Your summer adventures are almost at an end and that means it’s time to get back on track. August is a good month to check up on your financial well-being. Here are five items that should be on your financial to-do list.
American families will spend nearly $80 billion on back-to-school shopping every year. To save some cash on supplies for your kids this year, you’ll need to get a little more creative. Here are a few tips that can help.
If your child is heading off to college this fall, there’s a lot to do to prepare for the big move and get her ready to tackle the personal finance challenges she’ll soon face. Take the time to teach your freshman the tools she needs to start college on the right financial foot.
Everyone has dreams of taking a vacation, but for many of us finding ways to travel affordably can seem out of reach. However, with some careful planning, budgeting, and priority adjusting, your dream may not be as elusive as it seems. Here are some tips for planning an adventure for less.
If you’re a person in your late thirties, forties, or fifties who cares for children and your aging parents, you’re part of the “Sandwich Generation.” It also means that you have a lot of financial obligations on your plate. In order to make ends meet, keep your stress low and prepare for the future, you need to have a plan for balancing your finances. Here are 5 tips to help you take control.
If you’re looking to save money for something special, you need to have a plan. People who set a money saving goal tend to save a lot faster than those who just wing it. Here are some tips to help you realize your next savings goal.
Having a retirement decumulation strategy can be vital if you want to live comfortably in your golden years without worrying about the money have have set aside for retirement.
As a single parent, you have a lot to shoulder, from paying the bills, to taking your kids to soccer practice, to grocery shopping. With all that responsibility as a sole provider, it’s important to think about what might happen if you aren’t around.
The decision for Dad to stay home isn’t always an easy one. The choice means your family must survive on one income, and must overcome stereotypes of stay-at-home fathers as less manly and unable to provide. In order to make it work both socially and financially, it’s vital to have open communication with your partner, along with a great budget. Here are a few tips to help manage your household as a stay-at-home dad.
Annuities can be used to help you generate income and provide the opportunity for growth of your annuity while protecting it from market downturns. To help you understand annuities better, here are 6 misconceptions you may have heard about them.