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According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, almost one-third of all Americans have less than $1,000 set aside for retirement and more than half have less than $10,000. This is…
Don’t Let Your Emotions Get the Best of Your Finances
Confusion, fear and an inability to stay grounded often drive people to do dumb things with their money, says Carl Richards, author of the New York Times Bucks Blog and…
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…
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…
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…
The Basics of Rollover IRAs
When you retire, youll be eligible to receive the money youve accumulated in your employer-provided retirement plan. The money might be paid to you in a single lump sum or…
5 Things to Know About Retirement
When you think about your retirement, what comes to mind? Here are five things to think about as you plan for your retirement: It’s a great time for a fresh…