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Money Prep for Prospective Parents

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 09.02.2016 | Money
Nathaniel Sillin

As adults start families later in life, financial needs for childcare, college saving and retirement seem on a tighter collision course than ever before.

5 College Savings Plans That Could Save You Money | Posted 03.31.2015 | Money

he cost of a college education these days (average yearly tuition for 2013-2014) ranges from $8,000 for in-state public college students to $30,000 for private college students, and historically rises faster than the level of inflation.

The Ins and Outs of 529 College Savings Plans

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

College is getting more expensive every year. The sooner you can start saving, the less your kids will have to rely on expensive loans down the road.

Put Your Tax Refund to Work

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

If you carry balances on multiple cards, always make at least the minimum payments to avoid penalties. Paying down the highest-rate card first will save the most money overall, but some people find that paying off smaller-balanced accounts first is a better motivator.

Use Financial Windfalls Wisely

Jason Alderman | Posted 08.22.2011 | Business
Jason Alderman

If you receive a monetary windfall, whether a tax refund, divorce settlement, inheritance or work bonus, there are actions you can take to positively impact your current financial situation.

Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.08.2011 | Business
Jason Alderman

If you regularly receive large tax refunds, you're probably having too much tax withheld from your paycheck. Instead, you might want to withhold less and put the money to work for you.