Resources for Navigating FAFSA Updates

graduatesFamilies that have tried completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) recently have

Why Americans Claim Social Security Early

Claiming Social Security benefits at the earliest eligible age of 62 is not a smart financial move for most people.

Having Second Thoughts About Social Security Payments

The most popular start date for Social Security is 62, which is the earliest age possible. Among women, 48% start their Social Security checks at that age versus 42% of men.

While the vast majority of people are happy with their decision regarding the timing of their Social Security benefits, some people regret what they’ve done.

The good news is that for some Social Security recipients it is possible to undo this pivotal decision.  

Don’t Make These 7 IRA Mistakes

The biggest source of wealth for most Americans is their retirement accounts and much of that money is tucked away in Individual Retirement

Why You Shouldn't Panic

The stock market is the only market where things go on sale and all the customers run out of the store....

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Buying Versus Leasing a Car

If you will be searching for a new car soon, you'll need to answer this question:  Should I lease or buy a vehicle?

There are advantages and disadvantages to both approaches. Here is a run down of things you should know

What To Do With That Tax Refund

Every year nearly eight out of ten taxpayers receive a federal tax refund.

Financial Advice for 20 and 30-somethings

If you’re an investor in your 20s or 30s, you may not feel as flush as your parents, but you have plenty of time to catch up.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life

You’re busy. I’m busy. Aren't we all busy?

Driving Into the Future

One of the biggest household expenses that Americans face is covering the cost of their vehicles.