Saving for College: Doable or an Impossible Nightmare?

Did you know 50 percent of families save for their kid’s college education? If you didn’t know, chances are you’re part of the 50 percent that doesn’t save – and, hey, there’s nothing wrong with that! Lots of financial advisors urge parents to think more about saving for their retirement, rather than saving for their […]

Credit Repair or Credit Reaper? How to Tell the Difference

Unless you have been sleeping for the last 5 years, you know that our country (along with a lot of the world) is in a financial bind. Of course, if you didn’t know it already, the credit repair ads on the television and Internet probably gave you some kind of clue. The problem for many […]

When Are Kids The Most Expensive? The Answer May Surprise You – Guest Post

My husband and I are putting together the family budget for 2014. For the first time this year, we’ll have both of our kids in public school — our littlest one will start all-day kindergarten this fall. Although some people don’t like the idea of kindergarten lasting all day–instead of the “half-day” kindergarten we all […]

Five Important Financial Benefits of Marriage

Marriage should always be about being in love with your partner and not about what you will gain financially, but when two people fall in love and get married, there will be certain financial benefits for both of you. Combining two incomes can certainly make a difference, but the benefits go even further. Here’s a […]

Infographic: Women, Children and Debt

Is it any coincidence that women, specifically women who are mothers, have little to a lot of debt? This interesting Infographic shows how age, relationship status and other factors come in to play when we think about women, children and debt. Infographic created by CareOne Debt Relief Services.