Mother and daughter prepare for a college send off. As a new empty nester, this mom might want to reassess her finances.

Smart Financial Moves for Empty Nesters

Now that your kids have left home and you don’t have the same parental responsibilities, it’s time to take a look at your finances, evaluate your goals and bolster your savings so you’re on the right path toward a financially sound retirement. Here are 7 money-smart moves to consider.

Do you know how much life insurance you and your family need?

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

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.

Enjoy your next family vacation without busting your budget

5 Money-Saving Tips for Your Family Vacation

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.

How Longer Life Expectancy Affects Retirement

Many seniors are finding that their retirement plan needs to change due to longer life expectancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), a person who reaches age 65 can expect to live another 19 years, on average. Here are the three biggest impacts a long life can have on retirement.