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Establishing a Financial Safety Net
In times of crisis, you don’t want to be shaking pennies out of a piggy bank. Having a financial safety net in place can ensure that you’re protected when a ... Continue reading
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Eight Small Habits to Help You Save Big
Financial experts have discovered several easy ways to cut costs to save more.
How to Build Savings for the Retirement You Want
When you think about retirement, will you have enough saved to maintain your current ...
Saving and Investing at Every Age
Accumulating a substantial nest egg for your retirement years may seem overwhelming, ...
Saving for Retirement and a Child’s Education at the Same Time
You want to retire comfortably when the time comes. You also want to help your child ...
Turbocharge Your Retirement Savings
“The key to building wealth is simple in theory but difficult to do: Spend less tha...
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Planning a sabbatical? Saving for a down payment on a house? What will it take to reach your financial goal? This calculator helps you find out. Enter in your savings plan and view your financial results.Use This Tool
Tax Benefits of Home Ownership
In tax lingo, your principal residence is the place where you legally reside. It's typically the place where you spend most of your time, but several other facto... Continue reading
Tapping the Equity in Your Home
Over time, the value of your home has grown and your mortgage balance has been reduced (or even eliminated). The equity (the property's value minus any liens aga... Continue reading
Refinancing Your Mortgage
When you refinance your mortgage, you take out a new home loan and use some or all of the proceeds to pay off the existing one. Continue reading
Putting Money Habits to Good Use
The habits that we’ve formed over our lifetimes help define us. We have physical habits, mental habits, habits of character, personal hygiene habits, and produ... Continue reading
Good Debt vs. Bad Debt
Imagine what you could do with the right financial advice. Discussing your finances with someone is not easy. In this video, Debra Gates discusses how talking wi... Continue reading
Understanding and Managing Debt
The economy is good, and Americans are on a spending spree. American household debt hit a record $13.95 trillion in 2019. The majority of U.S. households—ab... Continue reading
The Best Ways to Save for College
Tax-advantaged strategies are important because over time, you can potentially accumulate more money with a tax-advantaged investment compared to a taxable inves... Continue reading
If you have a lot of debt, you’re not alone. Today, more and more Americans are burdened with credit card and loan payments. So whether you are trying to impro... Continue reading
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Tips for Financial Independence
CAPTRUST’s Kathleen Whitmore addresses how investors can plan for retirement using ...
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