Saving

How to Know if You’re Saving Too Much

Saving is one of the best money habits we can learn. It’s essential for meeting our financial goals. A lot of us got serious about building up our rainy-day fund over the past few years after the shock of the pandemic. Now, with inflation on the rise, saving has become a bit more challenging and […]

Finance Basics

4 Tips to Improve Your Financial Health

For much of the country, basic financial education has long been absent from the classroom (though that is changing). As a result, half of us don’t feel confident about our personal finance knowledge, or as I call it “money knowledge.” While it can feel discouraging, you have the power to change this! The key is […]

Estate Planning

Why Getting a Mortgage May Mean It’s Time to Consider Life Insurance

Becoming a homeowner is a big step that comes with many new costs and financial responsibilities. In addition to your monthly mortgage payment, you’re now on the hook for home repairs and maintenance. And while this change may feel overwhelming, it’s a great time (while your finances are top of mind) to think about another […]

Saving

Pencil in Savings: Your Calendar Can Help You Shave off Costs From Big Purchases

Finding ways to save on purchases isn’t just any bargain hunter’s dream, it can also play a role in your financial health. With inflation increasing the costs of many items worldwide, taking advantage of savings is more important than ever. The good news is there’s no shortage of opportunities to shave a few bucks off […]

Estate Planning

10 Things You Never Knew About Life Insurance

Life insurance might not sound like the most exciting topic, but it’s an important one. Life insurance is valuable protection for your family. Its important to understand the ins and outs of this important coverage and what it can do to help provide security for your family today and for the years ahead. However, many […]

Estate Planning

Baby on board? What you need to know about life insurance when you’re expecting.

Cloth or disposable diapers? Breastfeed or bottle? Pregnancy is an exciting time that comes with a lot of questions about your future with your new baby. One topic you might be pondering as a parent-to-be is life insurance. You’re about to bring a brand new person who will depend on you into the world, making […]

Estate Planning

Is Life Insurance Through Work Enough?

Life insurance is a popular benefit for many American workers. If that includes you, you may be wondering if it provides enough coverage. The amount of life insurance right for you depends on your age, goals and budget. Carefully evaluate your own circumstances to determine if life insurance through work is sufficient for your needs. What […]

Estate Planning

What Is Estate Planning? What You Need to Know to Plan for the Future

While estate planning might not exactly be a topic you’re looking forward to facing, it’s a crucial part of financial planning to consider. Let’s face it: Life events happen whether we want them to or not, and sometimes, these situations feel too overwhelming to comprehend, such as who will make end-of-life decisions for you. One […]

Saving

Savings by Age: How Much to Save in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and Beyond

No matter what stage of life you’re in, one thing will always remain the same: It’s never too late — or too early — to save money. Your age is one of many factors in your personal financial picture. Understanding how long before you expect to reach certain life stages (such as retirement) is an […]

Estate Planning

Life Insurance – The Missing Piece in Your Financial Plan

When you consider your financial plan, you probably think about savings, debts and investments. But if that’s where your list ends, a critical piece may be missing from your personal financial portfolio — life insurance. This important safeguard can be seen as an investment for your family. Just as you might go to college and […]

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