How to Start Saving

No matter how much debt you’re in, no matter how old you are, no matter what’s happening this week on Wall Street, it’s never too late to start funding your future by creating a savings plan. It’s easy to put …

Young Woman’s Financial Planning Guide

Marriage & Money: Joining Assets the Smart Way You’ve imagined the scene before. Your partner has finally mustered the courage to pop that proverbial question. There are tears, you say yes, the ring is perfect. Pretty soon, your life is …

Young Woman’s Financial Planning Guide

Take Advantage of Your Employer’s Pension Plan There seems to be a number of things to consider when entering the workforce. Like what is business casual anyway? Who has all this money to go out to lunch every day? What …

National Life Insurance Month: Are You Covered?

Donnie Walhberg is spending some time away from his duties as frontman of the newly reunited New Kids on the Block to act as the spokesman for National Life Insurance Month. Wahlberg became aware of the importance of life insurance …

Financial News You Can Use: The Healthcare Edition

Beware ignoring Medicare enrollment rules, InvestmentNews.com August 21, 2008: Financial advisors and future Medicare recipients, listen up: pay attention to Medicare enrollment deadlines, or you may face some costly consequences. Medicare only notifies potential-beneficiaries that they are eligible for Medicare …

Healthier and Wiser: After Retirement

Healthier and Wiser Many people who have health insurance obtain it through an employer. However, there may be times in your life when you are without coverage, facing coverage choices or grappling with retirement health issues. The “Healthier and Wiser” …

The Young Woman’s Financial Planning Guide: Part 4

The Urban Girl on a Budget: Why Shoes are Not a Sound Investment When the HBO series “Sex and the City” debuted, it became wildly popular amongst young women. Witty and relatable, the show offers beautiful clothing, romance and the …

Free Credit Reports: More Than a Catchy Jingle

If you’ve turned on your television recently, you’ve probably encountered commercials featuring the musical stylings of a certain free credit report website’s spokesman. The songs pitch a seemingly great deal—free, personalized credit reports, just a click away! Though these dittys …

Happy 401(k) Day!

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it’s time for another holiday that recognizes workers: 401(k) Day. Though this holiday may not provide a day off or a reason to fire up the grill, it is a time to …