The Bank of Mom and Dad: When to Shut It Down

by Sara Seeger 5. February 2015
No formal application, no interest, and no credit history check- sounds like a pretty sweet deal, right? In most cases, this describes the Bank of Mom and Dad. Too often, parents are left in a financial dilemma by giving out zero interest loans to their children, or in some cases, just giving out free money. As parents, you want to give your children the world and help them through all stages of life. Ultimately, there comes a time when the support you give your kids needs to shift from financia... [More]

6 Tips to Financially Prepare for Your New Pregnancy

by Erica Starr 27. January 2015
Your life will never be the same – and neither will your bank account. All the joys of parenthood that you are going to experience over the years unfortunately won’t come free. From the first day you find out that you’re expecting to the last payment you make towards college tuition, the dollars immediately start adding up Whether or not your pregnancy was part of your grand life and/or financial plan, there are a few things you should start to think of to make sure you are as... [More]

Top 10 Posts of 2014

by Stacy Tharp 31. December 2014
Well here we are, folks. 12 hours away from 2015. To send off the year, we compliled a list of our top 10 most popular blog posts from 2014. 1) Infographic: The Average Cost of a Maryland Wedding 2) How Identity Thieves Steal Your Information 3) 5 Inexpensive Ways to Improve the Look of Your Home 4) Tax Prep Tips: What Do I Need to Know to File Successfully? 5) Traditional vs. Roth IRAs: How to Choose 6) Consolidating Your Debt - Why It's Important and when to Consider It 7) 5 Actions That Hur... [More]


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