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From Marketplace October 4, 2018


Four things you should know about protecting your kids credit Here’s a number for you: 1 million. That’s how many children were victims of identity fraud in 2017, according to data from Javelin Strategy & Research. Sixty percent of those affected know the person who stole the child’s identity, which resulted in $2.6 billion in…

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From Huffington Post September 30, 2018


How to prevent child identity theft by freezing your kid’s credit.  Identity theft is a constant threat these days. With the number of major data breaches that have occurred in the past few years, such as the unprecedented Equifax breach in 2017, you’ve probably experienced some form of financial fraud by now. You might keep a close eye on…

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From Accuweather


Don’t wait until it’s too late: 5 expert tips for getting your finances in order before natural disaster strikes. Tip #5:Regularly review your insurance policies to ensure the coverage meets your needs It’s important to make sure your insurance policies cover exactly what you think they are going to cover, according to Linebaugh. “The most…

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From US Today November 14, 2017


How we saved for our $20,000 retirement dream vacation Some consider retirement to be synonymous with relaxation, but Shirley Frye and her husband, Dan, had something more adventurous in mind. In 2015, the Fryes embarked on a 5½-month, 8,300-mile bicycle trek across South America. “We were both serious runners and hikers, and then, as the…

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From US News October 19, 2017


6 Myths About Credit Freezes For nearly three months this year, hackers had access to files at Equifax, a financial services company and one of the big three credit reporting bureaus. All told, more than 145 million people may have had their Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses stolen. Some driver’s license and credit…

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From The Street September 10, 2017


This Is How I Protected My Money While Living Through Epic Hurricanes Since Hurricane Irma hit land on the Caribbean isle of the now mostly uninhabitable Barbuda on September 6, damage in the storm’s wake has been historically extensive. In fact, the storm has been so huge that the blows it’s been delivering to the…

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From US News April 27, 2016


Four things you should know about protecting your kids credit Here’s a number for you: 1 million. That’s how many children were victims of identity fraud in 2017, according to data from Javelin Strategy & Research. Sixty percent of those affected know the person who stole the child’s identity, which resulted in $2.6 billion in…

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From Fiduciary News March 7, 2016


7 Rollover Tips for Those with Money Still in Former Employer 401k Plans It’s an age-old question that, depending on which way the DOL wind blows, may become a bit dicier. But we’ll leave that question hanging pending the final wording of the DOL’s proposed new Fiduciary Rule. In the meantime, the original question persists….

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From WBRZ 2 January 15, 2016


Market Fluctuations ANNOUNCER: Now WBRZ News 2 at 4:00. ANCHOR BRITTANY WEISS: Good afternoon. I’m Brittany Weiss. ANCHOR: Now more about the stock market. It’s none too pretty for 2016. And for some more perspective on what it means, here is financial expert Jerry Linebaugh. So welcome back, Jerry. You were stuck in that traffic….

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From WBRZ 2 January 2016


Retirement Accounts Jerry Linebaugh Tells WBRZ TV Viewers To Consider Insuring At Least Part Of Their Retirement Accounts.

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From WBRZ 2 December 30, 2015


Financial Promises for the New Year  ANNOUNCER: Now WBRZ News 2 at 4:00. ANCHOR BRITTANY WEISS: Next on News 2 at 4:00, taking care of those fi nancial promises in the new year. Finance expert Jerry Linebaugh has some helpful tips for you. ANNOUNCER: You’re watching WBRZ News 2 at 4:00. ANCHOR: Welcome back to…

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From WBRZ 2 August 2015


Stock Market Crisis Stock markets in the U.S. and abroad began failing in August. Jerry was asked to speak about the crisis, to offer perspective and to advise listeners what they should be thinking about.

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From WBRZ 2 August 2015


Back To School Jerry offers perspective on navigating back to school spending.

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From GoBankingRates.com August 2015


Retirement Planning: How Do I Reach My Retirement Goal? For many people with 401(k)s or IRAs, knowing how much risk you can take on means making adjustments to your investments over time. Investors with target-date funds — which automatically re-balance — might be shouldering more risk than is appropriate for their age, said Jerry Linebaugh,…

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From Senior Outlook March 2015


A Healthful Guide to Planning for Medical Expenses I’m an estate planning educator (not “estate planner”). I help plan lives, mostly focusing on finances in retirement. But my team and I use a holistic approach, looking at everything so clients can live how they want. Undoubtedly, finances and health are inter-linked, especially as we age….

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From ThinkAdvisor February 2015


Will Average Retirement Age Increase? While the trend seems to encompass a variety of demographics, people’s reasons for working longer may vary. “The majority of people who have to work longer are blue collar, lower and middle class” said Jerry Linebaugh of the Linebaugh Group. “This group isn’t saving anywhere near enough, and nobody’s talking…

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From USA Today Newspaper February 2015


There are many reasons entrepreneurs aren’t saving. “Record numbers are not saving any money or not saving enough,” says Jerry Linebaugh, CEO of the Linebaugh Group in Denham Spring, La. “I am a small-business owner myself. I have been since I was 16. Capital is the lifeblood of any business, and small businesses (many of…

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