With less than three months left in this year it is an ideal time to review your 401k account. We sometimes can take for granted that our 401k's essentially run themselves once we set up our contributions and select our investments.
Student loans are the fastest growing category of debt for consumers. Many recent and not so recent college graduates want to shed this debt as soon as possible after graduation.
The headline from a Gallup poll released on August 11 was “U.S. Investors Seem Unaware of Bull Market’s Strong Gains.” This caught me off guard to some extent.
Has the recent volatility in the stock market caused you some anxiety? Investors have grown accustom to a rather smooth ride from the equity markets over the past 12 months.
A beneficiary designation form. It just sounds boring but it is a critical part of your personal financial planning.
Life is a balancing act. Trying to manage your work life balance can be a difficult at the best of times. Many parents also struggle with the decision of what to focus on in their financial lives.
Now that you have reached your forties the clock is ticking to get your finances in order. Here are 10 financial tips you should prioritize in your forties:
1. Create A Financial Plan
If you participate in a 401k or other work place plan there is a good chance you own a target date fund.
As you progress into your thirties it is time to get serious about your finances.
Roth IRAs are a terrific retirement account although not everyone is able to contribute directly to them because of income limits.