budget

August 5, 2015

Boost Your Back-to-School Savings With Tax-Free Days

It seemed like just yesterday we were navigating graduation ceremonies but the new school year is just about upon us.  If you’re the parent to little […]
August 4, 2015

Newlyweds Should Prepare for Next Year’s Taxes

Getting married is one of those life events that can throw your financial plan into disarray, but financial planning doesn’t have to be daunting after marriage. […]
August 3, 2015

Retirement 101: IRA vs. 401K

So you’re planning for retirement – and feeling unsure about which product is the best vehicle to get you there. These days, few people have access to “defined […]
July 31, 2015

7 Money-Saving Travel Apps

Savvy travelers know that the right app can make any vacation easier and more affordable. But how to pick when there are almost 3 million apps to choose from? The […]
July 29, 2015

Boomers Compete With Millennials for Rentals

The number of renters who are 65 or older will reach 12.2 million by 2030, more than double the level in 2010, according to research by the […]
July 28, 2015

Save For a Down Payment AND Pay off Debt

So you want to buy a piece of the American dream: a house of your own. But if you have debt, you’ll need to pay off […]
July 27, 2015

6 Expenses Everyone Should Plan For

Prioritizing an emergency fund (savings for 3 to 6 months of expenses) is paramount to being an independent adult. You heard it here first: Saving for […]
July 23, 2015

Foreclosures Dip Below Pre-Crisis Levels

Foreclosure volume was down 3% for the first 6 months of 2015 compared with the same time span last year, a new report from RealtyTrac found.  […]
July 22, 2015

Buying is Still Cheaper than Renting in Major Counties

Payments on a mortgage used to purchase a 3-bedroom home were more affordable than paying rent on a similar home in 66% of the counties recently […]