Parent Problems: 4 Thrifty Ways to Prepare Yourself for Teenagers

It might seem like just yesterday you brought your newborn babies home from the hospital, but now, they’re teenagers. This is an exciting time to be a parent, but it’s also one that comes with its own share of anxieties and uncertainties, one of the biggest of which is, money. Parenting teenagers can be expensive and you need to know how best to deal with it. Here are four thrifty ways to prepare yourself for teenagers.

Has Your Family Hit These Money Milestones?

One of the biggest concerns financial planners talk about is the possibility of an impending retirement crisis. Many Americans have very little money squirreled away for their golden years. When it comes to retirement, hope alone won’t cut it. People need to start planning as early as possible for the later years. Here are some money milestones future retirees should begin working on sooner, rather than later. 

5 Ways to Finally Break Free of Student Loans

Student loans left over after earning the degree can amount to a lot of debt, and you may be stuck paying it off for years. When you’re trying to organize your finances and eliminate debt, focus on paying student loans first.

5 Financial Tips For New College Students

Going to college can be both frustrating and exciting at the same time. For many people, college is a learning experience that teaches many of the essentials of life. But in addition to just learning from books you are also learning how to live int he adult world. And a big part of that is managing your financial life. Here are five financial tips to help new students adjust to college life.

Money Saving Tips for Students

It’s daunting for a parent when they wave their child off as they begin the next chapter of their life as a college student… it only seems like a short while since they were starting kindergarten. Parents do as much as possible to educate their children with life skills: necessities like how to separate the whites and the […]

Avoiding Student Loan Debt

Student Savings: The Unspoken Lesson These days, the cost of getting a college degree is higher than ever. This, combined with the fact that many students find themselves entering college without financial support from their parents or guardians and with little to no personal student savings, has left many with no real option but to rack […]

7 Reasons to Go Back to School

Most Americans support the idea of going back to school in order to expand their career choices. Whether it is a certificate, a bachelor’s degree, or even a Master’s degree getting an education improves one’s skills and knowledge and is often the only way to enter a profession and yes, even get a chance at earning more. […]

College Savings Accounts

College Savings Accounts Planning for the future of your family is something that takes time and energy. It’s certainly not something that just happens spontaneously. If you have children, one of the things you probably want to start planning as soon as possible is financing a college or post high school education. In today’s world, […]