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How Working Women Can Harness Their Financial Power

How Working Women Can Harness Their Financial Power

Have you ever taken a second to reflect on the achievements of women and their evolutionary roles in society? I’ve been particularly interested in the financial evolution of women as it relates to personal finance and long-term investing. There is no doubt that a woman’s role in the household has rapidly changed over the past several decades, but a new ...

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Survey Says: Financial Tips I Wish I Knew When I Graduated College
June 1, 2017

Survey Says: Financial Tips I Wish I Knew When I Graduated College

A little hindsight is always useful, but for college students, getting money advice now can go a long way toward their financial future. A “Young Money ...

Where to Get More Bang for Your Buck on Vacation This Year
May 26, 2017

Where to Get More Bang for Your Buck on Vacation This Year

Haven’t planned your vacation yet? If you need inspiration, look at where your dollar will go further and plan an international destination. The dollar is stronger ...

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Taboo Topic: 4 Reasons It's Hard to Talk About Money
May 19, 2017

Taboo Topic: 4 Reasons It's Hard to Talk About Money

Money talk. Sure, you might talk in generalities about the stock market rally, taxes, or the spiraling costs of college and health care but, when it comes to your own ...

Got Teens? Time to Teach Good Money Habits
May 12, 2017

Got Teens? Time to Teach Good Money Habits

Good money habits are an essential life skill, and parents can start explaining financial lessons with their teenagers. In addition to teaching kids the importance of saving ...

Family and Finances: The Working Mom Balancing and Saving Act
May 5, 2017

Family and Finances: The Working Mom Balancing and Saving Act

As a mom, you aren't just involved with keeping the family on track and managing the household’s calendar of events. Often, mom is also in charge of the family budget.

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After Tax Day: Tips to Help Make Next Year’s Taxes Go Smoother
April 25, 2017

After Tax Day: Tips to Help Make Next Year’s Taxes Go Smoother

The April 18 filing deadline has come and gone. How did it go? Did you file a month ago, or did you scramble to finish by 11:59 p.m. that night? Or, worse yet, did you ...

Taking a Spirited Look at the Booze Industry? Here are a Few Thoughts
April 21, 2017

Taking a Spirited Look at the Booze Industry? Here are a Few Thoughts

You might kick back with a drink on Friday afternoon or take part in a happy hour special, but perhaps you should consider distilling a bit of information about the booze ...

Hey, Procrastinators: You Still Have Time to File Your 2016 Taxes
April 14, 2017

Hey, Procrastinators: You Still Have Time to File Your 2016 Taxes

Are you a perennial procrastinator on income tax filing? Lucky you—you get a few extra days this year, as the filing deadline is April 18. And, by the way, you’re not ...

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Get Covered with the Basics of Non-Covered Basis
April 7, 2017

Get Covered with the Basics of Non-Covered Basis

The fast-approaching April 18 tax deadline is looming in the not-so-distant future. You’ve received your 1099-B, so you’re all set to start filing your taxes. But then...

Paying for College? Here’s How to Use those Savings Plans
April 7, 2017

Paying for College? Here’s How to Use those Savings Plans

So your child has been accepted to his or her dream school—or at least the college that offers the best fit. Congratulations! Now come the bills. It’s time to ...

Baby Boomers Helping Their Millennial Adult Children Raise Kids
March 17, 2017

Baby Boomers Helping Their Millennial Adult Children Raise Kids

For 26 million millennials, parenthood has been added to their lineup of accomplishments. According to the most recent figures from the U.S. ...

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Daylight Savings: Now May Be the Time to Install Solar Panels
March 10, 2017

Daylight Savings: Now May Be the Time to Install Solar Panels

Been thinking about installing a solar energy system, but haven’t gotten around to it? The time to act might be now, while federal tax incentives remain. Solar energy ...

Five Things to Know Before Starting Your 2016 Taxes
March 3, 2017

Five Things to Know Before Starting Your 2016 Taxes

Filing taxes is never fun and it’s sometimes not easy, so you can be forgiven if you’ve put it off. Before you begin this annual task, there are few things to keep in mind ...

Job-Hopping? Don’t Skip These Retirement Ideas
February 24, 2017

Job-Hopping? Don’t Skip These Retirement Ideas

Trends come and go, but one trend that seems to be continuing is job-hopping. It wasn’t too long ago that the American Dream involved getting on with a company ...

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April 15 Tax Return Postmark Deadline? Not This Year
February 13, 2017

April 15 Tax Return Postmark Deadline? Not This Year

Some things seem like they were just meant to go together: peanut butter and jelly, ham and cheese, peas and carrots. Oil and water—we all know they ...

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