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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Taking control of your financial situation can help alleviate stress and potentially free up money to put toward your retirement savings. However, for most it’s easier said than done. The best way to tackle money troubles is to...

 

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, women face heightened retirement savings challenges. It is perhaps more critical for women to build retirement savings more than men because of two main factors: Women have a longer life...

 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

529s: You have one, but how do you ensure distributions are taken properly? Parents looking to take advantage of the many benefits of a 529 plan will want to know the full details on which educational expenses qualify for tax-free...

 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Life insurance may be a cornerstone of a sound financial plan, providing potential financial stability to a surviving spouse, children, or other family members in the event of your untimely death. Sadly, many Americans have no life...

 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

When expectation and reality differ, the results can be tough to take — especially when the subject is retirement. There are some key considerations that do-it-yourselfers can miss when planning for retirement that may give them...

 

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Pre-Delivery Planning: Understanding your health insurance and anticipate costs Prenatal care Childbirth classes Maternity clothes Crib Car seat Hospital costs (Group private insurance plans generally cover costs) Plan for...

 

Friday, July 26, 2019

Diversification is a basic concept that's critical to building a portfolio able to withstand the test of time. It is the process of spreading your money among a variety of securities to reduce exposure to any one investment or asset...

 

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Our homes are where we raise our families and build our lives, so it’s no wonder most Americans would prefer to age in their homes rather than relocate. That’s why deciding where to live as you age is anything but...

 

Monday, July 8, 2019

There are many ways to teach your children good money sense. You can fall back on stories of how you used to earn, save and spend money. You can fill their heads with lessons on how important it is to be careful and wise with their...

 

Friday, June 28, 2019

While both an honor and a big responsibility, protecting and distributing someone’s property can be an overwhelming task. The following lists can help you plan and keep track of the many tasks and documents involved in settling...

 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Getting married can be one of the most exciting times of your life. Here are some financial tips to help you stay on track as you plan your new life together. Discuss financial styles before marriage. Have an honest discussion about...

 

Monday, June 10, 2019

Debt and Assets Make a list of your assets and debt as you will need to do a financial affidavit for the divorce. Notify creditors that you will no longer be responsible for your spouse’s debts. Close joint bank and credit card...

 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Many adults are finding that their aging parents need health care assistance. Luckily, there are many options available. Medicare offers only limited financial support for elder care, and Medicaid is available only to those with very...

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The end of a marriage is also the beginning of a new financial life. Reconsidering your financial arrangements, whether or not your income will be reduced, should be a priority as you adjust to your new circumstances. Some of the major...