If you’re like many Americans, retirement planning may not be high on your “to-do” list. When life is busy and you’re shouldering the burden of looking out for yourself and your family, setting up a retirement plan can slide down the priority list – especially if you’re hoping it will somehow be easier in a…
You are going to have a baby. You have plenty of planning to do: Baby showers, potential schools, preparing the nursery, and preparing yourself for three hours of sleep. Everything seems to be discussed except for finances. Without deep, anticipatory discussions and planning you may be walking headlong into any number of common financial mistakes new parents often make.
Financial concepts can be confusing to teach and learn about. School’s typically do not take the responsibility of teaching kids about them, and the task if left up to the parents. Whether you’re the student or the teacher in this situation, here are three financial concepts worth knowing about.
When your children leave home, you are likely in your 40s or 50s, so you take advantage of reduced consumption and ramp up for retirement. Life is good. But there is only one problem: You don’t do any of these things. Why is this the case? How can you make things right?
While you are saving for the future for you and your family, don’t you dare fall into the trap of prioritizing college over retirement savings. In the end, the entire family can be broke.
Renting vs. buying a house. Buying a house is one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your lifetime. Therefore it’s important to consider many factors before deciding whether you should be renting vs. buying a house.
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