It’s easy to get discouraged when we haven’t saved the amount we would like for retirement. However, it’s more beneficial to use that energy toward fixing the issue rather than dwelling on past mistakes. There are several ways you can catch up on your retirement savings and it’s never too late to begin.
The IRS is estimating that over 100 million people will receive a tax refund in 2016 out of an estimated 150 million tax returns to be filed. Chances are pretty high you will receive a tax refund so the next question is what will you do with it?
The month of March provides a few unique ways to save money and is also a good time to review a few of the prior months’ financial activities. Making the right choices can lead to big savings on your spending activities.
The current market conditions can certainly make us all a little nervous about investing and perhaps lead us all to question our strategy. Following a few basic tips can be helpful in these turbulent times.
There are traditionally several opportunities to spend money during February. From Super Bowl parties to Valentine’s Day to many other social events that seem to dominate the short month the opportunity to spend is great. The good news, there are also several ways to save in February too.
We are excited to announce the winner of the 52 Week Money Challenge is Anna D., who won $1,378 for participating in the 2015 challenge.
There are so many ways to spend less or save more that trying to do them all in one month can become overwhelming. A better way to accomplish your financial goals is to break the tasks down to items to complete each month. This provides a manageable list of actions to accomplish in the month and we are more likely to see better results.
Another year has come and gone. And while it’s exciting to think of the New Year and new beginnings, there is also value in reflecting on the past. From a financial perspective, taking a look back at 2015 can help you lay the foundation for moving forward in 2016.