Don’t fall into these traps when creating a roadmap for spending
There’s a saying you’ve probably heard before about the few absolutes there are in life: None of us will live forever and taxes are practically unavoidable. We should add one more: Almost everyone needs a budget, even if they don’t know it yet.
A study features retirees giving current workers advice
The best way to prepare for retirement might just be listening to those going through it. In a new report, retirees shared their advice for current workers. The survey asked more than 1,000 retirees between the ages of 55 and 80 their thoughts on their post-work lives. What they said might just help you when the time comes to retire. Here are some takeaways.
Why young people should use a Roth IRA
It’s important to save for retirement as early as possible. You want to be using a 401(k) if it’s available. Particularly if you don’t have a workplace plan (but even if you do), you also should consider a Roth IRA — especially if you are just starting out in your career. Here’s why.
The price of groceries is rising
Food is getting expensive. The average cost of groceries has increased for 17 straight months and there is no sign of relief just yet. With prices continually on the rise, it can help to know what foods are jumping in cost faster than others. Here’s a breakdown.
With food costs soaring, along with everything else, try these tips to lower spending
Some ways to save on healthcare
According to a recent study, 50 percent of Americans admitted to skipping a doctor or dentist visit because it was too expensive. While medical care can be costly, there are ways to make it more affordable. Here are some tips to keep things in check.
Take these 5 steps toward a more financially secure future
A report released in the spring of 2021 showed that more than half of Americans – some 56% – said they were living paycheck-to-paycheck. Other research, including that performed for my book “The Difference” produced similar findings.
What does that mean exactly?
How to make sure you hit your end-of-year savings goals
Believe it or not, 2021 is coming to a close. That means it’s time to think about your end-of-the-year savings goals. Are you going to reach them all? None of them? Some of them? Here’s some tips for getting things back on track to hit those goals.
A look at the best coupon apps
The way people find deals when shopping has changed. For the most part, the days of clipping paper coupons are gone. Now, when you want to save while shopping, you download an app. Here’s a look at some of the best.
The phrase “grow through what you go through” certainly hits home for the lifestyle choices we can continue to make when the global health pandemic eventually fades. As the number of those vaccinated for COVID-19 surges in the United States, the path to a more normal future seems closer than ever.