Let’s Move in Together: The Financial Decisions of Living Together

Financial discussions, alone, can be intimidating and uncomfortable. Not to mention they often require a level of intimacy that many aren’t capable of giving. Your financial situation is a closed relationship, a particular plan, a special bond that you’ve built. It’s something that most find difficult sharing or discussing with others. This challenge can easily […]

Living in Retirement

Take a minute to close your eyes and envision what retirement looks like to you. For most, the ideal “retired life” includes traveling around the world, free time to check off bucket list items, no work and no worries. Financial planning is the main reason most people can’t make this dream a reality. Truth is, […]

Managing Your Debt

We’ve all been in that situation when we want an item so badly that we actually neglect the price of that item. Our wants can often cloud our judgment, making it easy to lose sight of our needs, especially our financial needs. Other times, though, our wants are so important, like the want to further […]

Retirement: What’s the 411?

You’ve heard it many times – how crucial it is to save for the future and set up financing for retirement. Contributing money to a retirement account is one of the most productive uses of your income. Many individuals are even contributing to more than one type of retirement account. From IRAs to Health Savings, […]

Rules of the Road

Tips to Keep in Mind when Shopping for a New Car Large purchases are often the cause of digression for personal financial plans. Individuals tend to believe they have the ability to afford what they want, especially when it comes to larger purchases. What tends to happen, especially without a financial plan, is the lack […]

The Role of Social Security

Social Security was created with the intentions of being supplemental income for eligible beneficiaries to use as retirement assistance. It’s also geared for those who are unable to work due to disability. Over the years, that intention has completely changed. Now it’s viewed as a national retirement plan, but this is far from the intention. […]

Types of Financial Schemes and Scams

When thinking about scams, most people think, “That will never happen to me,” “How did someone fall for that,” or “Why would someone send money or handle their finances like that?”. But the truth is, most people don’t see it coming. The worst part about scams is what makes them so successful: you won’t know […]