Finance & Credit

Finance
  • Save Now, Enjoy Later Save Now, Enjoy Later Talking about retirement can be one of the less exciting topics in life, but it is something essential.  It’s so hard to accept less money in our paychecks and watch a chunk of it go off to a mysterious place.  Retirement starts now, no matter what stage of life you are in, and there are easy ways to make it seem less daunting ...
  • Putting Your Kids Through College Putting Your Kids Through College College can be a place where your child will learn valuable lessons and hone their skills for the future, but the price tag is now higher than ever.  This puts more financial pressure on parents to give their kids the best foot forward starting with a good college education.  Having a game plan and an open discussion is your best tactic to being able to put ...
  • Why Contribute to a 401K? Why Contribute to a 401K? Investing in a company sponsored 401k program is a financially responsible decision you should be considering. Here are some of the benefits investing can provide to help you prepare for your future. Automatically Saving If you choose to opt in to your work’s 401k program, you can have the money automatically taken out of your paycheck. This means that you don’t have to worry about ...
  • How to Find Lesser Known Scholarships How to Find Lesser Known Scholarships The word scholarship can be overwhelming for someone who is trying to earn as much money for their education as possible. School expenses are skyrocketing and being forever shackled by student loans is a terrifying thought. Finding scholarships that are less competitive is an excellent way to make the most out of your time. Here are some resources you can utilize to find these scholarships. ...
  • Ways to Bring Down the Bill for College Ways to Bring Down the Bill for College Higher education more often than not comes with a high cost. For those who know where to look, it’s absolutely possible to find ways to bring down that bill and make seeking a higher education more affordable. Below are avenues where students and their parents can find ways to offset costs.  Start Saving Early This might be the most common tip out there, but it doesn’t hurt ...
  • Consider these College Funds – Ways to Make Paying for College Easier Consider these College Funds - Ways to Make Paying for College Easier Even though college might still be a ways away, budgeting and saving is always relevant. Before application season descends upon your household, start preparing to see what you can do to financially prepare for the hefty cost of college by looking into the different types of college savings plans available to you.  529 Plans Legally known as “qualified tuition plans,” 529 plans are offered in all fifty ...