Entries by Donna


Caroline is a freelance illustrator, originally from London, now happily settled in Brooklyn. Before moving to New York Caroline spent several years working as a freelance set & costume designer for theaters in England.  Caroline’s move to NYC in 2007 coincided with a shift in her specialization from theater to illustration.  It took 2 years […]


Stephanie, a Lighthouse Financial client and daughter to Lighthouse advisor Frank, runs an urban agriculture nonprofit she founded in New York City. Get Dirty NYC! was created with the mission to connect New Yorkers to hands-on farming and gardening opportunities around the city. There are many wonderful opportunities in NYC to “get dirty,” but they are […]


As clients of Lighthouse Financial, we have all been asked to fill out that balance sheet full of circles. You know the one, it’s the one you stick in the folder and never look at. Until one day, I decided to stop avoiding what I already knew and that was seeing in black and white […]

Maryann and Bob

Bob was born in Jersey City, NJ and has lived in Bergen County most of his life. Maryann was born in Hackensack, NJ and has also lived in Bergen County all her life. Bob graduated from Lyndhurst H.S. and shortly afterwards he enlisted in the Navy. After three months of Basic Training in Great Lakes, […]


Cybele’s background is in fine art photography. She received her BFA in Photography from Washington University in St. Louis, MO and her MFA in Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY. While in Manhattan, Cybele was represented by the Jayne Baum Gallery and had works collected into the […]


Ruth’s love of bird watching has taken her across the country and around the world to such places as, Arizona, Minnesota, Grand Manan Island in Canada, Prague and many other states including of course her home state of New Jersey. In 2010 Ruth took birding trips to Florida, Arkansas, Yellowstone National Park, where she had […]


This story is about our of our most adventurous clients, Jane . Many of you may have seen some of Jane’s beautiful photographs, from her various trips, that decorate our office. Since retiring, Jane has been fortunate enough to travel to such far flung places as China, Egypt & Jordan, Hawaii, the Galapagos Islands, Greece, […]

How Your Home Can Help You Save on Taxes

We are honored to share another article with you in which Robert Walsh is quoted.  This can be found on the website for: My Nationwide– House & Home http://www.mynationwidemagazine.com/how-your-home-can-help-you-save-taxes  “How Your Home Can Help You Save on Taxes” –Speak with your tax preparer to find out which of these changes are best for you.  

Flex Spending Account Tips

Please follow the link below to read an article written by Anya Martin of MarketWatch (column found in the Wall Street Journal), where our “infamous” Robert Walsh is quoted. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/11-tips-to-empty-your-flex-spending-account-2011-12-20?siteid=nbkh  

Follow up from Client story 10/17/11

My name is Allegra Panetto, and I am a Peace Corps volunteer serving in Malawi, Africa. I am living at a Catholic health center in rural Malawi, and am hoping to raise funds to light the rest of the health center with solar electricity, a renewable and self-sustaining energy source in the hot climate. The Peace […]