5 Myths That Could Derail Your Retirement

To plan for retirement requires assumptions. Many people today are using the assumptions their parents and grandparents used. Don’t plan for their retirement. Plan for yours by adopting a new retirement mindset that will keep you financially secure.

How To Help Your Children To Save Money

Babies cry when they need to be fed or changed. It’s hard wired for them to react this way. They have no other way to signal that their needs and wants are not being met.

Equity Release Can Be a Good Way of Funding Care Costs

For those that need to cover the cost of care in their homes, using the equity in property itself could be a way of raising the funds required. All too often people are hit by care costs but fail to realise that taking some money out of the home without having to sell up is an option.

Dissatisfaction Isn’t Stopping Congress

There’s no mistaking the dissatisfaction many Americans are feeling today toward government-managed anything. Much of that discontent stems from the perception that the political establishment in Washington, from the White House on down, is nothing more than a self-serving clique that looks only after its own.

5 Great Tips To Get Your Savings Started

We all have great dreams and things we really want in life but sometimes it just not easy to get them. We have the best intentions of saving some of our salary each month so that we can get what we want but as you well know the unexpected often pops up to take what little money we might have left at the end of the month. So how do we go about saving and ensure that we stick to it.

If You’re Thinking of Your Children’s Education You Should Do Your Homework Now!

You will obviously want to give your children the best possible start in life. That could well mean paying for them to go to a fee-paying school and then on to university or college.

Vital Things To Learn About The Credit Card

It’s true that there are many people today who shun the credit card in their lives. Some who are still facing problems also strive to slowly lessen the use of the plastic.

5 Important Steps to Prosperity

To change your position in life, which includes your financial condition, you have to do two things: Examine your internal environment and take practical steps towards financial security. Here are some suggestions that will be reflected in a a rising net worth.

Winning a National Lottery Is More Costly Than Most People Realize

Winning a national lottery is something many people dream about. U.S. citizens spend billions of dollars each year buying lottery tickets in hope of striking it rich. Unfortunately, many lottery winners end up broke within a few years because they squander winnings instead of putting their newfound wealth to work.

How to Decide Where to Invest

Deciding where to invest your hard-earned money can be intimidating. There are many options open to you and picking the right one is an important decision. You need to research what you have available to you and assess your level of risk tolerance.

Single Mom Financial Planning

While many single moms find solace and freedom in single motherhood, we can’t ignore that total independence does come with its challenges. One of the biggest obstacles to navigate as a single mom can be financial planning. Everyone wants financial freedom, but to achieve this worthy goal, careful long and short-term planning is essential.

Top Budget and Personal Finance Apps

Let’s face it, there are some extreme couponers, thrifters, and smart consumers out there always trying to save money and get the best deals. With budgets that much more tight in these tough economic times, it’s okay to get a little help from none other than our smartphone apps. I mean, why not, right?

Fixed Term Annuities – Can You Foresee Your Future?

Fixed Term Annuities launched in the UK five years ago are pretty self-explanatory, they operate like a standard annuity, paying a guaranteed annual income (which could be level or indexed and/or include a spouses pension) in return for a lump sum. However with a fixed term annuity the income is only paid for an agreed fixed term and not for the rest of your life as with a standard annuity.

How to Obtain Personal Checks

At some point, your bank-issued checks will run out. Of course, you cannot issue checks if your checkbook is empty. There are several options to refill your checkbook.

What Is A Certified Financial Planner?

Many people wonder why anyone would pay money to a financial advisor when so much free financial advice is available in books, internet etc. The prime reasons are accuracy, accountability and customization.

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