If I’ve learned anything in my work as a financial planner during the past eight years, it’s that if something is too hard to implement in our financial lives, chances are we just won’t do it. Most of us know the importance of saving for financial goals, but go about saving all wrong—and therefore make
It’s here. Summer is coming to an end, and it’s time to go back to school. These words are hard to hear for some, but if you’re heading off to college, it’s a time of excitement. You’ll get to meet new people, live on your own for the first time, and decorate your own space.
There’s a lot to worry about when you’re in college. There are classes, friends, internships and parties to worry about. But what many of us probably should have been thinking about a lot more was our credit. In fact, now that we’re older and wiser, there are a lot of things we wish we would
When saving money for a child’s college education, tuition isn’t the only concern. A recent survey by the College Board found on-campus room and board accounts for more than 50% of the total cost at in-state schools.That cost can range on average from $7,500 to $9,500 per year.While financial aid is available to help pay for room