Helping Your College Grad Achieve Financial Independence

The goal for most parents is to raise children who grow up to be successful and independent. And young people who recently finished college are especially eager for independence. However, rent, student loan repayments and other financial obligations can make it a struggle to get started in life. Some parents may consider offering their children… Continue reading

Embracing Emergency Savings

What Emergency savings accounts are an important part of any financial plan. The purpose of these accounts is to cover or offset unforeseen financial emergencies. Such emergencies can include car repair, medical expenses, or even employment termination. Your account should ideally be separate from your primary savings account. This helps reduce the temptation to spend… Continue reading

Finding Your Financial Foothold

Without a budget, each month can leave you struggling to find a secure financial foothold. Have no fear, a potential solution does exist. As we learned in the “How to Budget for Success” article, we know 50% of your total income should go towards essential costs and 30% goes towards lifestyle priorities. Then, the remaining… Continue reading