Many people are in the habit of making resolutions for the New Year and financial resolutions are often included. The key is knowing if they are realistic or just another resolution that will be forgotten before Ground Hog Day.
It is that time of year top ten lists start coming out for just about any topic - movies, political events, sports stories and financial moves to make before the end of the year. Yes, there is a top ten list of moves that you can still make before the end of the year and most don’t really take more than 30 minutes to complete.
Do you have a desire to live more comfortably financially speaking now and in the future? It doesn’t have to be all about earning more money. The concept of living below your means now so that you can retire earlier and more financially set later is a way of life that is different.
The time between Labor Day and Thanksgiving is the perfect time to make a few financial adjustments that can be very rewarding. Knowing the money moves to consider is important and starts with answering four basic questions.
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.