Monthly Archives: December 2014

Nothing Saved for Retirement (as reported by Nancy Hellmick on, a personal finance website, recently surveyed over one thousand adults across a variety of ages and found some disturbing information. Over a third of them, fully 36%, had nothing saved for retirement. That’s bad enough, but when you break it down into the different age groups, it gets worse. 14% of people 65 and […]

Setting a Budget (as reported by Dylan Matthews on

Setting a budget can be a great way to get a handle on your finances. It helps you determine what you want to spend your money on, and helps you cut costs by identifying how much money you can afford to spend in all areas of your life. But how do you set an effective […]

College Money Mistakes (as reported by Emily Guy Birken on

Going away to college is hard enough for a lot of kids. It’s your first time away from your parents and you have to fend for yourself. All of the sudden, the world also now expects you to know how to handle your own finances. Fair or not, there are a number of financial threats […]

How to Retire Early (as reported by Robert Powell on

Want to retire early? A┬árecent article published by USA Today may have the secrets that can help you get there. But the secret isn’t really a secret. First, you need to calculate exactly how much money you will need in retirement, factoring in the added time you will have when you do retire early. Then, […]