Financial Planning is a broad topic that spans your entire financial life. These articles cover your early finances, the retirement saving and planning process, the related topic of Social Security, your retirement, and finally estate planning. Additionally, check out related articles in these sections: investing, savings, and real estate and homeownership.
Financial Planning is a subsection of asset management.
When you first start a job, it’s exciting. You agree on a salary, and you are thrilled that you will soon be getting paid. If you are receiving a salary of $40,000 a year, and you […]
When you leave a job where you have contributed to a 401(k) plan, you have three options for the money: Cash out your 401(k), keep it in your current plan, or move it to another qualified […]
Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps is a financial plan designed to help you get your finances in order, get out of debt, and achieve financial freedom. Dave Ramsey has taught these Baby Steps to millions via radio, The Total Money […]
No matter how much solid financial planning we put in, life cannot be reduced down to complete predictability. Indeed, there are always unexpected expenses, large and small, that can crop up. And, you never know when […]
If you are in a bad financial situation, and here are 10 things that could help you toward recovery. These steps will put you back on track, but the journey will be long. But as Confucius […]
When you contribute money to a 401k or a traditional IRA, you receive a tax deduction. Your money grows tax-deferred until you withdraw it from your account. However, if you don’t withdraw it from your account, […]
With taxes out of the way, it’s time to prepare for some summer fun. But like your house, your finances will be much more manageable when you take the time to spruce things up this spring. […]
One of the ways that you can track your financial progress is to periodically check your net worth. Your net worth is a look at one moment in time as far as your finances are concerned. […]
When it comes to saving for retirement, it’s important to understand your options. Figuring out which type of account to use is a big deal. For some workers, understanding the difference between a 401(k) and a […]
One of the items that many people rely on for retirement planning is Social Security. You know that you will likely receive Social Security benefits (although they might be reduced). However, Social Security benefits are also […]