529 college saving plans are a popular and effective way to save for a child’s college education. Here’s what you need to know. What Is a 529 College Savings Plan? A 529 plan is an investment account used for education savings. Think of it as the educational equivalent of a healthcare savings account or a […]
Saving and Investments
Commonly confused, both as words and concepts, saving and investing are not the same. There are similarities between the two, but let’s look closely at saving vs. investing to learn how each approach to putting money aside can help you today and in the future. What Is Saving? Saving is a term used for safely […]
You may be wondering how to live on a budget and save money at the same time. Here are 13 ways to save money on a tight budget.
When you talk to people about how to save for retirement, you’ll likely hear one of three things… I’m too young to worry about retirement. I’m too old to start. I’m already saving. Aside from the final reply (well done!), such thoughts are incorrect but sadly all too common. People just starting on their employment […]
Waking up to start your workday on camera from the kitchen table is an adjustment. But for many of us, there are benefits of working from home, from our finances to our lifestyle and even health. What Are the Financial Benefits of Working From Home? There are many benefits to working from home. Some are […]
When it comes to figuring out if a particular loan could be a good fit for your financial situation, interest rates are an important factor.