How Boomerang Kids Can Be Harmful to Your Retirement

How Boomerang Kids Can Be Harmful to Your Retirement

Saving for retirement and providing for your children are two hallmarks of personal finance. There is ongoing debate as to which should come first and which takes a back seat. This is especially true when children are older. Children are expensive (college...
What Would You Have to Give Up to Save $18,000 Every Year?

What Would You Have to Give Up to Save $18,000 Every Year?

That’s not just a lot of money. It’s the maximum you can contribute to a 401(k) for 2015 if you’re under the age of 50 and still receive a tax benefit. If you’re over 50, the IRS allows you to put away an additional $6,000 per year, or a total of $24,000....
What’s the Best Way to Save for College?

What’s the Best Way to Save for College?

If you follow the news, you’ve heard about the issues surrounding student loan debt. Recent reports from the New York Federal Reserve peg Americans’ outstanding student loan debt at $1.16 trillion, or an average of $33,000 per borrower. That is a...
Should I Invest in REITs?

Should I Invest in REITs?

Many of us like to think that the way to grow wealth is through investing in the stock market. Given the bull market we’ve experienced over the past several years it can be an understandable assumption on one level. It’s easy to sit back and think that the...
Saving for Retirement or Supporting Family – What Comes First?

Saving for Retirement or Supporting Family – What Comes First?

Saving for retirement is something we hear a lot about these days. With the number of Baby Boomers approaching retirement it’s a trend that’s going to continue. Unfortunately, the retirement savings landscape they’re facing is generally not a pretty one....
How To Avoid A Holiday Spending Hangover

How To Avoid A Holiday Spending Hangover

All it takes is a glance at the calendar to remind ourselves that the Holidays are upon us. The Holidays are full of festivities with friends and family, which is part of what makes them one of the most wonderful times of the year. However, all that mirth...
The Difference Between Term And Whole Life Insurance

The Difference Between Term And Whole Life Insurance

No one likes to think about it, but at some point we’re all going to die. Just as taxes are inevitable, so is death. While that may not be the best or most desirable thing to think over, the beauty is that you can start planning for it now. According to...
Does the MyRA Solve the Retirement Saving Crisis?

Does the MyRA Solve the Retirement Saving Crisis?

Regardless of your political persuasion, when the President makes his yearly State of the Union address, it’s a good idea to tune in. Listening to the address helps you to be an informed citizen and understand how governmental decisions and programs may...


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