Posts Tagged ‘planning’

Bounce Back After Retirement Savings Setbacks

If you feel like you’re falling behind on retirement savings, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey, nearly half of Americans age 45 to 65 feel they are behind on saving for retirement and worry they are too far behind to reach their goals. The vast majority (98 percent) (more…)

Understanding The Ins And Outs Of Your Credit Score

Understanding The Ins And Outs Of Your Credit Score

You’re probably aware of how important your credit score is when you’re applying for a loan or line of credit. But what do you know beyond that? Learn what your credit score means, how you can improve it, and why your credit score may differ depending on where you get (more…)

What Do Rising Rates Mean for Retirees?

What Do Rising Rates Mean for Retirees?

Interest rates are on the rise, and the Federal Reserve (often referred to as “the Fed”) may continue gradually raising interest rates in response to a growing economy and strong labor market. Retirees may wonder how rising rates will affect their finances going forward. Higher Cost of Borrowing Retirees who (more…)

Why You Need a Financial Plan

Why You Need a Financial Plan

Go from Dreaming to Doing Are you a dreamer, a doer, a procrastinator or a planner? Dreamers tend to have big goals for the future with few plans for making them happen. Doers are action-takers who focus on meeting today’s demands and may overlook big-picture planning or dreaming about the (more…)