Money Tips for College Students

by Erica Starr 14. November 2012
If you are like many young people, going off to college is the first time you begin to feel like an independent individual. Your parents and teachers have taught you all they can to prepare you for the “real world,” and now it’s up to you to decide whether or not you’d like to follow the advice and lessons you’ve learned over the years. With no one around to scold you or tell you what to do, entering into your newly emancipated lifestyle, it can be tempting to make ... [More]

Managing Your Money in Retirement

by Andrew Schreiber 6. November 2012
Your days of working are over. Now you have to figure out a new financial plan. The nest egg that you have accumulated through your pre-retirement years will determine the type of life you are able to live post-retirement. The more disciplined with saving you have been in your younger years, the more comfortably you should be able to live in your golden years. If you spent the younger days of your life thinking that you would never make it past 60, yet now 60 has come and gone and you’re s... [More]

I Just Graduated from College, Welcome to My Private Jet

by Stacy Tharp 18. October 2012
Hey college grads - picture this: after receiving your diploma, you’ve landed a great job at a Fortune 500 company and you’ve got a killer apartment in Harbor East overlooking the water, on which you spend your weekends out on your new boat, where your new “bling” sparkles in the sunlight. Now take a safety pin and pop that ridiculous dream cloud. I could say I’m sorry for smashing (or popping) your dreams, but instead I’m going to say welcome to the real worl... [More]


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