Investing papers on desk
10 Aug

A Guide to Understanding Investments

People toss around the word “investment” to describe so many different things. People say that their new television is an investment, as is their 401k, their car, their home, and their new shoes. Some people use the word to classify a large purchase, while others use it to classify a purchase with growth potential. So what does the word really mean?
Man counts saving money
10 Jun

Retirement Prep for Your 20s

It’s never too late to start thinking about your retirement. When you’re in your 20s, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the youth of the moment and neglect the future, at least to some degree. Indeed, many of the things that we do in our 20s build more debt with the understanding that it will improve our financial situation later, such as going to college or buying a house. However, if you take some simple steps to build your retirement now, it is going to pay dividends in later life (literally).
A person clicks dollar signs on a smartphone
01 Aug

Apps to Help Save for Retirement

One of people’s biggest fears nowadays is that they will not be able to save enough to retire and have a comfortable amount of time to enjoy that retirement. There are a key number of factors that go into this, and people have good reason to be worried. It looks less and less likely that today’s generations will be able to accomplish the same retirement goals as the previous generation, due to the current state of the economy and the health of programs that are supposed to help people retire. However, you can still overcome these challenges by using the tools that exist today to help find a path to retirement. Here are some amazing apps that you can use to assist you in this endeavor...