Most of us have signed up for health insurance and 401k from our employer but we might be missing some of the other money saving perks offered. And sometimes employees don’t take full advantage of the benefits they are using. Taking full advantage of employer offered perks can have many short term and long term benefits for your financial situation.
The stock market has been a bit tumultuous during the last few days and this type of market can often lead many investors to make mistakes that could have drastic consequences on their financial future. The keys to surviving a stormy market are relatively easy to do. Surprisingly, a lot of the effort should be done prior to any market downturn.
Getting financial advice is often overlooked for important life events and sometimes you really need advice from other professionals too. Many times we don’t realize that certain events have many other consequences that are beyond our base of knowledge. Knowing when to seek advice is really an important skill to develop.
If you don’t already know the basics, it’s time to get familiar with life insurance!
Achieving financial security doesn’t happen overnight, but it can happen with a detailed plan and some discipline to boot. Get started with these four easy-to-follow steps.
We all come from different backgrounds, have had different life experiences and are probably in different stages of life. We do however have one thing common despite all of our difference. If we are not where we want to be financially, it is usually ourselves that we have to blame.
In today’s do it yourself world it can be easy to feel that financial advice can be found by searching online. Much of that mentality is driven by the belief that financial planners are just for those that are rich. Debunking the myths about who really needs financial advisors and the best way to find the right advisor is an important discussion.
Buying your first home can be exciting and scary. Where do you begin and how do you know what’s right for you? FORUM offers great resources to help you get started.