Navigating Your 401(k)

Whether retirement is far off in the future or right around the corner, you need to start planning for it now. Starting with your 401(k), the following tips will help you navigate the complexities of saving money when you’re ...

Choosing Where to Retire

Now that you’re officially off the clock and looking toward the next chapter of retirement, there are several options available for setting down roots. If you’re eager to participate in a vibrant community of fellow retirees, ...

Are Extended Warranties a Good Idea?

Regular maintenance checks and repairs along with the costs associated with them are just part of car ownership. Even a brand new car isn’t exempt from time in the body shop. To help protect your budget from mechanic-related ...

Easy Ways to Get Cash for Unneeded Possessions

Sometimes there’s not enough room in the budget for extras. Perhaps you have your eye on a new pair of shoes, are eager to upgrade your living room with a new couch or you have to be the first in your friend group to possess ...

Ideas to Increase Your Home’s Square Footage

Whether you desire to increase your home’s value or need the extra living space, an addition can be a worthwhile modification to your house. There are many ways you can expand your house’s size, so make sure you pick the solution ...

Holiday Decor Ideas for Small Apartments

For many people, winter is all about the holidays, whether that means Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Kwanzaa or countless others. Nothing gets you in the mood for celebrating and enjoying the season faster than fun decorations, ...

Shop Smarter This Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast approaching and you might be stressed thinking about how you are going to buy gifts for all of your friends and family. But it is possible to get everything you need as long as you set realistic goals. Set ...

The Financial Impact of the Loss of a Spouse on Your Retirement

The loss of a spouse is life-changing on numerous levels, including your financial planning. The future you saved years for will be different from what you envisioned, but there are financial opportunities to support you after ...

Tips for Cleaning Out Your Garage

The idea of cleaning out your garage can feel intimidating and overwhelming, especially if you’re looking at out-of-control dirt and clutter. It’s worth the effort, though. Taking it one step at a time, you can turn your garage ...

Controlling Holiday Spending

While the spirit of the season can fill your heart with joy, it can also quickly empty your wallet. There are ways to enjoy the holidays and give to others (and to yourself) without exceeding your financial limits. The following ...