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New college financial aid dates take effect October 1

New College Financial Aid Dates Take Effect October 1

Parents familiar with the federal financial aid process know that Jan. 1 has historically been the first day to file Free Application for Federal...
My 401(k) is set and other retirement fallacies

“My 401(k) Is Set” and Other Retirement Fallacies

Whether retirement is just around the corner or still years away, saving for a financially secure retirement can be daunting. It's important not to...
Why a Diverse Portfolio Makes all the Difference

Why a Diverse Portfolio Makes all the Difference

The common saying, "Don't put all your eggs in one basket" is just as relevant in the world of finance as it is in daily life.
Millennial Save for Retirement

9 Ways Millennials Can Prepare for Retirement

The reality of retirement is decades away for the millions of millennials. However, the challenges they face—accumulated student debt and limited higher-paying job opportunities—make...
Mind the Retirement Gap

Mind the Retirement Gap

It’s an age-old question: How much is enough? As you reach certain milestones, it becomes obvious that retirement is fast approaching. Are you saving...
Small steps lead to college dreams

#WhyI529: Small Steps Lead To Big Dreams

Every little bit helps. Whether you’re saving money by shopping for consignment items or investing funds for college dreams, Amanda Birdsong can attest to...
WhyI529: Making Out-of-State College a Reality

#WhyI529: Making Out-of-State College a Reality

College costs are on the rise making an out-of-state education a stretch for many families. That financial hurdle can be difficult, especially when your...
Budget Blues Keeping You from Saving for Retirement?

Budget Blues Keeping You from Saving for Retirement?

Do you have enough money to save for retirement? In a bankrate.com survey,* 36% of people said they are able to save some for...
#WhyI529: Saving Early Makes a Difference

#WhyI529: Saving Early Makes a Difference

Diapers, daycare and direct deposit ... for her kids' college savings. American Century Investments employee, Maria Huggins, shares why she’s starting her kids’ college...
Role Playing: Is your retirement plan in on the act?

Role Playing: Is Your Retirement Plan in on the Act?

When choosing funds for your retirement plan, it’s important to remember that each investment type plays a specific role. Ideally, you want investments that...