Retiree: How the World Sees Me
Being retired is often misunderstood. Younger people may think it’s an extended vacation, older people may think it’s an opportunity to finally be who you want to be. Some may…
Why Drinking Lattes and Working More Can Make You Happier
Laura Vanderkam offers a total rethink about financial planning in her new book, All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know about Getting and Spending. Every dollar…
Why Saving for Your 401(k) Matters
When I first got my own place, I felt overwhelmed by the mountain of monthly bills I was responsible for. Paying for rent, cable, Internet, groceries, car insurance and student…
Take the Right Steps on the Path to Retirement
Can you believe another year has come and gone? By now, you’ve certainly already made (and even broken) your annual New Year’s resolutions. But here’s one resolution everyone should keep…
How Newlyweds Can Better Manage Their Money
In the weeks before my wedding, it seemed like I had hundreds of choices left to make—from which flowers I’d carry down the aisle to where everyone would sit at…
Four Ways To Help Make Saving For Retirement Easier
Saving for retirement is one of the most important financial decisions that you can ever make. Unfortunately, many people take this lightly and fail to have enough money to last…
How to Save Money on a Tight Budget – Use Your Job Perks
Do you frequent the ‘sale’ racks?  If you are like most Americans, you probably love free and cheap things. But clipping coupons and searching the web for the best prices…
Saving in Your 20s
When you’re in your 20s, the last thing you probably want to think about is saving for the future. From your monthly rent to your credit card bills and insurance…
Budgeting 101
As a recent college graduate, getting your first real pay check can be exciting and budgeting your money may be the last thing you want to think about. But from…
401(k) Plan Loans Think Twice
When you need to borrow money to pay a big expense, taking a loan from your 401(k) plan may seem like a good idea. With a 401(k) loan, you are…