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  • 6 Steps to Make Sure Your Spouse is Taken Care of if You Died

    No one likes to think about the end of their life, but it can be easier to manage if you know that your spouse will be taken care of when you pass on. There are six steps you can take to ensure that your spouse has all the tools they need to manage their...
    By Brian Kuhn September 3, 2014 

  • Saving Money More Quickly: Earning Interest on Your Savings

    Sure, you could just keep throwing your money into any old savings account, but if the interest rate you earn is lower than inflation, you could be losing money on your savings! Instead, consider a money market account, CDs or savings bonds.
    By Mark Miller February 3, 2014 

  • Are Parents Saving Enough for their Child's College Education?

    Part of the reason for the current student debt crisis is that parents are less and less able to help their child pay for tuition. Even parents who save up money have found that college tuition has increased at a rate far past inflation. Are there solutions...
    By Mark Miller October 23, 2013 


  • Alternatives to the 401k

    The majority of Americans today rely on 401k accounts for retirement savings, but that is not the only option available. If your employer does not offer a 401k, or if you are simply looking to diversity your options, consider these alternatives.
    By Mark Miller October 15, 2013 

  • The Importance of Saving for Retirement: National Save for Retirement Week

    The third week of every October is National Save for Retirement Week. Based on the amount of savings the average American has for retirement, awareness of this issue is crucial.
    By Mark Miller October 14, 2013 

  • Are Americans Saving Enough for Retirement?

    Studies show that the majority of Americans are not saving enough for retirement, and the pension plans and social security we think we will rely on may not be available. Learn why you should start taking retirement planning seriously.
    By Mark Miller October 8, 2013 


  • A Guide to Saving Money: Strategies and Tips

    When determining your plan of action for saving money, you should choose the savings accounts that best fit your scenario and lifestyle needs. Some accounts are specially set up for health care or for college for your children. Some accounts are used...
    By Cayden Conor September 11, 2011 

  • Children on a Spending Spree? How to Encourage them to Save Money

    The almighty dollar! It can be saved or spent, but as parents, where can you find tips on how to encourage children to save money? Thankfully, you’ll find ten great money-saving tips here, even if you think your kid is hopeless.
    By Jean Scheid September 4, 2011 

  • Fundamentals of Saving Money

    Whether you are saving for a new home, building an emergency fund, paying off debt or saving for retirement, you need to have a game plan. Before you can build up that healthy nest egg you need to understand the basics of how to make your money work for...
    By Kimberly Johnson August 28, 2011 

  • Safe Investments: Understanding Money Market Funds

    Money market funds are a good place for larger deposits that will be used for short term purposes. Shareholders need to know how liquid their funds are going to be. In some cases, this depends on the source of funds and also on the type of money market...
    By Finn Orfano August 23, 2011 
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