Tips to Save for Emergencies and Your Future

If you feel like you could do more to improve your saving and investing habits, or don’t know how to get started, here are some tips to help. Financial experts agree that there are two important things to focus on: start and contribute regularly to an emergency fund and contribute at least 10% of your paycheck to a retirement account.

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Rules of Thumb to Save for Your Future

For many of us, retirement is years away, for others it may be right in their rearview mirror. No matter where you are in life, you may wonder if you’re saving enough for when you quit working. Although each person’s situation and goals are unique, considering these simple rules of thumb can help take the guesswork out of retirement planning, so you can develop a winning savings strategy. Continue reading

For Single Parents: Juggling College Costs and Retirement Savings

A quick tip from Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

The cost of college has risen exponentially over the past few decades. If you’re a single parent, it may seem impossible to save for both college and retirement. When it comes to which matters most, put yourself first. Why? Because there are plenty of options to help get your kids to college, but there aren’t loans or scholarships to help you retire securely.  Continue reading