A young couple working together toward their goals of eliminating debt and saving for retirement

How to Balance Paying off Debt and Saving for Retirement

Paying off your debt and saving for retirement are two, very big priorities in your financial life. Unfortunately, many of us have a difficult time choosing which one is more important. However, if you’ve been wrestling with the choice, the good news is that you don’t have to. It is possible to save for retirement and get rid of debt at the same time with some good money management.

Three generations gather on the couch discussing finances.

How to Talk about Money with Family

Discussing financial goals with your family can be hard. Whether it’s your spouse, parents or kids, it can sometimes be difficult to find the right approach. To openly communicate about money in a positive and productive way, here are some tips to help break the ice and make financial discussions second nature.

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.