retirement

Fall Back into Savings

Fall Back into Savings

Fall is here. It’s time again for planning and making schedules; for the school year, for juggling work and family activities. It also a great time to check in on your savings plans and review your accounts. At least once a year it’s important to take a look at how much you have in savings, [...]

Save, Save, Save!

Save, Save, Save!

In celebration of America Saves Week  2012, we reflect on the importance of saving money. Simply put, Americans don’t save enough money and rely too heavily on borrowing. A 2010 study  showed more than 40% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. Worse, more than 50% of Americans haven’t calculated how much they’ll [...]

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. [...]

Five Finance Tips for Teens

Five Finance Tips for Teens

Financial responsibility plays an important role in growing up and becoming an independent adult. The sooner you learn and become comfortable with the responsibilities of finances, the quicker you’ll be on the road to financial success. The following five tips provide teens a starting point and pathway towards a strong financial future.   Start Saving [...]

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