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  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Tips to Work Through Your Financial Stress Tips to Work Through Your Financial Stress Managing your finances can be stressful. It may seem like you never have enough or that your most of your paycheck goes toward paying your bills than savings account. While it can be difficult not to stress about money, it’s important to work on putting your finances in check so it’s not a constantly lingering cloud over your head. Know exactly where you stand ...
  • Choosing the Right Investment Fund The best time to start investing is when you first enter the workforce. Whether you’re putting money away for your children’s college or for your retirement, investing your money into some kind of fund is a great idea to consider. Contributing the smallest amount you can will still be a huge benefit for you down the line. There are many different options for putting aside ...
  • 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, ...