Student Loans and Their Effect of Retirement Savings

Should paying off your student loans take priority, or should saving for retirement be your focus? Saving for retirement and paying off your student loans are equally important. You know that your debt has an impact on your retirement savings, but ...
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How Debt Will Affect Your Retirement

When you are approaching your retirement years, you may be focused on how much you have saved, and not how much you have in debt. But carrying debt into retirement can have a significant impact on your retirement lifestyle. Without a steady income ...

The Value of Money VS. the Impact of Debt

You truly can’t consider yourself financially stable if you are carrying debt, and although it feels difficult, it is possible to become debt free. Do you understand the impact of debt in your full financial picture? You may bring in a good salary, ...

Understanding the Realities of Debt Settlement

Before you opt for a quick fix, such as debt settlement, it’s important to understand the short and long-term effects of your decision. There are few things more stressful than debt. Whether it’s a little or a lot, debt has a way of making people ...

8 Things Financially Successful People Have in Common

Financially successful people are proactive with their finances, meaning they are aware of their specific goals and take deliberate action toward meeting those goals. While it may seem at first glance that financially successful people are just ...

7 Mistakes to Avoid if You're in Debt

In order to climb out of debt and get yourself to a more financially secure and stable future, it’s important to avoid common mistakes that can derail and postpone your progress. The decision to get out of debt can seem overwhelming and confusing, ...

Steps to Take When Financially Securing Your Retirement

If you’re planning on retiring within the next ten years, you likely have a mix of emotions from relief and excitement to apprehension and worry about whether you’ll be financially ready when the time comes. Fortunately, there are some retirement ...

Is it Worth it to Start Investing Your Money After Age 50?

While it is always smart to start investing as early as possible, there are still plenty of advantages to investing at any point leading up to retirement. Retirement income planning can be stressful, especially if you have turned 50 and don’t think ...
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