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4 Financial Hurdles to Clear on the Road to Retirement

When friends and loved ones finally raise their glasses to bid you a long and healthy retirement, you don’t want to be worrying about how your bills will get paid. That is why it is so important to participate in your company’s retirement plan now. On the road to retirement,

6 Financial Habits for a Healthy Relationship

Money issues seem to be the number one source of conflict for most couples. You are 4 times more likely to flight about finances than kids, jobs, housework or friends. One scary statistic from Consumer Affairs  states that 1 in 5 Americans have spent $500 or more without telling their

The Best Conversation to Have with Your Grandparents this Holiday

Your grandparents have so much to offer — embarrassing stories about your parents, vintage style, and even financial advice. But you might have already known this; almost three-quarters of young adults consider their grandparents to be an influence on their saving and spending habits, according to a new study by

April Financial Checklist

Organize Your Financials Tax season is almost over, PHEW! Now is the time to really take a look at the space where all your files reside. Combat identity theft by shredding the documents you no longer need rather than just throwing them away. For a complete list of items to

How to Get Your Finances in Order in 4 Steps

Getting out of the revolving cycle of debt may seem intimidating, but with a little guidance you can breathe easy! According to CreditCards.com, the average American adult has $4,878 in consumer debt. Not all debt is bad and managed properly can increase your credit score ultimately achieving better rates, saving you money

Fresh Perspective: My Financial Goals for 2016

By Ashley Scroggins My family was dealt with a game changer in 2015. We became first time parents and haven’t slowed down since. This year we have lofty goals and what better way to achieve your dreams than by sharing them with a bunch of strangers on the internet! Follow

When Does it Make Sense to Consolidate Debt

Debt can be hard to crawl out of, especially when payments on credit cards, consumer loans and student loans continue to pile up on top of your living expenses. Overwhelmed with a blizzard of monthly bills, many people look at consolidation as an alternative. Streamlining debts can be a useful

Tasks to Complete After You Get Married

by Tara Frazier Getting married is one of the most exciting things you will do in your life. But after you say “I do,” there are certain tasks that most newlyweds need to take care of. Here are a few of them: Changing your name? If you’re changing your last