Volunteering During Retirement

Most people spend the majority of their adult lives saving up for retirement. However, many retirees find themselves somewhat bored with their post-work life once they finally hit the retirement milestone. As a result, the number ...

Identifying Your Wants Vs. Your Needs

The foundation of successfully managing your finances is budgeting, and a pillar of budgeting is learning to distinguish your needs from your wants. If you can’t differentiate those, you could wind up overspending on luxuries ...

Why to Consider a Used Luxury Car

If you’re daydreaming about driving an affluent, stylish vehicle, but prefer more affordable transportation, consider buying a used luxury vehicle. Here are just some of the advantages of pursuing this affordable yet rewarding ...

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Coupons

Coupons, whether they’re old-school paper, store promotions, online or app-based, are designed to help make you a savvier consumer. From saving cents and dollars to getting two for the price of one, coupons can safeguard your ...

Online vs. In-Person: Where to Make Your Transactions

With the advent and spread of smartphone technology, entrusting your money to an online bank has become an increasingly popular alternative to the traditional experience. Traditional banks, however, still offer several distinct ...

How to Determine Whether You’re Ready to Retire

Ever since you started life on your own, you have focused on keeping food on the table and a roof over your head and the heads of those who depend on you. If you’re lucky enough to have a traditional 40-hour work week, you will ...

Adjusting Your Investments for Retirement

The end goal of every hard-working American is a long, fruitful and well-earned retirement. If you are still in the early stages of putting together your retirement portfolio or bearing down on the golden age, there’s still ...

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is on May 12 this year — just around the corner! Don’t let the holiday pass without expressing your appreciation to the mother figures in your life. Consider creating a do-it-yourself gift that is sure to put ...

What to Plant in Your Garden This Spring

Many people anticipate the annual deluge of flowers and plants that occur in spring and summer. It’s not too early to start planning what type of flora you want to have in your garden this growing season and to set a date for ...

Should You Maintain Separate Accounts When You Get Married?

Joining your now-spouse in matrimony strengthens your relationship and confirms a lifetime commitment. It also comes with a fair amount of effort, not just in terms of making sure that your partnership will stand the test of time, ...