I Do...But Maybe I Don't Want to Share My Money

by Stacy Tharp 10. January 2013
So you've decided to take the plunge and get married! You may be perfectly willing to share your hopes, dreams, living space and deepest, darkest secrets with your soon-to-be spouse…but sharing your money? If you are like many couples, no matter how long you have been in a relationship and how well you know each other’s likes, dislikes and quirky habits, your finances may have remained fairly private from one another. Traditionally, when couples get married they immediately combine ... [More]

An Easy Way to Stick with Your Financial New Year's Resolution

by Andrew Schreiber 2. January 2013
The New Year allows for a fresh start. Many of us celebrate this new beginning by making a New Year’s resolution. I, like most people, make a New Year’s resolution and make a promise to myself to follow through with it indefinitely. However, oftentimes my motivation and desire fizzles out within a couple of weeks and I never look back. Whether your resolution is to exercise more, eat healthier, save money, or quit smoking, we all know how hard it is to stay motivated and follow throu... [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]


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