Saving for a College Fund: 3 Key Tips

Saving for College As a parent you want nothing more than for your children to be successful, and an early step on that path is getting a college education. A study from a few years ago found that folks who have a bachelor’s degree earn 84% more money in their lifetime than their high school diploma holding [...]

By |2018-03-07T20:28:35+00:00March 17th, 2016|General Finance|0 Comments

5 Ways to Up Your Credit Score

Give Your Credit Score a Boost Founding father Benjamin Franklin is credited with having said, “Nothing is certain except for death and taxes.” Well, if Franklin were alive today, he could add an ever-changing credit score to that list. Whether for better or worse, our credit scores follow us around for the entirety of our adult [...]

By |2018-03-07T19:03:30+00:00March 9th, 2016|General Finance|0 Comments

Eight Reasons to Build Your Emergency Fund

Benefits of an Emergency Fund You’ve probably heard that it’s a good idea to have an emergency fund. Maybe you’ve started, or thought about starting one. Disciplining yourself to save money for the uncertain is a great way to begin to build financial stability, and ultimately wealth over time. Moreover, most financial advisors will recommend [...]

By |2018-03-07T22:08:21+00:00March 1st, 2016|General Finance|0 Comments

Saving for Your Retirement: 5 Solid Starts:

Starting Your Retirement Saving for Your Retirement: 5 Solid Starts:   Saving for retirement can seem like a daunting task, especially if money is tight to begin with. However, as you’ve probably heard, the earlier you start, the easier it is. So then, it’s no secret that you’re in better shape if you start saving [...]

By |2018-03-07T23:11:00+00:00February 22nd, 2016|General Finance|0 Comments

In 300 Words or Less: What is a 401(k)?

How Do I Get a 401(k)? No doubt you’ve heard folks talk about a 401(k) plan. Additionally, they’ve probably mentioned how you ought to be putting money into one for retirement. However, it can be hard to sock money away when finances are tight. Moreover, if you’re not sure about the benefits of a 401(k) [...]

By |2018-03-07T21:25:43+00:00February 16th, 2016|General Finance|0 Comments

5 Financial Habits to Form in 2016

Make a Habit Out of It While you may have adopted any number of New Year’s Resolutions, it never hurts to brush up on one’s money management skills. The New Year is a great time to start fresh, and adopt financial habits that will help you in the short and long term. Today we’ve prepared [...]

By |2018-03-07T21:38:47+00:00January 25th, 2016|General Finance|0 Comments