Life

13 Small Wins You Can Celebrate Daily

From weddings to graduations to retirement parties, some of life’s biggest celebrations call for a toast. But while major festivities tend to get all the hype, who says you can’t  raise a glass to the everyday exceptional moments. Yes it’s good for your emotional wellbeing, but more importantly you just might find an impromptu dance […]

Retirement

How Much Should I Save for Retirement? Your Top Questions, Answered

When you think of your lifelong bucket list, what does it include? Adventures across another continent? Courtside tickets to watch your favorite NBA team play? No matter what dreams you’re chasing, one essential item probably sits at the top of your list: Retirement. While it might not sound as exciting as traveling the world, retiring […]

Retirement

How to Plan for Retirement: Assessing and Adjusting Your Savings

Picture this: You’ve been saving for retirement, but when you set up those savings, you might not have known much about how to plan for retirement. Maybe you chose to divert a small portion of each paycheck to your employer-sponsored 401(k) or perhaps you’ve had an automatic monthly transfer headed toward your Individual Retirement Account […]

Retirement

Retirement Ready: Should You Save Your Money in the Bank or Invest in the Market?

Everyone’s path to the retirement of their dreams looks different, and yours may even change over time. Some people start building retirement funds as soon as they graduate from school, others begin later on in life, or once they’re established in their career. But the good news is, no matter how or when you begin, […]

Travel

Not Taking A Vacation This Year? Do This Instead

Are you the type of person who starts dreaming about your next vacation the second you start unpacking your suitcase from the last? Or maybe your jetsetter lifestyle means you constantly live out of a duffle? If you live for weekend family getaways to the lake or annual extravaganzas in Vegas, it’s safe to say […]

Family

11 Creative Ways to Refresh a Multipurpose Living Space — Without Spending Any Money

Whether you’re a homebody or consider yourself a jetsetter, it’s tough to deny the simple pleasure of having a comfortable and healthy living space. But when your home becomes your gym, your office, your day-care center, and more … well, it can be a lot to handle. Without clearly defined spaces, work files pile up […]

Family

Budgeting for Baby: Get Financially Ready for Your New Addition

A new bundle of joy is on its way (or you’re trying for one). Oh, baby! Congratulations. It’s a momentous time, but those feelings of excitement might be paired with questions surrounding spending and concerns about being prepared: How much does a baby cost? How do I financially plan for a newborn? How much will […]

Career

10 Ways to Make Extra Money From Home

You’ve heard all about popular side hustles, from weekend waitressing to rideshare driving to food delivering. And while these are excellent ways to increase cashflow, most traditional side gigs require a car and hours spent outside the house, which isn’t always feasible. Still want to bank some extra cash each month? With a little creativity […]

Family

Off the Track: How Jimmie Johnson Recharges (Including His Recipe for Guacamole!)

Just like Jimmie Johnson, we all need ways to ease our minds and separate from the ups and downs of daily life, whether that’s caring for family, managing finances, or simply trying to keep it all together during a busy or uncertain time. For some, unwinding looks like taking a long walk outside or reading […]

Retirement

Tapping Into Your Investments to Fund Life’s Changes

When you take a long car trip, you plan your route — when you’ll stop for gas and where you’ll pause for lunch. Even if you make the most detailed plan, though, you’ve got to prepare for unexpected: an accident on the highway, a road closure, or an extra pit stop. And that’s why you […]

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