For most people, following the basic money rules is the right choice for their financial situation. However, as with most things in life, there are situations that following the tried and true advice might not be the best option.
As you plan for retirement, there are sure to be glitches along the way. But it is important to know that there is always time to make a correction. Whether you’ve been planning for years and years, or only a few months, you may benefit from taking a look at these common planning mistakes and how to correct them.
Life brings several opportunities to spend money and for most of us this requires a choice on how we are going to pay for what we buy. There are really only two options, borrow or use cash. The choice you make for each type of spending will be a major factor in your long term financial success.
Being debt free is a goal for everyone who has any debt. Yet even though that is a goal for everyone, hardly any has a true plan to be debt free in the near future. How can you reach debt free status? There are surprisingly several ways to become debt free that don’t have to be that painful.
Earning more and being frugal are often cited as the keys to financial success. Increasing your salary and cutting expenses though are only part of the picture. Your net worth is the true gauge of our financial success and building net worth needs to start very early in your financial life.
Making poor financial choices is something that most everyone will make in their lifetime however, a few financial decision you might regret forever. There are a few financial mistakes that should be avoided because there is no easy way to remedy the situation if you make these mistakes.
Purchasing a home can be very exciting, but it can also come with some uncertainty. Before you jump into a contract and commitment, consider a few of these questions!
In the next few weeks, several thousand college freshmen will be arriving on campus excited to start the next chapter in their life. An often overlooked aspect of this new life is the financial wisdom needed for this new found freed. Following are a few of the important tips your college aged children need to know.