Remember way back to your first paycheck. The moment you open the envelope anticipating the windfall when all your hard work pays off. Then, like a swift kick to your gut, realty hits. Your takeaway earnings are almost always way lower than what you expected.
For young families, the immediate cost of raising a child can be testing financially. Just when you thought you were in the clear from student loan repayments and your never-ending car lease, a hungry mouth appears with countless sleepless nights and a hefty price tag attached. But diapers, baby formula, and stuffed toys aren’t the only financial burdens parents should worry about.
Using a Roth IRA as a College Savings Tool
A tax-advantaged option too many families overlook.
Provided by Ricardo Ferreira
At first glance, a Roth IRA might seem an unusual college savings vehicle. Upon further examination, it may look like a particularly smart choice.
For Retirement, Income Matters as Much as Savings
A recent poll of pre-retirees suggests that truth risks being ignored.
Provided by McNamara Financial Group
With the school year ending and vacations on the horizon, I thought it would be a good time to go over some simple ways to protect yourself while on vacation. A few minutes to review these tips could potentially save you grief and money.
Think back to those early days in life when it seemed like everything in the candy aisle was free if you begged your parents hard enough. Not a fleeting thought was given to the expenses of a vacation or the copay costs at the doctor. There’s something beautifully unburdened in the way which children experience the world: recklessly present and innocently ambivalent.