Tag Archives: financial planning

College

Is The College You Want to Attend Within Your Financial Means?

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the institution you want to attend is the right one

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the…

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Make Financial Planning Part of Planning for College

College Gurl tells you the steps to take this summer

Use your downtime wisely.
Take the summer to prepare for the upcoming school year, especially if…

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Americans Rack Up Nearly $3B in Vacation Debt

Tips on taking a break with busting your budget

“It’s so easy to get into vacation debt — especially during the summer months when…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Millennials Can Teach Us About Money

Financial tips for America’s Biggest Generation

The ‘go to school,’ ‘work hard,’ ‘save for retirement’ model that worked for Baby…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Boost Retirement Savings With These New And Simple Strategies

Thinking outside the box to fund your golden years

“When you look at the social and economic realities of the day, particularly the fact…

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What You Need to Know About Money and Divorce

Maintaining financial stability when 'I Do' turns into 'I Can’t'

Many times the emotional aspects of a divorce process can cause one to be unable…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Pt 2: The Best and Worst States to Retire

Study reveals states with best quality of life and lowest care costs

In addition to think about ‘how’ you want to live and retirement and in your…

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Pt 1: Best and Worst States for Retirement

The most challenging places to grow old

While good planning and good health can make those things possible, in reality, the need…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Financial Literacy Month] Free Financial Advice Across the U.S. for Money Smart Week

Financial empowerment campaign kicks off April 23

“For thirteen years, Money Smart Week has inspired financial institutions, schools, libraries, nonprofits and government…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Eldercare: Taking Care of Aging Parents While Maintaining Financial Security

“Mr. Eldercare 101” sets the record straight with B.E.

Eldercare issues cross all racial, cultural, economic, religious, political, geographic etc. boundaries. It also…

By Stacey Tisdale

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tax

3 Ways to Reduce Your Tax Bill

Tax Expert Barbara Weltman shares last minute tax tips

Tax Expert Barbara Weltman shares last minute tax tips.

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What the Wage Gap Does to Women As They Grow Old

Women 80% more likely to be impoverished in retirement than men

Financial experts say the financial realities facing women mean they have to take extra care…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Average U.S. Household Owes Nearly $8,000 in Credit Card Debt

New survey shows debt levels highest since Great Recession

“We are now perilously close to a tipping point at which balances become unsustainable and…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Oh Yes They Did! Millions Committing ‘Financial Infidelity’

New survey finds many hiding money moves from significant others

Every relationship has different boundaries and expectations and the only way to find them is…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Study] Women Are Feeling Financially Empowered

More women trusting financial instincts

“In fact, American women and men have a lot to learn from one another, as…

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Soulful Sax Sensation Marcus Miller Shares Most Important Money Lessons

Series: The 3 most important lessons I’ve learned about money

“The richer you are as a person and the more competent you are as a…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Creating a Financial Life Plan: Where to Begin

How to set financial goals

This story gives readers tools to connect with their highest ideals and priorities so that…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Much Do You Need to Make to Buy a Home?

Survey looks at salary needed for 27 cities across the U.S

On a national level, the average median home price in the U.S. is $222,700, meaning…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Women Should Save Money Differently Than Men

Author Terrell Dinkins says ‘mars/venus’ rule should apply to finances

“Because of divorce, widowhood or remaining single, many of us will have to carry the…

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