Category Archives: Saving

When Americans Are Failing To Save

Americans are Failing to Save The recent government shutdown inadvertently made the lack of savings in the US into major headlines. We heard of a tax examiner for the IRS who couldn’t afford to pick up his insulin prescription according to CNBC and a host of GoFundMe accounts used to raise funds during the furlough…
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How To Catch Up On College Savings

If you’ve fallen behind on college savings, don’t panic. Know that you’re not alone – it’s easy to put off saving for college when you’re more worried about teaching your children the ABC’s than the SAT’s. We’ve already looked at how much you should have saved – roughly $2,000 per year after your child is…
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How to Plan for College Savings at Every Stage

College education is becoming more and more essential to working in the US. How do you ensure that your children will have the opportunities that come with education? Are you setting enough aside? If you’re like most parents, you probably feel some anxiety about how you will finance your child’s college education. Though families are…
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How Much Do You Need to Save for Retirement?

Imagine running a long-distance race, but you don’t know how far you have to run. How do you pace yourself? How do you strike the right balance between running fast enough to win, but not so fast that you run out of gas before you reach the finish line? This is the issue we face…
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Maximize Your Savings When You Start Early

Saving for the future can be overwhelming. With so many competing priorities it feels like most of us just don’t have enough money to go around. When we have bills to pay, children to raise, and other obligations, our budgets can get tight fast. Immediate financial responsibilities start crowding out important financial opportunities, and it’s…
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The Sooner The Better: Simple Ways to Save For College

Whether you’re rocking your sweet two-month-old baby to sleep or teaching your three-year-old to say please and thank you. Savor it, because they’ll be packing the car and heading to college in the blink of an eye. With the cost of a college education on the rise, your goal is to be thinking about how…
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