From gift shopping, to decorating, to holiday cards, there’s the potential to spend quite a bit of money during the holidays. Americans averaged $1,230 of debt during the 2018 holidays, according to MagnifyMoney’s annual post-holiday debt survey. Here are a few ways to help make the holidays less expensive.
Your kids have left the nest! With all the free time you have now, it’s a good idea to evaluate your goals, review your finances and bolster your savings so you’re on the right path toward a financially sound retirement. Here are some tips for a money-smart future.
Life is full of milestones. Graduating college, getting married, buying a house, and starting a family are all momentous occasions. But what happens to those financial responsibilities if you pass away before they are taken care of?
Maybe you’ve reached your annual maximum contribution for your 401(k) and are looking for additional opportunities to set aside money for retirement. If this sounds like you, permanent life insurance may be a solution.
No one wants to go over their budget. Unfortunately, it can happen for a variety of reasons. Some are simply beyond your control, such as a job loss or unexpected medical expenses. Others may be the result of carelessness, like overspending on a vacation. But no matter what busts your budget, the important thing is to get it back on track.
Handling finances as a couple isn’t always easy. Over 21 percent of marriages split because…
When retirement approaches and the time you have to build your nest egg shrinks, it’s important to think about ways to maximize your savings. Here are some strategies to get the most out of your retirement savings.
Whenever we see a travel brochure it’s typically full of photos of happy families, smiling and enjoying a beach, an amusement park or some other incredible destination. Unfortunately, taking a vacation can be a real challenge for many of us, given our busy lives and financial responsibilities. Many families don’t think they can even afford a fun trip. But there are ways to cut down on travel costs and still have a great family adventure.
If you’ve been enjoying the sun and summer adventures you may not have minded your finances over the last couple of months. Get back on track with these five to-do list items.
Back-to-school has become synonymous with shopping. In terms of family costs, getting supplies for your kids each year is almost expensive as the Holiday season. Here are 5 tips to help you save a few dollars this year.