Adults

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. [...]

Quick, File Your Taxes….or Someone May Beat You to It!

Quick, File Your Taxes….or Someone May Beat You to It!

You may not think about filing your taxes until April, but trust me, you should do it sooner rather than later! If you don’t, you may become one of an estimated 226,000 taxpayers who became the victim of tax refund fraud last year. Crooks count on the millions of taxpayers who wait until that April deadline to file, [...]

5 Tips for Finding Great Vacation Deals

5 Tips for Finding Great Vacation Deals

My husband and I love to travel. When the recession hit, like everyone, we tightened our belts. It looked like vacations were going to be a casualty. But time away is important; we all need to relax and recharge. Believe it or not this is actually a perfect time to travel and you can do [...]

5 Important Credit Card Tips

5 Important Credit Card Tips

Credit cards are just one of many valuable tools that can help you build financial success.  The point that most young people miss though is, with great financial power comes great financial responsibility.  Here are (in my opinion) the five most important things to know about credit cards.   1. Your interest rate For a [...]

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