Everyone makes hundreds of financial decisions in their lifetime and no one ever makes them all correctly. However, there are a few mistakes that everyone needs to avoid to avert financial catastrophes. These are decisions that can have long lasting consequences.
Saving enough money for retirement can be confusing and intimidating, which can prevent people from thinking about it altogether. This lack of planning is just one threat to your future’s financial security. Whether you’ve been planning for years or you’re just starting out, here are seven threats to your retirement to keep in mind.
For most everyone, following the basic money rules is the path to success. However, just like all rules, there are exceptions. Knowing when to break a money rule can be the key to long term financial success.
It never hurts to have a few goals in mind as you approach various age milestones. For example, before you’re 30, you should be maximizing employer benefits like a 401(k) plan. But what are the financial goals you should think about before you reach 40? Here are a few areas you may want to consider.
We have all heard the sage financial sound-bytes that seem so powerful and useful. But what do they really mean and how can they be used in everyday life? Decoding the true meaning of some of the tried and true financial sayings can be very helpful to your financial situation. Applying these thoughts will produce positive results.
It's possible that more than your house that can use Spring cleaning. If you are like most people, your finances could probably use a little work as well. Now is a great time to start and the most of the items on a financial Spring cleaning list can be completely in less than 30 minutes.
It’s time to make the most of your 401(k). You’ve probably heard these tips before, but sometimes it’s good to have a mental refresher to put these tips into practice!
If you want to know how you are doing financially from a big picture perspective there are only four numbers that you need to know to gauge your financial situation. These four numbers provide a snapshot of where you are today and also provide insights on how well you are doing over time.