| | How to Automate Your Retirement Savings
What to do to ensure that your money works for you
Because you want to enjoy your golden years, you already have a retirement savings plan. You put away a percentage of your earnings every month when you can. You are financially savvy enough that you are building savings elsewhere to make sure that you never need to touch your savings until you receive your proverbial gold watch. But are you doing everything you can to maximize your retirement savings?
| | 3 Ways to Save on Monthly Expenses
Smart ways to reduce or eliminate your regular expenses
Reducing your monthly expenses is a great way to consistently pay down debts or, if you owe nothing, to start saving for the future. Here are some of the best ways to reduce your monthly expenses now so that you can better save and prepare for your future.
| | What is Escrow and How Does it Work?
Understanding how you can use an escrow account when purchasing a home
If you are in the process of buying a home, you will probably hear the term escrow multiple times throughout the transactionboth before and after the real estate settlement itself. But since the term is used to describe different stages of the home buying process, it can be a bit confusing when you are trying to pin down the exact definition.
| | 3 Great Cars for Back to School
Comfort, affordability and more for going back to school
With the start of school comes the start of after school activities. That means lots of extra driving. So what could be a better place to start assessing your back-to-school needs than with a new car?