How to Create Financially Strong Children, Step by Step

You send them to good schools, try to teach them the value of a buck and then — your grown kids just aren’t financially ready to leave the nest. Push … Read more

Posted on July 2, 2019 by

No Emergency Fund? How to Get Started

­An emergency fund is one of those fundamental things in personal finance we all agree is important but rarely follow through on doing. There’s always something more pressing. Bills, car … Read more

Posted on April 23, 2019 by

Is Financial Planning Even Worth Your Time? Absolutely

A lot of folks confuse financial planning with financial worrying. They believe that watching the stock market rise and fall, or obsessing about a stock that someone else has bought … Read more

Posted on January 8, 2019 by
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Investor Basics: What Is Tax-Deferred?

Tax-deferred describes a type of investment account which features a temporary break from investment taxes. The U.S. government confers the status of tax-deferred on specific long-term investment accounts that serve a … Read more

Posted on July 16, 2018 by

Why You Should Invest In A Tax-Deferred Account for Retirement

A tax-deferred account describes a type of investment account which features a temporary break from investment taxes. The U.S. government confers the status of tax-deferred on specific long-term investment accounts that … Read more

Posted on June 25, 2018 by

Lifestyle Inflation: Tame This Money Beast

If you work hard and do well, it’s likely that your income will rise over time. That’s a good thing, right? It is, but people often fall victim to what’s … Read more

Posted on April 6, 2018 by

Robo-Advisers Vs. Human Advice For Your Investments

Increasingly, the most important question investors have to ask themselves is, should man or a machine manage my money? Online, technology-driven investment firms have won billions of dollars in client assets. Millennial … Read more

Posted on March 23, 2018 by
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Big Tax Refund? You’re Doing It Wrong

You probably know someone who calls a big tax refund a “government vacation fund,” getting back $4,000 to $5,000 every year in a federal tax refund and a smaller amount … Read more

Posted on February 5, 2018 by
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5 Retirement Planning Mistakes To Avoid

Many people do their own retirement planning, which is fine. Yet most should at least consider hiring an advisor with planning experience. A small mistake can be corrected if caught … Read more

Posted on January 22, 2018 by
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Track Your Spending For A Realistic Budget

Would you believe that for a large percentage of Americans the word “budget” isn’t a part of their active vocabulary? Indeed, the idea of a budget for many people is … Read more

Posted on January 12, 2018 by