If you plan to take out your own loan for your next vehicle, you are definitely in good company. However, first-time buyers may be surprised that getting an auto loan requires bringing along a certain number of items.

What You’ll Need for an Auto Loan

When buying a new car, getting a loan to cover the cost is an increasingly popular option chosen by new drivers. In fact, data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and reported by CNN Money shows that a record 107 million ...
Retiring early means you will need to adjust your savings plan and accommodate for the extra years of supporting yourself. However, successfully retiring early is still a very possible endeavor with proper planning.

Early Retirement Details

For many, retiring early is the ultimate life dream, but it is one that may be more challenging than anticipated. Retiring early means you will need to adjust your savings plan and accommodate for the extra years of supporting ...
Many of your bills likely allow you to pay online and some will even have an option for automatic payments, with the money coming out of your account each month without you having to lift a finger or send a check in the mail.

Automatic vs. Manual Bill Pay

The increase of technology in our society is not only seeping into our media and personal tech, but also into our finances. Many of your bills likely allow you to pay online and some will even have an option for automatic payments, ...
Despite HSAs being designed to help people manage medical expenses, their structure and tax benefits make them a useful tool for retirement savings as well.

Should You Max Out Your HSA?

Health savings accounts (HSAs) are tax-advantaged medical savings accounts designed to help people cover the out-of-pocket costs they incur while enrolled in a high-deductible health plan (HDHP). Despite HSAs being designed to ...
The word “warranty” alone can make a person automatically feel protected. But you can get the most out of your various vehicle warranties—and there can be quite a few of them—if you know and understand what each of them is all about.

What’s Covered in My Auto Warranty?

The word “warranty” alone can make a person automatically feel protected. But you can get the most out of your various vehicle warranties—and there can be quite a few of them—if you know and understand what each of them ...
When you run into problems with your insurance company, it can be a lengthy process to find a new one. Here are some things to take into account if you’re thinking about pulling the plug on your current insurer.

When to Consider Switching Insurers

When you run into problems with your insurance company, it can be a lengthy process to find a new one. Transferring everything is a hassle and you have to begin with a whole new company, but customers can often run into red flags ...
With so many factors in play and different working components to consider, the concept of saving for retirement can become a great source of anxiety.

Tips for Managing Health Care Costs After Retirement

With so many factors in play and different working components to consider, the concept of saving for retirement can become a great source of anxiety. There may be no greater cause of stress when it comes to saving for your golden ...
Having your affairs in order is incredibly important no matter your age, and a big part of that puzzle is having life insurance.

Why Life Insurance is Important 

Life insurance can be a difficult thing to talk about. Considering that it is less about you and more about the people and responsibilities you will leave behind when you die, not to mention to morbidity of the discussion in general, ...
Understanding health insurance is important to ensure that you know exactly what fees you must pay for out-of-pocket and which ones your insurance provider will cover. Learning some basic vocabulary for health insurance costs and types of plans will help you decide on the right plan for you.

Everything You Need to Know About Health Insurance

If you’re confused by health insurance terminology, you’re not alone. According to Dan Mangan, contributor to CNBC, only four percent of Americans surveyed were able to correctly define the terms co-pay, deductible, co-insurance ...
You have your first set of wheels and now it’s time to buy insurance. Before signing on with any insurance company, there are certain factors you should consider.

What You Should Know About Getting Your First Auto Insurance Policy

You have your first set of wheels and now it’s time to buy insurance. Before signing on with any insurance company, there are certain factors you should consider. The Basics of Getting Your First Auto Insurance Policy According ...