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Is it Too Early to Start Thinking about Retirement?

  When you’re in still in college, saving for retirement is probably the last thing on your to-do list. After all, your retirement is probably 40 or so years away, while you’re focused on more immediate concerns such as schoolwork, a job and day-to-day family responsibilities. But it’s never too early to start saving for… Continue Reading

ROI Report: Which Colleges Produce the Best-Paid Grads?

  Via LearnVest By Anna Williams -  College doesn’t come cheap. In fact, just one year of tuition at an in-state public university now tallies close to $19,000. Of course, research generally shows that a four-year degree tends to pay off in the long run—thanks to increased earnings over time. Still, for those who really want to ensure… Continue Reading

The Obamacare Effect: Why HSAs Are More Popular Than Ever

Via LearnVest By Shana Lebowitz – Obamacare has placed many Americans in a pickle. On one hand, their health insurance plans generally boast lower premiums—but they can also have sky-high deductibles. In some cases, the deductible may be so hefty that they never even meet it. If that scenario sounds familiar, don’t fret—there are ways to… Continue Reading

Get Your Finances in Shape for Summer

With summer around the corner, it’s a great time to get your finances in order before you hit the beach. Not only will you be ready to roll for the fall, but you can spend your time and energy enjoying your time off rather than worrying about bills and making ends meet. Step 1: Review… Continue Reading

The Credit Report Mistake 1 in 3 Americans Make

  Via LearnVest By Jennifer Liu -  As the school year inches to a close, students across the country will be eagerly (and maybe even anxiously) awaiting their final report cards. But just because you’re no longer in school doesn’t mean you’re off the hook for making sure your own report is in check—your credit… Continue Reading

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