The Importance of Keeping Your Account Beneficiary Current

As an adult, a significant part of managing your finances is preparing for the future. In the short term, that may include putting money aside in an emergency fund for unplanned expenses. Long-term, actively saving in retirement accounts helps to ensure you’ll be ready for your golden years. Some people overlook naming a beneficiary. [...]

4 Areas Missed When Buying a House

If you're in the market for a new home, or your first home, you likely already researched what it's like buying a house. Financially, you’re ready. You have money set aside for the down payment and closing costs. You’re pre-approved for your mortgage. Your monthly budget is ready to go, and a stellar real estate [...]

Fixed vs. Chore-Based Allowance: Which Should You Choose?

Every parent knows that feeling. Your child is begging for candy at the checkout line or your teen asks for cash to go out with their friends. Do you give in or make them use their allowance money? While paying an allowance is common, it’s wise to use it as a means to teach responsible [...]

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