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IRA, 401(k), Roth—these are all terms you may have heard before. But what are they? These three plans are retirement accounts, a savings vehicle...

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With student loans, car payments and mortgages, many people have trouble saving the recommended 10-20% of their income. This balance between saving and paying...

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Creating a budget can be overwhelming. However, it doesn’t have to be. Divide your expenses into fixed costs that you have to pay (rent,...

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Despite both being types of mutual funds, index funds and managed funds are not the same. We explain the difference between these popular investment...

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Debit or credit? You probably hear this on a regular basis when making purchases. Although these types of transactions may seem interchangeable, they are...

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When transferring money, you may be asked what type of transfer you would like to use. But do you know the difference? Below, please...

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How much money do you really need to live on? It’s hard to determine that number because we are all unique, with different expenses...

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As summer comes to an end, it’s time to put away the sunscreen and start thinking about back-to-school preparations and future education expenses. School...

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Planning for retirement is rarely connected with the concept of fun. But this August, Transamerica is setting out to change that with a Facebook...

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The time is now. Our first-time triathletes reflect on their weeks of training before they participate in the Chicago Triathlon. Jake and Mary Clare My name...

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Financial education is critical to helping Americans save for a secure retirement. With this in mind, Transamerica recently recognized several individuals who are leading the...
Student Loan Debt

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Today’s graduates are entering the workforce with one of the more discouraging distinctions: “They’re the most indebted class ever,” reports The Wall Street Journal. Americans...