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  • 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, ...
  • 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, ...