When you head into your 30s, your life is filled with more responsibilities. No matter if you’re single, married, or have started a family, making key financial moves can help you take advantage of financial opportunities and weather setbacks when they occur, because they will. Here are 10 steps that can help you build security and reach your financial goals.
As you head into your 50s, there are some important steps you can take to ramp up your financial security. For instance, even though retirement may be years away, evaluating your progress along with other long-term goals can help you shift priorities and make the most of your money.
Here are 10 tips to help.
Contributing to a 529 College Savings Plan is a smart way to save for college and contributions are a great gift idea for friends and family members.
When you’re just starting out in your career, you may worry if you’re making the right decisions, especially when it comes to finances. You’re not alone. But creating an action plan can help you stay focused and learn to become a savvy money manager. Here are 10 tips to help you make the most of your finances and overcome setbacks that may occur.
According to the government’s Consumer Price Index, inflation is at its highest rate in 30 years. Since last year, prices have risen by 8.3%. Consumers are feeling the pinch everywhere they turn – from gas prices to groceries to electronics – which means they may have to hold off on buying certain items until things improve.
Inflation has caused prices to spike 8.3% over the past year. Consumers are feeling the pinch — from the basics such as food, gas and cars — to just about everything else.
Here are six financial moves to help you make the most of your money. Continue reading
Get a jump on college tuition by starting early and saving regularly. Here are some options to help you save now for your child’s bright future.
Like going to the gym or eating a healthy diet, saving money is one of those concepts that’s simple to grasp but weirdly challenging to put into practice. We understand its benefits. We agree that it’s essential to our wellbeing. We know that it’s something we should be doing. But paycheck after paycheck, it’s the same routine: after the bills have been paid and the regular expenses have been looked after, there just isn’t quite enough left over for our savings goals.
Using the SchoolsFirst FCU Mobile Banking app 1 lets you conveniently and securely stay on top of your finances. Discover all the great things you can do via your mobile device anytime, anywhere.
By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®
To get a handle on your finances, you must be able to distinguish between your needs and your wants. You need food, shelter and clothing. But you might want a juicy lobster and seafood dinner, a large upscale home and brand-name attire.