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  • 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 Explained401K’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, ...
  • Paying to Put Your Kid/s through CollegePaying to Put Your Kid/s through College
    College is expensive. According to the College Board of a study done in 2016-2017 tuition and fees at a public four-year college or university cost around $9,650 a year. If going out of state that cost rises to around $25,000 and if a private school is chosen than around $33,000 or higher. Remember that is just the tuition costs; it does not include room ...
  • Think Outside of the Box and Put Yourself through CollegeThink Outside of the Box and Put Yourself through College
    Continuing school and getting your degree is very beneficial and can help you be more successful in the future. But college does not come cheap. Student loan debt tops more than $1.3 trillion dollars. In the United States, the average student graduates with more than $37,000 in personal debt. No matter what your career, paying your loan debt, with its acquiring interest, can take a ...
  • 5 Money Tips to Know By 455 Money Tips to Know By 45
    You’ve gotten through first part of your career, and probably have achieved some major life goals by now! Whether you’re preparing your kids for middle school or preparing yourself for grandkids as a young empty nester, the situation is ever changing- and so is the best advice for your finances! Read on for money tips to ensure that you’ve got a handle for your future ...
  • How to Hustle Your Way Through CollegeHow 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 ...