Getting Ready for the Golden Years: Tips on Saving for Retirement

Regardless of your age, it is important for you to start saving for your retirement. The statistics on retirement savings are startling. According to CNBC, people between the ages of 55 and 64 only have a median of $120,000 in retirement savings, which is just 12 percent of the $1 million that is recommended by experts. Whether you are in your 20s and just starting out or trying to catch up as you approach your golden years, there are some tips that you can follow to increase your retirement savings.


Tips to Maintain Your Savings During Hard Times

Though experts say the economic crisis is over, there are many still struggling to stay afloat. Job security is still shaky, and for those of us with savings still sitting in the bank, dipping into those savings is often the only way to keep from going under.


Rainy Day Saving: An Application of Game Theory

Having trouble reaching your savings goal? Maybe it's time to consider a new plan.


Family Budget Fridays: Affording College, Part 2

If you're willing to put forth the effort, you'll find the financial assistance to attend a great college or university.


Family Budget Fridays: Affording College – Part 1

College can be a blessing or can leave a student and parents with a financial burden. Approaching the life chapter with the right mindset is key to achieving college goals and keeping the family budget intact.


Finding Extra Money Using Snowflaking

Here's a way to sneak extra savings into your budget. Gather enough "snowflakes" to make a "snowball" and you'll be able to spend money you never thought you had.


Emergency Savings: How Much Do You Need?

We all hear how having emergency savings is important. How much should you save to keep yourself safe?


Four Simple Ways to Save More and Not Ruin Your Social Life

Why a large plastic flask, and not the Slap Chop, should be your new money-saving friend.

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