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Jake and Mary Clare One of the most exciting and exhausting weekends Mary Clare and I have ever experienced together is behind us. We’re a...
budgeting for college students

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Back to college doesn’t mean that budgeting can be put on the back burner until next year. Most parents are worried about the larger financial...

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In the United States, the majority of single parents are women. In four out of ten households with children under the age of 18,...

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With many of the traditional financial safety nets, like pension plans, disappearing, life insurance continues to be a valuable and evolving vehicle for asset...

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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...