It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement. You may have heard this so many times that it has become cliché, but this isn’t one of those things you can ignore. The sooner you start saving for retirement, the easier you’ll have it in the long run. The way you think about retirement will vary based on your life stage, so let’s look at where you are now and how … [Read more...] about 87 Tips for a Successful Retirement
Savings & Retirement
Our Savings and Retirement series of articles, guides, interviews, and resources will educate you on how to save money and plan for your retirement the right way.
You'll learn ways to automate your savings, what the best savings accounts are, what a 401(k) plan is and why you should take advantage of it, and a whole lot more.
Making money is vital to financially thrive but knowing how to hold on to your money is arguably even more important to building a high net worth, i.e. wealth.
There’s a lot of misconceptions about life insurance out there: what it is, how it works, and who needs it. While buying life insurance can give you peace of mind that other types of insurance can’t, it’s not for everyone. We’ll break down everything you need to know about life insurance, including: What Life Insurance Is—and What It Isn’t How Life Insurance Works … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Life Insurance
One of the most common ways to build wealth over time is by investing in your retirement. Retiring from work often indicates that you’ve become financially independent and no longer need to earn an active income in order to meet all your needs and expenses. It’s a nice place to be financially, but it takes time to get there. Have you ever taken the time to think about which … [Read more...] about Everything You Should Know About 401(k) Plans
To save money, or not to save money... Saving money can be difficult for a lot of people. In fact, more than 50% of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings. If you have that little in the bank, just one unexpected expense could force you into taking out a costly personal loan or into credit card debt. It’s very easy to spend money without noticing how much you’re … [Read more...] about 30 Ways to Trick Yourself into Saving Money
Emergencies happen without warning. Even the most reliable car can suddenly need hundreds of dollars in repairs, and medical issues can significantly increase a person’s debt overnight. Yet the vast majority of Americans lack an emergency fund and are unprepared for any of these events. According to a survey conducted by GoBankingRates, sixty-nine percent of Americans have less … [Read more...] about Follow These Steps to Build a Strong Emergency Fund