Planning matters

Meet Debra!

We are excited to introduce Debra Pellati, CTFA, CFP® as our newest Certified Financial Planner™ professional. Debra’s can-do attitude is energizing, and she is excited to start working with our clients – guiding them to their financial goals and dreams. Debra joins Johnson Bixby with a strong background in the financial industry. She is a…

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Things to Consider with a Credit Card Rewards Program

Rewards credit cards offer a great way to profit from using a credit card. If you have good credit and don’t carry a monthly balance, you can enjoy earning generous rewards with little cost. There are basically two type of reward cards: point reward cards or cash back cards. Cash back credit cards pay back…

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How is Your Financial Health?

It’s easy to maintain our physical well-being with diet and exercise but when is the last time you checked on your financial health? There are several aspects to financial health—many which Johnson Bixby can assist with diagnosing and treating. However, there are few things you can do on your own. Let’s take a look: Set…

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Looking for College Tuition Savings?

Autumn is the time of year when we think about the need to start raking leaves, watching baseball playoffs, and getting kids back in the school routine. If you’re the parent of a college-bound high school senior, you should also be thinking about sitting down to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the…

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Oregon PERS Legislative Changes

During the 2019 legislative session, the Oregon Legislature and Governor passed Senate Bill 1049. The impacts of this bill don’t take effect until January 2020 at the earliest with some changes beginning July 2020. Active Oregon PERS members are impacted more than inactive members by the legislation, but it’s important for all members to understand…

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