Who hasn’t gone off-budget once or twice in their lives? It can happen for a variety of reasons – from unexpected medical expenses to overspending on a vacation, to sudden unemployment, to simple carelessness. A busted budget can truly happen to anyone. But if it does happen to you, it’s important to get it back on track before the impact causes you serious money problems.
To keep your finances in order and your marriage solid, you’ll need to have open communication and a plan. The good news is that the more you and your partner work together on managing your money, the better you’ll get at doing it. Here are a few tips for merging your money and making it work.
As you get closer and closer to retirement, you may be wondering how you can maximize your retirement money to make sure it lasts through your golden years. Here are some ideas to get the most out of your nest egg.
Figuring out how much insurance you need may seem like an impossible task, but estimating a ballpark amount of coverage isn’t as hard as you might think. You can make a sound estimate if you take the time to consider your finances and what your loved ones will need in the future. In celebration of Life Insurance Awareness Month, here are a few tips to help you determine how much coverage may be right for you and your family.
For many families, it may seem impossible to take a vacation, given mortgages, responsibilities, and logistics. But you can travel affordably with your loved ones if you take the time to do a little research and plan. Here are five tips to help you enjoy a family adventure this summer on a budget.
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.