nbsp;I want you all to know that I love what I do and I'm highly motivated to provide you the best financial counseling possible. &nbsp;It's a goal that all management and staff at <a href="http://chornyak.com" target="_blank">Chornyak &amp; Associates</a> share and strive to achieve in our everyday dealings with you.</div><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 22:23:22 +0000 Chornyak & Associates 46915 at http://wcbe.org Excel For the Benefit of Your Clients Renaissance in U.S. Economic Growth http://wcbe.org/post/renaissance-us-economic-growth <div><div>The U.S. renaissance in energy, manufacturing growth, and the rebound of the automotive industry are bringing about opportunities for investors. &nbsp;Make sure you catch this video in which Joe Chornyak discusses what he's hearing from portfolio mangers regarding our energy and manufacturing future.</div> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:33:23 +0000 Chornyak & Associates 42781 at http://wcbe.org Social Security Rules and Strategies http://wcbe.org/post/social-security-rules-and-strategies <p>We often get questions about Social Security rules and strategies. Commonwealth Financial Network provides some excellent advice about when to apply for Social Security. &nbsp;Don't miss it. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:46:00 +0000 COMMONWEALTH AS SUBMITTED BY CHORNYAK & ASSOCIATES 41888 at http://wcbe.org Social Security Rules and Strategies What's Hot In Financial Markets Today http://wcbe.org/post/whats-hot-financial-markets-today <p>As a result of <a href="http://www.chornyak.com" target="_blank">Joe Chornyak's</a> recent meetings with portfolio managers, he uncovered some surprising insights as to what is HOT in financial markets today. Don't miss this video in which he shares with us his thoughts on creating the greatest opportunity over the long haul.</p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:23:41 +0000 Chornyak & Associates 37279 at http://wcbe.org Preparing for Medicare Enrollment http://wcbe.org/post/preparing-medicare-enrollment <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With all the options available to you, the Medicare enrollment process can seem overwhelming, especially if you leave important decisions to the last minute.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Commonwealth Financial Network provides the following advice to ease any potential discomfort about making the correct choices.</span></div><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 16:28:55 +0000 COMMONWEALTH AS SUBMITTED BY CHORNYAK & ASSOCIATES 36730 at http://wcbe.org Financial News From Chornyak & Associates http://wcbe.org/post/financial-news-chornyak-associates-0 <div>Where should we place our emphasis in savings and investment? &nbsp;It's a question that we at Chornyak &amp; Associates face frequently. The website <a href="http://www.consumerismcommentary.com/saving-priorities-retirement-vs-kids-education/" target="_blank">Consumerism Commentary</a> looks at both sides of the issue and comes up with some sound thoughts. &nbsp;The answer? &nbsp;It's a "moveable goal."&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 16:19:12 +0000 Chornyak & Associates 36725 at http://wcbe.org iPad Mini Winner Announcement http://wcbe.org/post/ipad-mini-winner-announcement <p>iPad Mini Giveaway Update: The winner of our iPad Mini Giveaway, held yesterday 4/26 during the last day of our spring drive, has been selected.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 15:25:36 +0000 Richelle Antczak McCuen 34635 at http://wcbe.org iPad Mini Winner Announcement Last Chance to Donate & Win an iPad Mini http://wcbe.org/post/last-chance-donate-win-ipad-mini <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">This giveaway is for all you </span><a href="http://www.thefreedictionary.com/procrastinators" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">procrastinators</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;out there! Today is the last day of our on-air fundraiser, and as of this morning we have $58,834.80 left to raise by </span>7pm<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;"> today. </span><a href="http://www.chornyak.com/" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155);" target="_blank">Chornyak &amp; Associates</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has once again come forward to inspire you to </span><a href="https://wcbe.blackbaudondemand.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=298" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;" target="_self">donate</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;"> by giving away an&nbsp;</span><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">iPad Mini&nbsp;</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">to one lucky listener.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:10:39 +0000 Richelle Antczak McCuen & Chornyak & Associates 34544 at http://wcbe.org Last Chance to Donate & Win an iPad Mini