Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

Midlife investing – make the most of your asset-building years

March 28th, 2011 Lee Curry

As you move through your peak earning years, you’ll probably see your net worth steadily rise. At the same time, you’ll still have some work to do before you realize your financial goals. That’s why it’s important to have a solid plan in place. We’ve put together some tips to help keep your portfolio on […]

How to set a budget for your family and stick to it

January 31st, 2011 Todd Means

Managing money isn’t always easy – especially when you have a family and it doesn’t seem like there’s enough money to go around. The mortgage, bills, groceries, insurances payments and gas can all make it seem like your hard-earned money has vanished into thin air. That’s where a family budget can be a lifesaver. A […]

How to be an organized financial consumer

January 31st, 2011 Jeff Burkhart

Being an organized financial consumer really boils down to one thing: Take control of your money instead of letting it control you. Although this may seem like a daunting prospect for some people, a few simple strategies can help you streamline your finances and become more organized about household money matters. Have a clear understanding […]

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6 basic rules to financial freedom

January 31st, 2011 Doug Benjamin

Managing your finances can be a confusing and daunting process. But the reality is that mastering money isn’t that difficult. If you stick to a few basic rules and principles you’ll set yourself up for a life of financial freedom. Keep in mind that most of these rules are behavioral in nature, and changing your […]

5 Common Money Mistakes

January 31st, 2011 Barb Finney

In challenging economic times, you can’t afford to play fast and loose with your finances. Minor missteps can add up to thousands of lost dollars over time. Avoid five of the most common money mistakes, and you’ll start adding to your nest egg in no time. Money mistake #1: Living beyond your means This affects […]

6 tips for college savings

November 23rd, 2010 John Evans

Saving for your children’s college education can be a daunting and challenging prospect. After all – kids grow up fast, and college is expensive.

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