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Quick Checklist:     Four Situations that Can put your Pocketbook at Risk

No matter how secure you believe your finances might be, there are major risks around every corner. In some states, over 250,000 bankruptcies are being filed every year due to issues ranging from medical bills to credit card debt.

Retirement Planning

Quick Checklist:     Great Ways to Prepare for Your Retirement

How you save is as equally essential as how much money you can save. Factors such as inflation and the kind of investments you make play a vital role in determining the amount of money you will have saved at the time you retire.

Retirement Planning

Nearing Retirement: Have You Saved the Right Way?

Retirement is supposed to be that carefree age where you can spend your years doing what you love. It’s supposed to be viewed as a reward for a hard life of working.

Financial Planning

Do You Really Need a Financial Planner?

Are you struggling on your financial journey? Are you unsure on whether to hire a financial planner? A lot of people face multiple money issues and in most cases, they are unable to effectively manage their money.

Retirement Planning

Planning for a Better Life After Retirement? Start Now

Retirement is a time when an individual stops employment completely. However, semi-retirement (reducing work hours) is still an option.

Retirement Planning

Surviving When You Have No Retirement Savings

Many retirees have some kind of savings that were accumulated over the years; but for low income workers, they may retire with little or no savings, leaving them to rely mainly on Social Security benefits and financial help from loved ones.

Retirement Planning

Where do You Go Wrong in Retirement Planning?

You were told to start saving early in your life for retirement, and you did. But now in your mid-thirties, you feel you should have saved more, and spent less on clothes, movies and eating out.

Budgeting

How to Manage Your Finances as a Single Mother

If you’re a single mother, you understand how hard it gets to pay bills in a timely manner while saving up for emergencies pertaining to your children.

Retirement

Roth IRA: Retirement Planning Essentials

Considering your retirement needs, are you well situated for your golden years? A lot of us are not, quite frankly.

Retirement

Retire Early: You Can Make it Happen

It can happen. You can leave your career, retire, and enjoy a number of good years before you shed this mortal coil. A lot of Americans work past the “normal” retirement age of 65, either because they must or perhaps because they want to. Others leave early because of health matters.

Consumer Tips

Sound Financial Strategies for Young Families

Tweet Nevertheless, children are certainly a blessing and bring with them both hope and the promise of change. For young married couples, employing several sound financial strategies early on can

Money News

5 Year End Tax Tips for Smart Taxpayers

Your mind is on Christmas and that is perfect place of reflection at this time of the year. But you must be careful not to forget that New Year’s Day will loom soon after and the tax implications associated with it.