Most college students have been at school for nearly a month making it a good time for parents to review newly created financial habits. A few simple questions can help you determine if they are on the right track financially.It is really important for them to get started with good financial habits.
National research still shows that for most people, owning a home is less expensive than renting. The number one reason people still rent, they don’t have the money for a down payment. There are a few unconventional ways to save for a down payment besides just skipping the morning latte.
Planning for your retirement is not an exact science and there are so many ways that your plan can get off track that it can be paralyzing. Knowing why your plan gets off track is the first step in having a better chance of reaching your retirement goals.
Following conventional wisdom is usually a sound practice, especially when it comes to financial decisions. However, like all rules, there are exceptions even to financial rules. Knowing when to follow conventional wisdom and when to bypass it can be tricky looking a little deeper into most will help you make the best decision.