In Part One (http://tinyurl.com/k8y5sas) we talked about three major life changes that typically occur while you are a young adult, like a getting your first real job, preparing to change jobs, and getting married. By the time these first… Read More >>
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and people are saying “I do” left and right—it must be wedding season!
Unfortunately, many people don’t have the wedding of their dreams due to the high costs associated with many of the necessary… Read More >>
Whether your child is about to go to college or is just dreaming about the future, there are probably a few things you need to teach him or her about credit cards. Hopefully none of your kids have put themselves in any serious credit card debt yet;… Read More >>
For some, credit scores are these mysterious, powerful numbers that determine whether or not you can get a loan for a car, house, or just about anything else. Most people don’t understand how credit scores actually work. You may not have checked… Read More >>
It’s wedding season, and as you or someone you know is tying the knot, there is another not-so-romantic topic that all newlyweds or engaged couples should start to think about: finances. While it’s easy to get caught up in the details… Read More >>
Last week we discussed The Secret to Saving for Retirement, which is that it is never too early. Next we are going to talk about compounding interest and how it can work for or against you. But first, lets understand what it is and how it works.
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The issue most people have with planning for retirement is that it always seems so far away. When we graduate college and are getting our first real jobs, retirement usually comes in last on our financial priority list. Rather, we are more worried… Read More >>
We get this question all the time: When is the right time to buy life insurance? Is it when you have kids? When you get married? When you own a home?
The truth of the matter is purchasing life insurance is a sensible step that everyone should take… Read More >>
You might have heard of the “three-legged stool” during your financial explorations. What is this stool, exactly?
It has been said that there are three major sources of income that we will need in our retirement years: Social Security,… Read More >>
Although it is evident that many families need to start thinking about estate planning for their family, the fact is it isn’t a priority. According to Daily Finance, more than half of Americans don’t even have a will. Some families are either… Read More >>
When it comes to retirement planning, a lot of folks have mixed emotions. For some, the process is like a nice walk in the park on a beautiful morning (one of my favorite pastimes!). For others, it’s like sprinting through the rain to get home… Read More >>
Life insurance is a topic few like to think about because it often leads to the consideration of some negative things. Life insurance is all about protecting the future of your family and loved ones when you are no longer there, however: While… Read More >>