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Feeling Lucky? Don't Chance It with Your Investments

Feeling Lucky? Don’t Chance It with Your Investments

If the recent rally has you feeling lucky about jumping in or out of the markets, this may cost your portfolio. No one knows how the markets will move next, which makes it difficult...
Resolve to Take Control of Your Finances in 2017

Resolutions for 2017—Take Control of Your Finances

Looking back, 2016 gave us plenty of market shocks, such as China’s surprise currency devaluation and slowdown in growth, UK’s Brexit vote and the U.S. election. As a whole, the year taught investors to...
Holiday Spending Got You Feeling Scrooged?

Holiday Spending Got You Feeling Scrooged?

Holiday cards have been addressed. Wrapping paper and frilly bows are at the ready. You can almost hear the strains of “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” It’s easy to get caught...
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 let time get away from you when it comes to...
unforseen job changes

Unforeseen Job Change? Don’t Let Your Finances Suffer

Many people who experience a sudden job change may face some personal finance challenges. Monthly bills, discretionary spending and current debt are just a few of the items that may require attention with this...
What are you saving for?

What Are You Saving For?

Using the right tool for a job can make all the difference in the success of the task, and investing is no different. Individuals have many types of investment goals, and the number of...
Strategies for catching up

Late to the Retirement Race? Strategies for Catching Up

Whether you got a late start or you just plain haven’t been saving enough, there are ways you can start to potentially increase your retirement savings now. The best time to save is now If you are in...

Chart of the Week: Americans Financially Secure but Not Saving

People in the U.S. have felt more financially secure over the past 12 months. A majority of those surveyed experienced increased job security, were more comfortable with their debt levels, and believe their financial situation...
Top Wedding Cost Statistics 2014

Chart of the Week: Our Wedding Cost How Much?!

Planning for big life events has never been as important, especially considering the average cost of a wedding in 2014 eclipsed $30,000. According to a recent survey by The Knot, couples spent an average...

Need a College Savings Boost? Use Your Tax Refund

If you're expecting a refund this tax year, consider using the amount to invest in your child or grandchild's college education. Higher education costs are on the rise, and more parents and grandparents are expecting to...