SMP What if You Haven’t Saved Enough for Retirement?

When you first begin your career as a young adult, retirement seems far away and not tangible enough to worry about. You start contributing to accounts, but you may not think about it beyond that. Then later, no matter how much you’ve saved and how ...

Overcoming Financial Anxiety

Financial anxiety is real and it can be paralyzing. You may feel physically sick when you think about the debt you have, the savings you don’t, or what would happen to your family if you lost your job. When you have anxiety, it’s easy to try and ...

Planning for Your Retirement Income Needs

For many people, the dream of a retirement rich with financial comforts has become overshadowed by financial stress and anxiety. People are living longer, making it harder to ensure you don’t run out of money during your retirement. Having the ...

What it Really Means if You Have Savings and Debt

Having a robust savings account feels good. Especially in these uncertain times it can be reassuring to know that you have money available if something, such as a job loss or a medical emergency, threatens your financial future. However, savings is ...

Traditional Retirement Plans Can Leave Much to be Desired

You are putting money away for your retirement every month, and you may feel proud of yourself for thinking of your future. But if you are just blindly adding money to an IRA, 401K, or other account without thinking of how that money will work for ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...
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