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. [...]

Make Your Money Work for You…Automatically

Make Your Money Work for You…Automatically

It is America Saves Week, and despite common opinion, this is not an oxymoron. Americans can and do save. In fact, we have a complex, advanced financial system that allows most of those who participate in it the opportunity to program savings directly into our budgets. The American Dream is indeed alive and well. Younger [...]

Let’s Celebrate America Saves Week!

Let’s Celebrate America Saves Week!

Hooray! It’s America Saves Week 2012 – February 19 through 26! (Cue confetti, balloons & noise makers!) O.K, so maybe that’s too much. It’s not THAT exciting. But, it is a great annual reminder to take a look at your savings plan and re-evaluate it. Young America: it’s a great time to educate yourself on [...]

3 Reasons (Besides Earning Interest) Why Your Business Should Have a Savings Account

3 Reasons (Besides Earning Interest) Why Your Business Should Have a Savings Account

When most people think about the benefits of saving money, the first thing that comes to mind is the interest – the allure of the “time value of money”.  The standard rationale is, “all I have to do is let my money sit there and the banks will pay me for the privilege of lending [...]

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