Friday, December 14, 2018
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Does Your Emergency Fund Need Help?

Does Your Emergency Fund Need Help?

Personal finance experts tell us that ideally we should have 3-9 months' worth of expenses saved in ...

2:44 Min Read

Make 2019 Your Best Financial Year Yet

Make 2019 Your Best Financial Year Yet

Do you wait until May to take down your holiday decorations? Do you hit snooze on your alarm clock...

2:27 Min Read

IRA: The Flexible Way to Save for Retirement

IRA: The Flexible Way to Save for Retirement

Saving more for retirement with an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) can be a smart financial choi...

2:54 Min Read

Addressing Student Loan Debt Can Really Pay Off

Addressing Student Loan Debt Can Really Pay Off

It's no surprise that millennials are the most educated generation to date. Almost 27% of those bor...

1:21 Min Read

Finding Your Financial Foothold

Finding Your Financial Foothold

Without a budget, each month can leave you struggling to find a secure financial foothold. Have no ...

1:43 Min Read

Retirement by the Ages

Retirement by the Ages

Make the most of your planning by remembering these key ages. While your path to retirement is uni...

2:29 Min Read

Navigating Social Security

Navigating Social Security

Social Security is a complex system with many guidelines that may or may not apply to your individu...

2:04 Min Read

Understanding and Overcoming Debt

Understanding and Overcoming Debt

Ever felt trapped by your growing amounts of debt? It can accumulate fast and leave you in a deep fi...

1:37 Min Read

Top Five Financial Lessons You Can Learn From Star Wars

Top Five Financial Lessons You Can Learn From Star...

The Star Wars franchise has inspired no shortage of memes, quotes, dreams and followers over these...

2:24 Min Read

Protect Yourself and Your Future with an Estate Plan

Protect Yourself and Your Future with an Estate Pl...

Wills, trusts, powers of attorney — what do all these things mean? No question, estate-planning jar...

1:45 Min Read

Riding the Investment Roller Coaster

Riding the Investment Roller Coaster

Buckle Up Investing is comparable to a roller coaster ride. It's filled with ups and downs and c...

1:29 Min Read

How Much Income Will You Need In Retirement?

How Much Income Will You Need In Retirement?

Most of us will be on a fixed income once we retire. In addition to any pension or social security b...

2:59 Min Read

Avoid Debt with an Emergency Savings Fund

Avoid Debt with an Emergency Savings Fund

Sure, it would be nice to pay for unexpected expenses without pulling out a credit card, but that's ...

1:53 Min Read

Hey Millennials! Think it’s too early to be thinking about your retirement? Think again…

Hey Millennials! Think it’s too early to be thinki...

When you're in your twenties and just starting out in your career, saving for retirement might not s...

2:03 Min Read

Investing for Life Stages

Investing for Life Stages

Everyone's attitude toward investing and money is different. Yet, most people share some common situ...

1:45 Min Read

Debt Management Strategies

Debt Management Strategies

Managing your debt is an important step to attaining financial freedom and security. Although the b...

1:12 Min Read

How to Budget for Success

How to Budget for Success

Budgeting for retirement can appear to be a daunting and complex task at first glance. However, th...

1:36 Min Read

How to Prepare for Retirement

How to Prepare for Retirement

According to research, a majority of Americans are not financially prepared for retirement. By tak...

1:27 Min Read

In It for the Long Haul

In It for the Long Haul

Saving and investing for a retirement that's many years in the future isn't a short trip across town...

1:32 Min Read

An Emergency Savings Account Can Save Your Retirement

An Emergency Savings Account Can Save Your Retirem...

First the car broke down, then the dishwasher stopped working, and now the dog is sick. Sometimes t...

1:41 Min Read

Reviewing Your Budget: Needs versus Wants

Reviewing Your Budget: Needs versus Wants

We should spend less than we make. That seems like a simple concept, so why is it often so hard to d...

1:28 Min Read

Net Worth Know How

Net Worth Know How

What's your net worth? Do you know? Knowing your net worth is an important first step in setting y...

1:19 Min Read

Making the Smart Choice with Extra Income

Making the Smart Choice with Extra Income

Whether it's a pay increase, a tax refund, or an inheritance from your great aunt, extra cash can ma...

1:09 Min Read

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