The College Savings vs. Retirement Savings Battle

The College Savings vs. Retirement Savings Battle

Two of the most important savings goals for Americans today are college and retirement. Today’s families face an impossible balancing act.  Experts tell us that retirement should be your most important goal, while the mother hen instincts in all of us with children compel us to sacrifice our future to provide the best for them. [...]

It’s a Cyber Jungle Out There, 5 Tips for Staying Safe Online

It’s a Cyber Jungle Out There, 5 Tips for Staying Safe Online

It’s 2012 and connecting to family, friends and businesses via social media has become an integral part of our daily lives.  While the lines have blurred between the real world and the cyber world, sometimes we forget it’s still a jungle out there. In the real world we’re smart enough to know not to walk [...]

Kids and Cash: 7 Simple Money Concepts To Teach Kids

Kids and Cash: 7 Simple Money Concepts To Teach Kids

Recently I stopped to get a snack at a local fast food place. The teen-ager waiting on me was new and was being shadowed by the manager.  As I handed him a ten dollar bill for my $5.52 meal, the manager showed him how to make change…“He gets $4.48 back…coins first…forty eight, 1 Quarter, 2 [...]

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