Career

  • College Funds (529 plan) College Funds (529 plan) If you are a parent or plan on being a parent, starting a college fund for your children has probably crossed your mind at least once. The most popular college fund is a 529 plan. They can differ slightly when created depending on the stipulations you want to place and depending on the state you are in; however, for the most part they are ...
  • Putting Your Kid Through College Without Breaking the Bank Putting Your Kid Through College Without Breaking the Bank Parents want to do whatever they can to help their children succeed in life. One way parents can help their children start out on the right foot is paying or helping their children pay for college or some sort of secondary education (trade schools). This, however, can be a very daunting task. College is not even close to cheap and only getting more expensive, ...
  • So, You Think You’re Ready for Retirement? So, You Think You’re Ready for Retirement? After all the hard work you’ve put into the work force, you think you’re finally ready to retire and relax. There’s a lot of other things you should consider besides reaching the age of 65 before you officially stop working. Before you slide into the life of retirement, stop and think. Do you have all your bases covered? Here are some things to consider ...
  • 401K’s Explained 401K’s Explained I considered the title “401K’s for Dummies,” but that didn’t seem fair. There is a lot of information about 401K’s that is not widely known. And that does not make you dumb. The first thing I think of when I hear 401K is Pheobee from the sitcom Friends calling it a 4-O-Onek. Always makes me laugh. So for starters you call it a 4-0-1-K. Now, ...
  • How to Hustle Your Way Through College How to Hustle Your Way Through College Off to college soon? Worried about expenses? If you’re not afraid of a little work, you can hustle your way through college with little to no debt. Whether you have scholarships or financial aid- or neither- an education is still possible. Read on to see if you’re ready! Understand Your Budget Before you even get to college, know how to budget your expenses. Take ownership ...
  • Paying for College Paying for College Are you thinking about a college degree, but worried about paying back loans for college? Before you’ve even started attending college? It can be daunting to consider how much debt Americans go into for their degrees. U.S. News & World Report found the average bachelor’s degree graduate takes 21 years to pay off their loans. Twenty. One. Years!!!! Loans are the most talked about ...