Easy Steps to Help Plan for Your Retirement

Easy Steps to Help Plan for Your Retirement

By Andrew

All of us daydream about retirement. We look forward to the days where we can sleep in late, travel the country and spend time with our families instead of long days at the office. Unfortunately, the planning part isn’t quite as fun as daydreaming. And figuring out how much you’ll need to live comfortably for…

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5 Reasons You Should Go to Trade School

5 Reasons You Should Go to Trade School

By Kat

Trade, or vocational, schools are incredibly beneficial for a number of different reasons, but above all, they allow adults of all ages to learn a hard skill that they can take with them to start a new, lucrative career. Trade schools are a solid option for many people and it’s important to champion them. But,…

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Making the Move: How Much Does It Actually Cost?

Making the Move: How Much Does It Actually Cost?

By Jeff

Everyone knows that moving can be a financial burden. There are the obvious expenses: a realtor to sell your current home, the cost of moving trucks and movers, and, of course, the cost of financing a new home. However, there are also other costs that people may not realize at first: the time you have…

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Top Paying College Towns by Industry

Top Paying College Towns by Industry

By Kat

With graduation just under three months away, college seniors across the country are preparing to enter the workforce. They’re polishing their resumes, attending career fairs, and traveling to job interviews- all in eager anticipation of what’s to come. But tucked beneath the excitement of finally earning the degree they’ve worked tirelessly for, lies an unsettled…

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Paycheck Breakdown: Are salaried positions better than hourly positions?

Paycheck Breakdown: Are salaried positions better than hourly positions?

By Kat

On average, Americans spend one-third of their lives working, which is why job satisfaction is always such a hot topic. No one should spend 30 years unhappy, working a dead-end job. Work and play don’t have to be synonymous, but finding a career where you feel your time is well-spent is a major key to…

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3 Ways to Make Your Retirement Planning Stress-Free

3 Ways to Make Your Retirement Planning Stress-Free

By Andrew

Unfortunately, retirement planning typically isn’t a top priority for most of today’s workforce; mortgage and debt repayment tend to be the more important financial priorities for many. However, when you are tied to debt or considered with other financial goals, retirement may seem like an uncomfortable time marked by financial stress and a decrease in…

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Personal Finance for Main St

When residents of Main St look for news on how the economy is performed that day, it's often reported in terms of how the "Dow" or the S&P 500 performed that day. So what is the Dow? Ditto for the S&P 500?

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