Religious rites of passage are important to families, and should be a time of celebration and joy. But are they just turning into another expensive party?
Archives for April 2012
There are times where you may want to setup an account for a minor child, and a custodial account under the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act may be something to investigate.
Can you borrow money from your Roth IRA? The decisive answer is yes! …and no. Find out why.
Don’t make the unholy mistake of shortchanging your retirement savings. Here are a few surefire ways increase your retirement savings.
It’s the ultimate showdown: the 401(k) vs. the IRA. Which wins? Let’s define the terms and find the right investment strategy for you.
April is Financial Literacy Month, and was officially designated as such by the US Senate in 2003. Here’s are some reasons why financial literacy is so important.
Expecting to receive a tax refund this year? Here are some ways you can invest that refund in yourself this year.
At the end of 2012 a whole host of tax breaks are all expiring at once. It is being called “Taxmageddon” and unless something is done the average household could see a huge tax increase.
Should some families have a larger emergency fund than others? What is the right amount for your family to set aside in an emergency fund?
It’s not uncommon for people hurrying to file their taxes before the deadline to make a mistake. What are some things to remember when amending your tax return?
Tax returns are due on April 17th this year, and many people have already filed. What if you haven’t filed yet, and you’re not able to pay your taxes? What options do you have?
Betterment.com has become a very attractive investing option for folks who want a simple and less hands on approach to long term investing. Here’s a video walkthrough of their site.
One way dads can help keep their family financially stable is to make sure they are cashing in on every available tax break available. Here is a look at some tax tips to help you save.
The government just announced a settlement with 5 major banks that will mean some homeowners will now be eligible to receive reductions in principal, a refinance or compensation.