About to retire? Read this first

  About to retire? Congrats! But wait, not so fast, there are a few things you need to know before you say goodbye to your career, and hello to your favorite golf course. Before entering your golden years, take time to consider these best practices to set yourself up for retirement success.   Overestimate your…

Paying Off Your Debt or Investing: Which Is Best?

  Are you torn between paying off your debt or investing? As you consider your golden years, you might be asking yourself, “How do I balance paying off my debt, saving, and investing in retirement? Whether you’re decades away from retirement or it is quickly approaching, you should strike a balance between paying off debt…

How to weather any financial market downturn

Any market drop can cause anxiety and fear in even the most savviest of investors. When market downturns happen, you can expect a lot of fear-inducing headlines that can scare consumers into making quick financial decisions. It can be difficult to discern what is trustworthy news and what is just hype. To stay calm and…

Retirement expenses: Top 7 money wasters

This may come as a surprise, but you might not have unlimited funds once you retire. You may have saved plenty of money, but there is a chance that it may run out during retirement. Therefore, it’s wise to eliminate certain retirement expenses that are a waste of money. So, if you want to cut…

How to keep your retirement accounts from being hacked

  According to the American Institute of CPAs, 8 out of 10 Americans are concerned that financial institutions and other businesses may not be able to safeguard their personal information. Unfortunately, just being concerned your retirement accounts might get hacked won’t help protect your information. Taking action is the best way to avoid identity theft…